Month: September 2015

Christo Redentor – A Different way to the top

Rio De Janiero has an unmistakable landscape. Granite domes litter the sea, urban sprawl seems to have been invented here, and the jungle still has its grip on many parts of the city. The environment provides a fix of both metropolitan hustle and outdoor adventure steps from your door. Staying in Ipanema, one of the […] Read more…

Why I Train

Training is an important component in excelling at your passions, and with training comes recovery time. Currently, the group of friends I’m with are going at it too hard and are paying for it. Why? Because training requires recovery and there’s not a lot of that going on right now. I admit, I too am […] Read more…

Making Rope from Grass

In the following video, YouTube user NightHawkLight demonstraights how to effectively craft and produce rope from long strands of grass. There’s no arguement about the neccessity and utility that rope offers when camping. It’s important and/or useful in almost any situation and listed on almost every survival checklist out there. In the video, NightHawkLight quickly […] Read more…

For the Guys: Climb like a Girl

Climbing with boys is really fun. While everyone knows ‘girls just want to have fun,’ the climber boys want fun too… but they want it now, by any means. Let me explain, from my experience, especially given the testosterone fog that sweeps in and settles over climbing destinations, boys have the hardest time when it […] Read more…