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April 9, 2018

Spotlight: Project Rock Climbing Gym Headlamp Event

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  For those of us who are part of the climbing community here in Florida, we have definitely felt the deficit when it comes to realistic training for outdoor climbing. It’s true when they say that the only real way to prepare for an ou...

April 1, 2018

College Outside officially discontinues all men’s gear, says guys can just buy larger female sizes

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April 1, 2018 — Ladies and women, females and girls, get your typewriters and fountain pens ready because today marks a momentous occasion that will go down in history books for all of eternity. College Outside, the world-famous collegia...

March 22, 2018

Get Experience, Get Outside: Managing School and an Internship

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What is that? was my first reaction as I looked at my Outward Bound Instructor’s split-board. What looked like a pair of oddly cut skis were actually two halves to a snowboard. The core concept is that you can put skins on the bottom, ...

March 14, 2018

College Outside Takes the American Alpine Club Benefit Dinner

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There’s something comical about a roomful of rock climbers and mountaineers all clad in tuxedos and sequined gowns. I thought this as I tottered into the cocktail hour at the American Alpine Club’s Annual Benefit Dinner. I wore a dr...

March 13, 2018

OutThere Colorado: Why You Should Take an Avalanche Awareness Clinic

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By Meg Atteberry, OutThere Colorado Regardless if you have years of experience in the backcountry, or you are just getting started, everyone has something to learn at an avalanche awareness clinic. What Is an Avalanche Awareness Clinic? ...

March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day: Reflections of a Female Climber

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It’s the golden hour of desert rock climbing—the fleeting moments before dusk when the sandstone crags catch fire and the cacti appear almost lush in the setting sun. It’s this blissful hour that I tend to relish. Each final pitch ...

March 5, 2018

OutThere Colorado: Leave No Trace this Winter with These Best Practices

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By Meg Atteberry, OutThere Colorado Just because the ground is covered doesn’t mean you can throw Leave No Trace out the window. Mountain ecosystems work overtime to survive in harsh winter weather. Keep your outdoor space pristine thi...

February 28, 2018

Post-Grad Adventures of Indigo Catton on the Pacific Crest Trail

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Have you ever made a crazy, outdoors-related bucket list for yourself? Ever considered actually completing it? The colorful Indigo Catton, University of Pennsylvania grad and Penn Outdoors Club (UPOC) President 2016-2017, is doing just t...

February 11, 2018

Part 1: You know you’re dating an outdoors person when…

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Valentine’s Day is upon us, and what a time it is for all the lucky ducks in love! February 14 is the one day of the year you can bring out all the cheese you can muster, and do everything in your power to show that special someone how...

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