Mountain Culture®

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Giving Thanks and Showing Gratitude

The entire KÜHL family would like to thank our loyal customers, ambassadors, friends, and family for sharing our passion to get outdoors and have fun. Today - and every day - we give thanks for the big and little things that make up the mountain culture we l

Putting a snowboard on for the first time ever!

Learning to Snowboard and Coping with Withdrawals

This winter, I learnt to snowboard and fully embraced the sport, having fallen in love it. After buying a ski pass to the local Wintergreen Ski Resort and purchasing a moderately priced board, boots, helmet and goggles, I put my shame aside and tumbled down th

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More Than Just Mountains: Colorado Channel 2

Our guys Tommy, Marc, and John are climbing the Seven Summits in order to raise awareness and funds for Cystic Fibrosis. So far, they have climbed Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, an

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Nepal Earthquake Relief

News of the massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal has focused the world’s attention on the plight of the survivors. It is now estimated that over 7000 people were killed by the huge seismic event, with close to 15,000 injured. This doesn’t take into account the

Shawn with a falcon

Falcon Hacking

By Shawn Hayes Hacking falcons is a practice that was developed by falconers. It was intended to be used as a method of reintroducing the peregrine falcon back in to the wild. In the Elizabethan era falconers placed young falcons in a wagon or “hac

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Remnants of the Past, Visions of the Future

By Nathan Williamson I have been working relentlessly to finish a 5.14? project in Little Cottonwood Canyon. It's funny, for only having a few moves, I sure have c

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Are FKT's the New FA?

Enough with the acronyms! First Ascents and First Descents have long been sought after by the climbing, mountaineering, and skiing (etc…) communities, but what’s left? If you want to bag a first ascent it means you’re pretty much getting on something tha

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Dog Friendly Backcountry Vacation Destinations

America's National Park system is great, it's even been called "America's Best Idea" in a film series by PBS. But despite all the Park system has done for the preservation of our most beautiful wild places, the a