Mikko Olki

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12 travel resolutions you'll actually want to keep

Don't let life whizz you by. Make some promises this January to ensure amazing adventures for the rest of the year...<p><b>1. I will try something new</b> …

10 Rules for Climbing Photography

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>As the photo editor for Climbing magazine, I’ve spent countless hours of my life click-click-clicking through climbing photos to …

Unsent: Are You a Real Rock Climber?

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Unsent /un-sent/ 1. To have failed so badly on a route you had previously climbed that you negate your redpoint. 2. A humor</i> …

Climbing

Basic Power Training (Without a Campus Board)

When climbers talk about “power”, they are typically referring to the need to a make quick, strenuous reach or a lunge on steep terrain–this type of …

13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography

Photographer Matthew Rycroft put together this video containing 13 strange, random, and mind-bending “facts” about photography. These are short and …

Unbelayvable: The Infamous American Death Triangle

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Every Monday we publish the most unbelievable stories of climbing stupidity submitted by our readers. See something unbelayvable?</i> …

Climbing

How To Train On The Campus Board

<i>When it comes to training one of the most intimidating tools we can think of is the campus board. We know that this big, imposing board covered in</i> …

Climb Harder By Mastering This Breathing Technique

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><b>Utilize the relaxing breath to improve on-route</b> <b>performance</b><p>It’s strangely easy to forget about something you do 20,000 times a …

Learn This: Conquer Steep Routes (With Tips From Sasha DiGiulian)

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>As you're eying the next clip only a few feet away, your swollen forearms throb even harder at the thought of just one more move. …

Climbing

Actually Following a Training Plan: Review of The Rock Climber’s Training Manual

Putting my training to the test on <i>Ginseng Route</i> (5.12c) at Shagg crag, Maine.<p>In the 7 years that I’ve been climbing, I’ve followed exactly zero …

Unbelayvable: No Anchor, No Problem

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Every Monday we publish the most unbelievable stories of climbing stupidity submitted by our readers. See something unbelayvable?</i> …

Climbing

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

33 Gorgeous and Informative Photography Links

Another wonderful week has passed in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy searching for links to tutorials, special …

Still Life Photography

In today’s photo tip, we begin a study of still life photography techniques. We’ll start out with a still life photography definition that will …

Lens Guide: Best Lenses to Move up to from a Kit Lens

Kit lens—to use or not to use? While kit lenses are much less expensive than better hobbyist and professional lenses, in the world of photography, …

Must-Do Trip: Climb Geyikbayiri, Turkey

Adventure<p>Ultimate Adventure Bucket List: Climber Alex Honnold's must-do dream trip is to climb Geyikbayiri, Turkey. See all our Adventure Bucket List trips.<p>There might be a conspiracy among climbers to keep this secret: A lot of the world’s best sport-climbing crags happen to be in warm, gorgeous, …

His Life in His Hands

Imagine if the prevailing narrative about your life was that you were professionally suicidal, that the thing you’d dedicated yourself to doing—and …

The Impossible Climb: Chris Sharma