Nat. Geo. Adventurer Mike Libecki battles rain and jungle chaos to pioneer this first ascent on the Marquesas Islands, north of Tahiti.
Ready to stop buying freeze-dried meals? Here’s how to prep your own easy, delicious and high-fuel backpacking meals.
Join explorer and photographer Eric Hanson as he treks through the Cordillera Blancas of Peru, the epicenter for South American adventure.
Learn which test numbers are important and what they really mean for real-world performance.
The Avellano Range in Patagonia is still wild and raw, far from the development and climbers of the popular tourist town Chalten.
In part two of this series, we’re looking at the pros and cons of UV light, chemicals, combination treatments and boiling.
The MSR newsletter was written by our founder, Larry Penberthy. Each issue contains a healthy dose of his thoughts on climbing, life and the outdoors. These opinions belong to Larry and the time period when they were written. It is important to remember that Larry’s work on safety and access issues was not the norm at the time, and was often controversial. We’re proud of his work, but those opinions no longer reflect those of MSR and are shown here for historical perspective only. Enjoy the archives. MSR Newsletter November 1969– Contents: Ice Axe Testing Methods, Ice Axe Shaft Reinforcement, Ice Axe Shaft Replacement, MSR Snow Fluke, MSR Climbing Rope, MSR Auto-Belayer, Edmont Cold Weather Gloves, Building an Igloo…. MSR Newsletter May 1970 – Contents: Our new climbing tower, Belaying,…
Do you have an MSR snow shovel? At MSR, though we rigorously test our designs, we’ve recently become aware of an out-of-spec production part that could cause issues with our snow shovels. We ask that you please follow the link provided to fully understand the issue. Find out more
MSR Engineer Earl Sherrard explains why you shouldn’t be afraid of tarps when it comes to living outside.
Each summer, this MSR tent endures 3 months of hard use in one of the best proving grounds for tent design and durability.