The Ultralite Guide+ Tarp Brooks Range offers several high quality and lightweight tents, however some mountaineers still prefer the Ultralite Guide+ Tarp. Why is this so? The Ultralite Guide+ Tarp has many advantages for backpackers and mountaineers. First, at less than a pound, it is extremely lightweight, but large enough to shelter two to […]Read more "The Advantages of An Ultralite Guide+ Tarp"
Our social media friends are busy doing awesome things and we want to share all the great pics and stories we’re seeing. We will be pulling mainly from the #BrooksRangeMountaineering hashtag, so if you’d like to be featured in a future article please include it on your post. Here are the top 10 coolest adventures we saw in May & June!Read more "#BrooksRangeMountaineering Adventures – May & June 2018"
Brooks Range held two photo contests near the beginning of this year; #2018BrooksRangePhotoContest and #WomenExplorersBrooksRangePhotoContest. Here are the top winners from these contests, as well as some stand-out submissions. We want to thank you all for participating, we thoroughly enjoyed viewing your adventures! Stay tuned for #BrooksRangeMountaineering Adventures June-July edition and be sure to tag […]Read more "2018 Brooks Range Photo Contests – Winners & Favorites"
The Pedra do Telégrafo Pics Each year thousands flock to one of Rio de Janeiro’s favorite spots to take a death defying, instagram worthy pic. These Pedra do Telégrafo pics are taking instagram by storm. People can be seen doing everything from hanging upside down by their feet to partnered acrobatics, all while 10,000 feet […]Read more "The Pedra do Telégrafo “Daring” Cliff Pics"
What Brooks Range Instagram Followers Are Up To Our social media friends are busy doing awesome things and we want to share all the great pics and stories we’re seeing. Starting with March and April, we will be featuring the series “#BrooksRangeMountaineering Adventures”. We will be pulling mainly from this hashtag, so if you’d like […]Read more "#BrooksRangeMountaineering Adventures – March & April 2018"
There are some that love the rush of careening down a fresh slope, wind blowing against their face, feeling frigid and yet possibly the most free they’ve ever been. ‘The scene would be perfect’, you might say, ‘if not for immense crowding and having to wait in line at the lift’. Enter Ski Touring.Read more "The Rise of Ski Touring – Backcountry Skiing’s Close Relative"
When Benton MacKaye proposed his idea for the Appalachian Trail in 1921, he was inspired by the formation of Vermont’s Long Trail. What the Appalachian Trail would become, however, is far more impressive.Read more "The Appalachian Trail – One of America’s Most Popular Hikes"
Women Explorers: Brooks-Range Photo Contest In celebration of Women’s History Month we would like to recognize women explorers who inspire us! This month we will be choosing two winners to receive a $100 gift certificate for the best photograph. Please include a comment or two on the story behind the photo and what inspired you to […]Read more "Women Explorers: Brooks-Range Photo Contest"
How to Set Up an Emergency Shelter In cases of injury, inclement weather or unexpected snow storm, preparedness is key. Eric Whewell, AMGA/IFMGA licensed mountain guide, shows us how to set up an emergency shelter. The Brooks Range Ultralite Guide Tarp is utilized to show that the right shelter tarp can be lightweight, fit easily […]Read more "How to Set Up an Emergency Shelter – Brooks Range Mountaineering"
When in need of an efficient, light weight sleeping bag we typically google “best rated sleeping bag”. We’re soon confronted with a long list of bags that basically all look the same. Once we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 sleeping bags, it can be hard to distinguish which one will truly fill our […]Read more "What’s the Best Rated Sleeping Bag? Check out the Brooks Range Drift -10."