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How to destress during finals week

In Climbing by Alexis D'AzevedoLeave a Comment

This time of year, we’re all stressed. And that’s putting it lightly. There’s so much to prepare for and study and finish before the sweet relief of break, and it’s super overwhelming. Sometimes, the best way to deal with all this headache, is simply to take a break. That’s just what our photographer, Alexis D’Azevedo did to get her mind off …

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What to pack for a pre-orientation trip

In Camping, Climbing, Featured, Gear, Hiking, Seasonal by AudreyMorrisLeave a Comment

Pre-orientation trips are so unique because they give everyone access to cool outdoor activities, without forcing them to go out and buy every single piece of outdoor group gear ever to come into existence. With the expensive main stuff covered, there are a few personal things that pre-orientation leaders should request all members to bring so everyone is prepared for …

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All the gear you’ll need for climbing pre-orientation trips

In Climbing, Featured, Gear, Seasonal by AudreyMorris2 Comments

If your pre-orientation outfit runs climbing trips, there’s a whole other list of gear to stock up on in the rental shop. So, we’re here to make that job a piece of cake, with suggestions for the best shoes, harnesses, helmets, and other technical equipment for every leader, trip, and skill level.   CLIMBING SHOES For: The highly aggressive (climbing …

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Student athlete feature: Nathan Withey

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College is hard; I struggle to balance work, school and my weekend warrior outdoor lifestyle. I think many will agree that dilemmas such as, “Do I read this chapter about Supply Chain Management or go skiing with my friends?” or, “Should I practice a few more differential equations or head over for Beer and Bouldering at the local gym?” crop …