Are you interested in climbing ice but have no idea where to start? The sport is foreign to most people and intimidating to get into. There are many questions to consider. Where to go? What gear is needed? Is it safe? This article will touch on the basics that you need to know to get… Read More

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Alaska – it’s the biggest and most sparsely populated U.S. state. Best known for its dramatic mountains, plus a diversity of forests and wide-open spaces with abundant wildlife and many small towns. It’s a destination for outdoor activities including skiing, hiking, mountain biking and kayaking. Denali National Park is home to North America’s highest peak,… Read More

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WHERE Nestled against the foothills of the Wind River Mountains and on the banks of the Popo Agie River, Lander is in west-central Wyoming. It sits on state highway 287, which came up from Ft. Collins, Colorado and continues on into Montana to the north. Lander is 270 miles northwest of state capitol Cheyenne. WHY… Read More

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A year after his attempt was stopped by a deadly earthquake in Nepal, Red Fox co-founder Vlad Moroz reached the summit of Mt. Everest on Friday, May 20. Moroz and the Russian team were at advanced base camp (6,400 meters) last year when the earthquake struck. Multiple avalanches shook snow and ice loose from the… Read More

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A wood stove heats the dining room of Gokyo Namaste Lodge, one of two lodges my new friend Tenzing runs in this tiny town. The room has windows on three sides to encourage the amazing view over the lake and steep mountain faces. It is 8 am and I just ordered French Toast, three scrambled… Read More

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Last week members of the 7summits Club established Base Camp at 5100 meters on the North Ridge route of Mt. Everest. It took a full week to get from Kathmandu, Nepal, to camp. The camp is very well equipped. Each team member has their own tent plus there is a canteen, a community kitchen, an… Read More

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If it’s April, climbing teams from around the world are heading to base camp below the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. It’s like that every year. This week, Red Fox co-founder Vlad Moroz left St. Petersburg for the journey to Tibet and base camp, as part of a Russian team that last year was at… Read More

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There is more to technical climbing in the U.S. than Lost Arrow Spire, Half Dome, El Capitan, Devils Thumb and Fairview Dome. A lot more. Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the best climbing parks in North America with a great selection of alpine rock spires, high alpine faces, spring couloirs, plus, of course,… Read More

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The familiar beep of a cheap wristwatch alarm disrupted me from a night of fitful sleep. In the dark, Quinn Brett, Crystal Davis-Robbins, and I burst into activity. We put on layers, laced up our boots, located our pre-organized packs and gear in the dark and hurriedly wolfed down hot oatmeal. The Approach Within 30… Read More

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Heading for Denali is on a lot of climber’s bucket lists. As a 6000 meter summit it is respectably high, but not Everest. Nonetheless it is a serious alpine adventure. Kurt Wedberg, guide-owner of Sierra Mountaineering International, is there now and he readily acknowledges Denali is equally as serious as Everest, except for the difference… Read More

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During October 2014 the Director of Red Fox, Vladislav Moroz and Sales Manager Vasily Voloshin joined an expedition to Ama Dablam (6856m /22,488′) to celebrate Zamberlan’s 85th year making exceptional boots and shoes. Here is an interview with Vlad and Vasily on the Zamberlan expedition. RFNA: You were part of an international team that participated… Read More

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