Tis the Season to Visit Arches National Park

November and December are prime time to visit Moab, Utah. Now that the summer’s oppressive heat is over, you’ll appreciate the desert sunshine without immediate dehydration, and, better yet, the summer-break crowds have vanished, leaving the national parks as close to empty as you’ll get—especially on weekdays. I highly suggest using a mid-week rest day to…

Rest Day Activities

As much as we’d like to, few of us can climb hard for even five days in a row without suddenly being unable to send V4 (or V1 if you’re me). If you’re climbing outside on a week-plus-long trip or just psyched on a project near home, your skin is likely destroyed after a few days,…