The first in a two-part blog series focused on demystifying tent fabric technology.
From solo missions to group adventures, we’ll help you choose.
These dishes are ultralight, calorie-packed and fast and easy to prep after a long day on the trail.
The secret to the art, from someone who spends her life in high places.
This simple dish is hearty, delicious, and, when you add the wild edibles, always in season.
Journey into MSR’s past to see the many MSR innovations that pioneered new safety and design standards in outdoor gear.
I’ve got a few basic philosophies when it comes to gear selection for any of my adventures. First and foremost, I look for equipment that is the perfect combination of strength, weight, reliability and repairability.
Click image to open gallery Story and photos by Jess Roskelley Climbing has always been a privilege for me. As the son of a well-known climbing figure, John Roskelley, my interest in mountain climbing grew as I accompanied my dad on more and more trips around the Pacific Northwest. I had a rare opportunity to see how a professional climber trains, works, and plans for the next expedition, while trying to maintain a normal life at home. Communication was limited in the 1970s and 1980s, so it was always a relief for my mother to get a call from dad in Kathmandu, Rawalpindi, or some exotic place to let us know he was okay and headed home. It was a fun, adventurous, and sometimes stressful lifestyle that was not for…
Story by Holly Walker / Photos by Zebulon Blais Maderno was flooded with ghouls, vampires and comic book characters. It isn’t unusual for this pedestrian street to be bustling, but this strange cast had packed themselves into the street like sardines for the Saturday before Dia de Muertos (a Mexican holiday celebrating passed family and friends). I was in the thick of Mexican culture. Known for surfing, spicy food, tequila and Mariachi music, Mexico is an unlikely destination for a ski adventure. But, where there is snow, there can be skiing, and Mexico is home to some very high, snow-capped volcanoes. Still, as I took in the scene of one of the biggest cities in the world, I wondered how I had gotten here. A month earlier, I was having…