DEN: Avalanche Safety for the Colorado Skier and Explorer

The 2018-2019 winter was a historic season for avalanches in Colorado. Last week, the Denver Mappy Hour January event took a look...

MH SEA: Snowboarding 101 / Explore More Challenge Recap

Mappy Hour Seattle started 2020 off right with ideas on how to get out of the house this winter. Held at...
Mappy Hour at The North Face

NYC: Ice Climbing with Doug Ferguson

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Mappy Hour Chicago welcome table

CHI: 5 Tips for Backcountry Medicine with NOLS

On an unusually chilly night in November, Mappy Hour Chicago gathered at The North Face Wicker Park for a chat with NOLS (National Outdoor...


Featuring Mountaineer, Pete Athans, a.k.a. Mr. Everest! The brand new Seattle Chapter of Mappy Hour held a launch party at the North Face flagship store on...

DEN: Adventuring Underground – Colorado Caves & Caverns

Often extending for miles, a cave’s intricate passageways contain crystalline formations that may have taken many thousands of years to form. The caves, grottos...

SF: Womxn Leadership in the Outdoors

Last Tuesday night, we gathered at The North Face on Union Street for a San Francisco Pop-up Mappy Hour. The night was full of...
Audrey and Rick

Field Trip Report: Climbing at Brooklyn Boulders with Sierra Nevada Brewing

For our third Field Trip, presented by Sierra Nevada, we headed Brooklyn Boulders to rock climb.   View this post on Instagram   Crushing problems, sharing beta, getting...

NYC: Skiing & Riding at The North Face

We gathered at The North Face's brand new community-focused store in Soho for a night dedicated to all things skiing and riding. This month,...

DEN: Tips for Wilderness Prevention in the Backcountry

Last week, Mappy Hour Denver gathered at The North Face Cherry Creek to learn wilderness medicine and risk management from NOLS. The very talented instructor,...
Snowshoeing in the Winter

Stay Warm this Winter: Cold Weather Hiking Tips from a Guide

Winter is coming... and while it's okay to have days when you stay inside and sip tea, it's also fun to keep going outdoors...

Field Trip Report: Backpacking the Windham-Blackhead Range Wilderness

This past weekend, Mappy Hour teamed up with Girl Gotta Hike for a two day backpacking adventure in the Windham-Blackhead Range in the Catskills. The...