Top Outdoor Organizations You Should Contribute To

By Alexandra Kahn

There are a variety of reasons people choose to donate their time and/or money to a cause. Sometimes it is required by school or work, sometimes it’s a cause that is close to your heart, sometimes you feel like you need to give back to the world, or maybe you just need some higher tax write-offs. Whatever the reason, we compiled a list of outdoor organizations that you can volunteer with or donate to. Organizations like these are the reasons we have the climbing areas, national parks, conservation lands and public lands that we have. They are the outdoor organizations fighting on behalf of the outdoor industry to save the land from development and sale. They are the organizations cleaning up the lands where we play; the organizations that inspire and educate the young minds of tomorrow so they too will appreciate and protect the land. They expose new people to nature, protect our water sources and wildlife, and keep climbing areas safe.

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Lonesome Lake Hut: A Gateway into the White Mountains

Written by Morgan Nankivell

The White Mountains of NH are incredible beautiful, vast & rugged. They are home to some of the highest & most challenging peaks found in the Northeast. Hikers make their way up along the AT enter into this wilderness often with the Lonesome Lake Hut being the first place to greet them.

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Tension and Kilter Boards – The Moon Board’s got Some Competition

PC: Alton Richardson

Written by Alex Kahn
Despite how long Ben Moon’s MoonBoard has been in the climbing scene, is it not until he created the app and the backlit system became popular that climbers began to take advantage of this unique training tool. Fast forward several years Moon’s board is now competing with other players as Tension & Kilter enter into the scene with their own boards.

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Hiking Mount Tammany: The Balcony View of the Delaware Water Gap

Written by Nick Hernandez

Known as one of the most iconic views to NJ’s mountains region and a major gateway for those entering the state from the west. The Delaware Water Gap sits between two peaks, Mount Mimsei & Mount Tammany carved apart by glaciers and the Delaware river itself.

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Climbing & Yoga: Two Practices Profoundly Linked

Depending who you ask, climbing is simply yoga on the wall. Ariana Mathews bouldering at the Cliffs Valhalla.

Written by Michele De Vincentis

Whether on the crag or in the studio, rock climbing and yoga have a lot in common. Read on to discover just how much these two practices share.

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Tri-State Bouldering Series Championship: The Winners, Photos & Replay

The Tri-State Bouldering Series Championship in NYC was as epic as any of us could have imagined! We followed the series on its last stop for the infamous Gotham Citizens & TBS Championship competition at The Cliffs at LIC in Long Island City, NY! Check out who won, the photos captured and the replays  of all the action!

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Tri-State Bouldering Series – Feats of Strength in Photos

The Tri-State Bouldering Series has officially made its 4th stop of the bouldering series – the famous Feats of Strength competition at The Cliffs at Valhalla in Valhalla, New York! Check out the photos we captured from action at the finals of this comp!

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Climbing El Nido: Deep Water Soloing in the Philippines

Beautiful beaches, turquoise seas and virgin limestone sea cliffs, a deep water soloing paradise really.  El Nido located on the northern end of the island of Palawan in the Philippines is home to this very scenario  waiting for those willing to make their first ascents.

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