After a near-death climbing experience, I was inspired to dig deeper into the psychology of fear and find out what I could learn about its effect on performance, how it wells up in the first place, and what we can do to deal with it. What I found will take your climbing to the next level—and could save your life.
Source: The Mind Game: How to Overcome Fear – Climbing Magazine | Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Bouldering, Ice Climbing
This 15 minute read explains the emotions and science behind fear and the ways anybody can overcome fear, whether it’s small or life or death, just by understanding the situation and the facts.
Live In A Big City? Here’s Your Ticket to Running Through Nature’s Most Colorful Season.
Source: 7 Urban Trail Runs for Fall – The Red Bulletin
The Red Bulletin did some research and came up with 7 great runs in the largest cities in the US. Check it out!
Like your life and limbs intact? Then you’d better get skilled before visiting these trails.
Source: America’s 10 Most Dangerous Hikes – Backpacker
Topping the list are:
Abrams Falls, Great Smoky Mountains, TN
Barr Trail, Pikes Peak, CO
Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon, AZ
– See more at: http://www.backpacker.com/trips/washington/america-s-10-most-dangerous-hikes/#sthash.pJx9jav5.dpuf