Nick Cesare

Nick Cesare

Nick Cesare is a writer from the great state of Idaho. He loves mountain biking and rock climbing throughout the Northwest. When he's not hitting the outdoors, Nick enjoys cooking healthy food.

the best Climbing Destinations in the world
Heading off Overseas? How about heading to one of these climbing destinations. The United States is home to a wealth of climbing destinations — so much so that the average American climber might never think to leave their home country for a climbing trip. After all, with a diverse range…
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Trail Running in the US
Trail Running in the US When my parents first introduced me to hiking in the foothills of Idaho, they established one paramount rule: no running on the trail! Like many rules, this one was made to be broken, as an estimated 4.8 million Americans identified themselves as trail runners in…
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Climbing Smith Rock
Smith Rock State Park is a one-of-a-kind destination for climbing in North America Smith Rock is known for its sport climbing — tough climbs protected by bolts drilled into the rock. However, sport climbing destinations typically feature steep limestone or sandstone walls, dotted with small pockets and ridges that test…
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Climbing Photography image of climber Kathy Karlo
On June 3, 2017 Alex Honnold completed his free solo ascent of El Capitan, the first of its kind on the iconic granite face and a milestone in the sport of big wall climbing. It’s quickly becoming customary for these iconic climbs to be accompanied by the future release of…
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lake in front of Sawtooth Mountains, peak bagging in Idaho
What exactly is Peak Bagging? Peak bagging is the practice of collecting ascensions across as many peaks as you can. Amateur peak baggers often shoot for goals local to their neighborhoods like climbing all of the 14ers (mountains over 14,000 feet) in Colorado or more modest objectives like Phoenix’s Seven…
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what makes elite climbers like chris sharma
Inside high-end sport climbing: How are Elite Climbers made? On September 3rd, Adam Ondra came down from the top of his new climb (later christened Silence) after completing the route from top to bottom without falling or hanging on his rope for the first time since he undertook the project…
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Remote Big Wall Climbing
Big Wall Climbing Is Back Climbing as a sport has an interesting history. Although it has developed into an outdoor activity in its own right, historical mountaineers had only one purpose in mind when they worked on developing their climbing techniques and equipment: getting to the top of that next…
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surfing newcomers experience waves on the gold coast
The Best Places To Learn To Surf With summertime waves hitting the beaches soon, many surfing newcomers will be getting out on the water for their first or second season. With the comfort of their home beaches firmly under their belts and a thirst for bigger and better swells, many…
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urban exploration high above the city
What is Urban Exploring? In the past I’ve talked about the rise of athletic activities that take participants off the beaten path. Given this trend, it should be no surprise that urban exploration is also gaining in popularity. Like other adventuring sports, urban exploration takes explorers into new, sometimes dangerous,…
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