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How to not be a gumby

If you’re still making these mistakes, this is your chance to evolve and leave your gumby ways behind you.

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Climbing lingo

Climber speak explained. Read on, and you’ll soon know the difference between a ‘dyno’ and a ‘deadpoint’ and between a ‘crab’ and a ‘cam’.

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12 Signs that you’re a gearhead

If your interest in outdoor gear borders on obsession, you might already suspect that you’re a gearhead. The following 12 signs can confirm your suspicion.

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How to poop in the backcountry

Answering the call of nature doesn’t have to be a hazardous exercise. This article explains how to safely do a number two while adhering to LNT principles.

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When to use trekking poles

Trekking poles offer real advantages in certain situations. This article explains when to use sticks and how to get the most out of them.

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Trail running vs road running

There are significant differences between road running and trail running, and these are not limited to the type of terrain or gear worn.

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A day hiker’s checklist

Having the right kit is one of the first steps to being properly prepared for a day hike. This comprehensive list covers everything you might need.

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How to transition to zero-drop shoes

Learn how to transition safely to zero-drop shoes from a pair of conventional running shoes.

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Snake bite treatment and prevention

The chances are you’ll never need to treat a snake bite, but if you do, knowing what to do can mean the difference between life and death.