Canyoneering Terminology A-D

Abseil Rappelling is a more common name for it. Sliding down a rope under control. Aid Climbing The use of anything other than the natural rock features. Alpine Style Canyoneering in a [...]

Hiking Slang

Feel free to add to the list. Anchor: Affix a rope to the rock via a bolt or webbing Autoblock: Another name for a Prusik Loop. Used for slowing descent of a rope or ascending a rope. Beer: [...]

Buying New Hiking Boots

Buying the right hiking boot depends on the kind of hiking you’ll be doing — the terrain and distance you’ll typically cover and the amount of protection you’ll need. Trail runners are good for [...]


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