Flashing routes at Brooklyn Boulders for New Years Eve

Matthew Stein on Dec 16, 2016 11:55:17 AM

Sometimes the last minute shoots are the most fun. No time for prep, just grab your go bags and head out.

Adventure, Bushcraft style

Matthew Stein on Mar 2, 2016 1:48:18 PM

Camping with cast iron.

I wouldn't want to carry a cast iron Dutch oven on a long hike. For this weekend, we didn't care about pack weight. Instead, we bought the ...

Climbing Mount Rainier

Matthew Stein on Aug 26, 2015 8:57:00 PM

Camp Muir, 11:35 pm

The bunkhouse door flew open. Time to wake up and start our ascent. By 12:40am, we rigged for glacier travel and started hiking. We stepped ...

Ice climbing on Frankenstein wall.

Matthew Stein on Feb 28, 2015 4:26:00 PM

I wasn't cold.

That's the first thing that surprised me.

Why do people climb mountains?

Matthew Stein on Feb 23, 2014 8:49:00 PM

My favorite question.

Especially in job interviews. Their answer tells you a lot about their motivation for approaching problems and achieving goals. I've ...

Rock Climbing around Boston

Matthew Stein on Jun 6, 2013 12:15:00 PM

60 feet off the ground.

All your weight is supported by a tiny ledge that only sticks out a measly quarter of an inch. You are 6 feet above your last clip, trying ...

Adventure photography and snowboarding in Aspen

Matthew Stein on Jun 3, 2013 1:04:00 PM

Breathing is hard.

Your feet barely move without enormous force of will.

Once you finally get the next step up, shifting your weight onto that leg takes ...