Meet Steve Banks

Sounds like the perfect childhood to us Steve Banks. 

Meet Mike Soucy

Having self control can be overrated sometimes – just ask Mike Soucy    

The North Face | 2019 Ski Mentorship Camp Report

“I don’t want to spend 30 years figuring something out when I can learn the tricks from someone who has already spent 30 years figuring it out.  If you stack this up a couple generations it may be more like 100 years of tricks.” – Ben Markhart About AMGA Mentorship Camps AMGA Mentorship Camps are […]

Meet Kevin Shon

Rambunctious but well intending, hyper active / a streak of light coming across the room … meet Kevin Shon  

Part 12 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Belay from Above

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the twelfth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Belay from Above with AMGA Instructor Team Member Margaret Wheeler—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch the […]

Part 10 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Anchors: The Quad

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the tenth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Anchors: The Quad with AMGA Instructor Team Member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch the […]

Part 9 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Anchors: Replacing Old Webbing

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the ninth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Anchors: Replacing Old Webbing with AMGA Instructor Team Member Margaret Wheeler—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]

Part 8 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the eighth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Lowering from a Loaded Belay Plate with AMGA Instructor Team Member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! […]

Part 7 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Belaying: Assist from Above

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the seventh installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Belaying: Assist from Above with AMGA Instructor Team Member Margaret Wheeler—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]

Part 6 in the OR/AMGA Climbing Fundamentals Video Series: Clove Hitch: Handshake Method

This week, Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the sixth installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. This week’s skill is Clove Hitch: Handshake Method with AMGA Instructor Team Member Jeff Ward—enjoy the video, put it into practice, and safe and happy climbing out there! To watch […]