Which Elevators Are Best?

Elevators in the elevator shaft are often the least-desirable type of elevator, with the shaft itself being the primary means of elevating people. In the United States, the National Research Council estimates that as many as 80% of all elevator shafts are unused, meaning they are no longer used for elevator service.The majority of those unused […]

How does Mt. Shasta compare to Mt. Hood?

A mountain that rises twice as high as Mt.Whitney in California and three times as high at Yosemite National Park, is it really worth it to go up it?It depends on your budget and what you’re looking for in a climb.Read more about the Mt Shasta and Mt Hood climbs.

The most powerful house in America: The House of 11, Outkast Elevators

The House at the top of the hill in Denver’s Rocky Mountains is not your average American house.It’s the home of Outkasts Elevators.Built in 1989, it’s the tallest elevator in the world and the tallest of a line of elevators that includes a few hundred in Europe.When the elevators went down in 2015, a huge […]

How to get the most elevation in the most places

How to maximize elevation gain from your next trip to the mountains?This article is the second in a series on elevations, which are not just how much elevation you can gain, but also the elevation at which you need to reach it to maximize your gain.If you are looking for a way to maximize the […]