Author: TonyDasilva

Trailblazer’s Storm Survival Kit

We are in the midst of the quiet before the storm, so, this weekend, get prepared, ask questions, and suit up for this week’s incoming storm. Also, stop in to any of our locations...

Climbing Anchor and Belay Stations

Climbing belay stations are climbing’s most important anchors . Your and  your partner’s lives literally depend on them. 1. The rules for placing gear for anchor stations, whether for lead or top rope situations are...

Trailblazer Interviews Conrad Anker

Conrad Anker was awesome enough to take the time away from his busy schedule to answer some of our personal questions. He’s also coming to New Haven this week for his personal presentation with the North Face Speaker...

Breathtaking Photos of Mount Everest

When I used to read about the great Mount Everest in my textbook and magazines, I always used to wonder how it looked. Sunrise Over Mount Everest Download Wallpaper (1600 x 1200 pixels) Prayer Flags,...

The Gunks Rundown With Charlie Kelly (PICS)

A trad climber’s Mecca. A city rat’s favorite getaway. The Shawangunk Ridge—The Gunks, that is—is a crowded, inspiring mess during the summer months. It’s a line of bedrock that emerges from the foot of...

Vibram FiveFingers Aren’t Just for Running

Experience the trail. Designed to replicate being barefoot, Vibram FiveFingers provides a uniquely natural way for you to feel the earth beneath your feet—whatever form that earth might take. Whether trekking for you means...