Out There

Why Alex Honnold’s Free Solo Climb of El Capitan is Groundbreaking

Having free soloed El Capitan, one of the most iconic rock faces in the entire world, an argument has been laid to rest; Alex Honnold is indisputably the best free soloist in the world.

Until just a few weeks ago, Alex Honnold was arguably the best free soloist in the world. Having soloed massively complex projects such as Squamish’s University Wall and the Northwest Face of Yosemite’s Half Dome. Now, having free soloed El Capitan, one of the most iconic rock faces in the entire world, the argument has been laid to rest; Alex Honnold is the best free soloist in the world. Full stop. But this isn’t the first time that Honnold or others climbers

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Interviews

Interview with Adventure Photographer Kat Carney

Kat Carney not only lives out of her 2002 Chevy Suburban, she also makes a living driving around the West Coast taking photos, telling stories, and exploring the wildest places she can find.

Kat Carney is one of outdoor/adventure photographer, she graduated from Adelphi University in New York. She worked as a journalist and staff photographer for the Chanute Tribune, the local newspaper in a tiny town in southeast Kansas. She played volleyball professionally in Spain. But it wasn’t until she moved to San Diego in 2012 that her photography business really started to take shape—and she’s never looked back. Today she lives out of her 2002 Chevy Suburban, driving around the west

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Videos

A Father, A Son, and the Colorado River

Follow Forest Woodward and his father as they raft down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, revisiting the important places that brought them together as father and son.

As we all do growing up, we are raised, nurtured, and taught by our parents until we eventually grow into our own adult selves. Forest Woodward was well on his own path in his late 20s when he stumbled across a poem written to him by his father the year he was born.  This sparked them to come together and relive a raft trip through the Grand Canyon that his dad had been on 43 years earlier. The Important Places

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Tips

5 Ways You Can Volunteer or Work in the Outdoors this Summer

If you’re looking to make a difference in the outdoors this summer, whether by volunteering or collecting some cash for your efforts, numerous organizations are dedicated to getting people into the mountains, canyons and other natural places for a good cause. Read on! Big City Mountaineers Dedicated to giving under-served urban youth the opportunity to experience the wild places of the United States, Big City Mountaineers operates in several cities throughout the country, including Denver, Oakland, Seattle, and Minneapolis. As

If you’re looking to make a difference in the outdoors this summer, whether by volunteering or collecting some cash for your efforts, numerous organizations are dedicated to getting people into the mountains, canyons and other natural places for a good cause. Read on! Big City Mountaineers Dedicated to giving under-served urban youth the opportunity to experience the wild places of the United States, Big City Mountaineers operates in several cities throughout the country, including Denver, Oakland, Seattle, and Minneapolis. As

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

Wilder & Sons: The Pride of the Pacific Northwest

New accessories from a brand born and bred in the Pacific Northwest, Wilder & Sons is all about making gear and apparel for the modern explorer.

Wilder & Sons was created to inspire those who seek endless adventure, rain or shine. Their motivation is simple, the belief that living a life to its fullest only comes through visceral experience, say the thrill of riding a wave, or standing on the pegs of your motorbike while ramping down on the throttle, or riding snorkel deep powder through a forest of firs in the Cascades. Drawing inspiration from the great unknown of the American wilderness, they design their apparel

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5 Pieces of Outdoor Gear You Should Never DIY

It can be tempting to try and cut corners and save a few bucks when it comes to outdoor gear, though to do so at the expense of safety is never a good idea. Here are a few pieces of gear you don’t want to skimp on.

These days lots of folks are desperate for ways to save a few bucks, what with the cost of living rising exponentially all across the country. While it’s great to scrimp on only the essentials, it’s never a good idea to cut corners and DIY all of your outdoor gear, even if you’re on a budget. DIY gear is often dangerous and can lead to numerous problems out on the trail, some that might even be fatal. Here are a

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