Out There

The Clymb Travel Journal: Climbing Spain

Read a firsthand account of one of our climbing trips in Spain, while you’ll climb amongst unforgettable Spanish scenery while basking in the sun.

Suzie Gotis A freelance photographer based out of Portland, OR, I am always out on the road exploring new locations, climbing, hiking, or camping. I have a passion for all things outdoors, and doing things that make a positive impact on others and the environment. See her work.  Why Spain? The amazing red wine that costs next to nothing, the fresh olive oil that will make you drool, and most of all, the laid-back lifestyle that’s perfect for climbers. I

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Interviews

An Interview With Mountaineer Sequoia Di Angelo

“It wasn’t until the loss of my father and brother that I even began to explore the outdoors and eventually fell in love with climbing myself.”

Sequoia Di Angelo didn’t really discover her love for mountains until after losing her father and brother (Marty and Denali Schmidt) in a tragic K2 accident. Since then, she has taken on the mountain herself to search for their remains, which eventually developed into a passion for everything outdoors. THE CLYMB: How big was climbing in your life as you were growing up? SEQUOIA DI ANGELO: Climbing was very prominent in my life growing up. My father was a mountain

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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

The Complete Stand Up Paddle Board Guide

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUPing) has taken off, but there is a lot more to know when getting into the sport than most people think.

Standup paddle boarding (SUPing) has taken off, but there is a lot more to know than most people think. Here is a quick guide to some of the basics you’ll need to get into the sport. Standup Paddle Board Styles Standard Standard boards provide a balance or stability and speed. They are perfect for beginners and casual paddle boarders and have the versatility to ride on flat water or catch waves. You won’t be racing on one of these, but if

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

How To Clean Your Sleeping Bag

Let’s face it, that dirty old sleeping bag of yours, it could probably use a cleaning.

If you do long hikes regularly it is very likely that your sleeping bag is ready for a good cleaning. Most sleeping bags come with some washing instructions, but these are often brief and it can be confusing. If you want to make sure that your sleeping bag is thoroughly cleaned for future hiking trips, here are a few tips to help you clean a sleeping bag. How To Hand Wash Your Sleeping Bag Some sleeping bags need to be hand

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6 Myths About Backpacking Equipment

There are lots of myths about backpacking equipment that hikers believe. These myths may seem harmless, but they can end up costing you a lot of money—and some myths will even put you in danger.

When it comes to hiking, there are lots of rules that everyone should follow. Hikers know that they need to bring water and a backpack with them when they hike, and they know that they should always plan their route before setting off. However, there are lots of myths about backpacking equipment that hikers believe. These myths may seem harmless, but they can end up costing you a lot of money—and some myths will even put you in danger. Before

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