The Green Economic Miracle - Vaude

In their latest issue, 4-Seasons--a German travel and outdoor magazine--published a fascinating article about the environmental and sustainable characteristics of Vaude, a company whose backpacks, sleeping bags, and tents have provided all of us with amazing outdoor experiences.


The Most Innovative Carabiners - Grivel, Kong, Stubai, Omega Pacific

Climbing Magazine recently published an online article listing a collection of carabiners that are constructed with innovative designs. Not only are these carabiners cool to look at and fiddle with, they each provide their own unique benefits to make climbing safer, easier, or quicker.

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Video: Burning Mountains

Follow the Vertriders on their unconventional trails through Namibia, a wide open land of extreme harshness and surreal rocks. Three mountain bikers from Austria, Axel, Sylvia and Lars, set out to explore the granite of the “burning mountains” of Namibia’s Brandberg massif for a rideable trail.


Cypher Echo Quickdraw - Featured on ClimbingReport.com

The folks over at ClimbingReport.com spent this last winter doing a bunch of ice climbing with the Cypher Echo quickdraws.

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Hiring: IT Help Desk Technician

Liberty Mountain is looking for two part-time IT Help Desk technicians to run our help desk environment in our Sandy, UT offices. Our ideal candidate is a full or part time student, studying computer science or information systems. The position will require a minimum of 15 hours per week, but could climb up to 30, depending on availability of the candidate.

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Cypher Sentinel Climbing Shoe - Featured in Climbing Magazine

The Cypher Sentinel climbing shoe is featured in Climbing Magazine’s 2015 Spring Gear Guide. Having tested them on the tall granite cliffs of Yosemite, Climbing Magazine praises the Sentinel for its all-day comfort, world-class edging, and affordable price tag.