Whympr blog - Outdoor, mountain gear and mountains activities articles: climbing, skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, ice-climbing, trail running. - Whympr

Here, you will find the articles written by the team. From technical mountaineering advice to recommendations for outings, as well as interviews with mountain professionals and our ambassadors, this blog is another way for us to share our passion with you.
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Blog articles

Five Early Season Hikes in Lake Tahoe

Some consider Lake Tahoe the spring skiing capital in the US and conditions can be mixed with sun, snow and rain.

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Michael

April 9, 2021

A month ago, we sent you a satisfaction survey. Many of you answered us.

Last month we sent you a survey and we thank you for your response. Here are some key answers.

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Adrien Rampon

March 4, 2021

Ice Climbing Lake Tahoe and the Eastern Sierra

California might not be the epicenter of Ice climbing, but that doesn’t mean this sunny, coastal state doesn’t have a few frozen drips up its sleeve.

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Michael

February 4, 2021

The Via Alpina: A Modern Day Adventure

Geography teacher, mountain guide and Whympr ambassador, Vincent looks back on his incredible experience : 119 days alone (or almost) on the longest route in Europe.

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Adrien Rampon

January 8, 2021

Mountain Biking Lake Tahoe

Mountain Biking in Lake Tahoe covers the spectrum with dreamy lake views, technical downhills, and cross country tours.

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Michael

December 22, 2020

Trail Running in Lake Tahoe

Trail running in Lake Tahoe is hard to beat and a great way to cover a lot of ground. Another thing its good for, training at higher altitudes.

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Michael

December 10, 2020

Backcountry Skiing Tips: #1

Whympr has been working with the AMGA to bring you high quality content so you can continue building your mountain skillset while staying safe at home.

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Michael

October 30, 2020

Backcountry Skiing in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is known for many outdoor activities, but skiing and snowboarding might be the most sought after. With over 15 ski resorts, a former Olympic destination, and endless backcountry access

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Michael

October 16, 2020

How to choose a hiking route in France

The beautiful days are back and after weeks of confinement, you have only one desire: to find your ideal hiking route to reconnect with the great outdoors. US too !

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Adrien Rampon

September 21, 2020

Your first mountaineering outing: how to go about it?

Your first mountaineering trip, you will never forget it. This is the moment when you have decided to take the leap: hiking and climbing are not enough for you, you need more.

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Adrien Rampon

September 21, 2020