WHERE: Vedauwoo (Pr: vee-da-voo) is a nationally renowned scenic area located in Southwestern Wyoming within the Medicine Bow National Forest. Drivers traveling between Cheyenne and Laramie on Interstate 80 will be treated to iconic rock outcroppings. It covers an area of over 2.25 million acres in Wyoming and Colorado. Though it is decidedly unclear, some… Read More

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Friedi Kühne is a slacker. Not that kind of slacker! He works hard, at the sport of slacklining. The Munich, Germany native and Red Fox aficionado/ambassador has become a slacklining master. Slacklining refers to the act of walking or balancing along a suspended length of flat webbing that is tied between two anchors. It is… Read More

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“I’d do it again!” Kathy Wickum and Jimi Alida are sitting in the backroom of Red Fox North America in Lyons, Colorado, with huge grins on their faces. “Oh it was amazing,” said Kathy. “I’d do it again in a second,” added Jimi. The two are remembering the 72-hour long course of the 14th Red… 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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Off-width n : A wide, off-sized crack [on a vertical rock face] too big for fist jams yet too narrow to be a squeeze chimney. Off-widths are generally 4 to 12 inches wide and require hand-fist stacks, kneebars, Leavittation, etc. (from The Climbing Dictionary, by Matt Samet) By Lizzy Scully, Photo by Fredrik Marmsater “I’m… Read More

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“I might have to cry,” I said as I looked up at my climbing partner, Jason. All the parts of my body that I could still move were shaking uncontrollably. Crying seemed the next helpless action to take. Jason looked at the 4000-pound granite boulder that had pinned me to the ground. “It’s okay to… Read More

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Red Fox Athlete Quinn Brett and Max Barlerin have climbed up a storm in Patagonia over the last few weeks, summitting the Goretta Pillar on Cerro Fitz Roy, and Aguja Saint-Exupery. Stay tuned for more stories and photos by this dynamic duo. This is Part II of their summit attempt of Fitz Roy and their… Read More

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Red Fox Ambassador Quinn Brett and her partner and Red Fox Blogger Max Barlerin recently climbed “Mate, Porro y Todo lo Demas” on the Goretta Pillar of Cerro Fitz Roy. They had, “excellent climbing and stunning scenery,” said Quinn in a recent Facebook post. “The journey continues. Amazed at our ability as individuals and as… Read More

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Never trust a man whose favorite crag is called the Mud Wall. One cold Sunday in late March I received a phone call from my long-time friend, Jeff Achey. “I’m writing an article on the San Rafael Swell!” he said, enthusiastically. “It’s the best new climbing area I’ve found. It’s incredible! Amazing. It’s just like… Read More

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Text by Max Barlerin Skeptic: “So, what is it that you do in Colorado?” Max: “Well, I really like to climb and ski.” Skeptic: “No no, I mean what do you do for work?” The underlying assumption from this type of questioning is that we are defined by the work that we do, and how… Read More

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One of the most photogenic areas in the Moab Valley, and arguably in the world, Castle Valley, Utah, boasts loads of sandstone towers, scenic hiking, biking trails, and a dead silent camping experience. Kick back in the sand in any of the free or paid campgrounds after dark and watch a skyscape unfold around you… Read More

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When Quinn Brett walks into a room, you can’t help but smile at her bright eyes, huge grin, and often pink, green, or purple hair. Brett is almost always positive, and she has good reason to be. Aside from just signing on to be one of Red Fox’s elite North America athletes, Brett has settled… Read More

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Photos by Noah Hanawalt Local Lyons, Colorado, big wall enthusiast Tom Morrow started rock climbing while stationed at Fort Carson U.S. Army base in 1987. It didn’t take him long to find his way to Yosemite National Park, where he spent his 20s and 30s climbing the famed “Big Stone” (aka El Capitan). Now a… Read More

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Lyons, Colo., resident Lizzy Scully 1st climbed the Diamond of Longs Peak in the late 1990s. She’s been on the top twice alone or with just a partner, once in a rolling sea of white that covered the entire Front Range.

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