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The Best Women’s Climbing Pants of 2017

The Best Women’s Climbing Pants of 2017

I tested all of the pants, so you don't have to. My top picks to cover your bottom for everything from afterwork gym sessions to long days in the alpine.

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Ode to the 13-Minute Mile

Ode to the 13-Minute Mile

A personal essay about life as a desperately slow trail runner. Published on Trail Sisters as a guest contributor.

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TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST ALPINE CLIMBING TRIP

TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST ALPINE CLIMBING TRIP

Writing and photography from MSR's Summit Register blog.

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Black Diamond Stance Belay Parka

Black Diamond Stance Belay Parka

Tested and reviewed a super warm winter belay parka. Published on Evening Sends.

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BIVY IN STYLE: 5 TIPS FOR A MORE COMFORTABLE NIGHT IN THE ALPINE

BIVY IN STYLE: 5 TIPS FOR A MORE COMFORTABLE NIGHT IN THE ALPINE

Writing and photography for MSR Summit Register blog. This post was part of a series created in collaboration with Charlotte Austin following a trip to the North Cascades.

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Black Diamond Creek 35 Backpack Review

Black Diamond Creek 35 Backpack Review

Tested and reviewed a climbing specific backpack for Evening Sends.

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La Sportiva Women’s Otaki Review

La Sportiva Women’s Otaki Review

Tested and reviewed a new high-end women's climbing shoe. Published on Evening Sends.

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La Sportiva Women's Solution Review

La Sportiva Women's Solution Review

Tested and reviewed a high-end women's specific climbing shoe. Published in Rock and Ice Magazine.

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Black Diamond Women's Apparel Review

Black Diamond Women's Apparel Review

Tested and reviewed new women's apparel from Black Diamond. Published on rockandice.com.

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Mad Rock Women's Lotus Review

Mad Rock Women's Lotus Review

Tested and reviewed an aggressive climbing shoe for women. Published in Rock and Ice Magazine.

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PROBAR: Fuel For The Whole Day

PROBAR: Fuel For The Whole Day

Recommendations and reviews from a weeklong kayaking trip fueled by PROBAR products. Published on Outdoor Prolink.

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Sierra Designs Eleanor Plus 700 3-Season Review

Sierra Designs Eleanor Plus 700 3-Season Review

Review of a new down sleeping bag by Sierra Designs. Published on Outdoor Prolink.

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