Where: Prescott, Arizona. Located just west of smack-dab-in-the-middle of Arizona. Elevation: 5500 feet. Environment: High desert. Surrounded by 3 national forests: Prescott National Forest, Kaibab National Forest and Coconino National Forest. Less than 2 hours from Flagstaff, Sedona and Phoenix. Why: Willow Lake and Watson Lake are two conjoining reservoirs that were dammed in the… Read More

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In my recent post about learning to ski with a back-country professional, I made a joke about teaching an old dog new tricks. While it was mostly a poke at my age and my lack of skiing experience having grown up in Colorado, there is a lot of truth to the way that this mindset… Read More

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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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Where Red Rock Canyon, just a few miles from Las Vegas, off State Route 159. Why In 1987 I was on an assignment in Las Vegas. I was writing a series on how Sin City was working to change its reputation. I interviewed the governor, the casino owners, and a lot of community leaders on… Read More

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WHERE: The Sandia Mountains is an easily accessible range immediately to the east of Albuquerque, New Mexico within the Cibola National Forest. Part of the range is protected as the Sandia Mountain Wilderness. Its highest point is Sandia Crest, at 10,679 feet (3256m). WHY: Just a short drive from a major metropolitan area of more… 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: Horsetooth Reservoir is just west of Ft. Collins, and about an hour and a half north of Denver. WHY: For the adventurer who leans toward water sports, this is heaven. It’s huge reservoir in the foothills surrounded by almost 2,000 acres of public lands. Horsetooth is a great place for fishing, boating, camping, picnicking,… Read More

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India. I hated it upon first arrival. I was a jet lagged unprepared American and it was 4 am. I spoke no Indian. I smelled of recycled air and privilege. With a fax number for my hotel contact and a vague mile long street location, I was downright lucky the kind and patient taxi driver… Read More

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Shoshala, the cliff luring us to this side of the Himachal Pradesh, loomed straight over head. This was Option Number One. It was first climbed by a Finnish team a few springs ago. Their climb, mixed with many bolts, opened a series of corners and small cracks on the south-center aspect of this spearheaded 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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Come by RED FOX in Lyons for this free class!  Tuesday, May 10 at 6 pm. How do you even begin to venture from the climbing gym to the local crag? Topics include: -Top rope anchors -Crag etiquette -Hazard assessments and risk management -Reading a route

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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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Scotland’s western edge is littered with inlets, isles, craggy mountains and wet coastal trails. For planet trekkers it is a magical place to visit. This part of the country is remote, untamed, wet and emblematic of the kings, armies and clans that once ruled the land. Walk the hills of Trossachs National Park, climb good… Read More

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The Directors of Red Fox test all equipment produced by their company first hand. For example, last summer, along with a group of friends, the general director of the company, Alexander Glushkovsky, climbed the highest mountain in Bolivia – Nevado Sajama (6542 m). RF: Why did you choose this peak? Alex: The answer is simple:… Read More

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Colorado is a wonderful place in the summer. When you can spend a day summer skiing in the morning, climbing in the afternoon, and stand-up paddle boarding during the sunset, you know it’s a special time of year. There are only a few places in the world, however, where you can safely find yourself hundreds… 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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Climbing big mountains takes stamina and determination. Usually the stamina is fueled with food. Last December 11-19, 2014, Alexander Vovni and Konstantin Dikovsky successfully completed a unique scientific project to climb South America’s highest peak while going hungry. Herewith an interview with the two to explain why. RFNA: What was a purpose of the “hungry”… Read More

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On April, 10th eleven mountaineers will start their expedition to the top of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8848 m). Professional guides will accompany the group, because most of the participants will climb the highest peak on Earth for the first time. Climbing fans will have a unique opportunity to watch the ascent which… 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 the conclusion of an interview with Vlad and Vasily on the Zamberlan expedition. RedFoxNA: There were difficult weather conditions in… Read More

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RTSportNews of Russia captured the competitors of the 10th Annual Red Fox Adventure Race in Karelia in this YouTube video while they biked, kayaked, climbed and ran for two days. The winners covered 300km in less than 25 hours without any sleep; almost 12 hours faster than organizers expected. © 2014

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