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Expedition Rewind: Mason Earle Climbs the Pillars of Ua Pou
Posted on November 14, 2014

Big-wall climber Mason Earle heads to the towering basalt pillars of Ua Pou in French Polynesia with little beta, no guidebook and a machete.

Mason Earle Seeks Towering Climbs in the Marquesas Islands—The Big Finale
Posted on April 18, 2014

Mason Earle and crew refocus on Motutakae, an 800-foot tower of white basalt rising from the sea on the dry island side of Ua Pou.

Mason Earle Seeks Towering Climbs in the Marquesas Islands—Part Deux
Posted on April 16, 2014

Packing a machete, board shorts, and a rack of big wall gear, Mason Earle journeys 5,000 miles to the giant basalt pillars of Ua Pou.

Mason Earle Seeks Towering Climbs in the Marquesas Islands, Part One
Posted on April 14, 2014

Mason Earle journeys to the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia to climb basalt pillars that rise 4,000 feet from the South Pacific.

Gear Report: Travex Defined
Posted on February 25, 2014

Eddie Bauer DVP of technical product Andrew Turner provides the high-level definition of our Travex line of trek and travel gear.