Out There

Start Planning Your Glacier NP Adventure Yesterday

Filled with vibrant ecosystems, an abundance of wildlife and burly mountain passes, Glacier is an outdoor lover’s paradise with endless opportunities for exploration.

Considered the Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park deserves to be explored at least once in a lifetime if not every season. While attractions like the Going-to-the-Sun Road are a good launching point for this elevated terrain in northern Montana, if you are going out of your way to visit this iconic natural resource, hiking the trails is probably of high priority. Backcountry Permits go for advanced reservation in March and serve as the best way to connect the passes,

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Interviews

SheJumps: Inspiring Women to Get Outdoors

SheJumps, an organization dedicated to creating a community for women in the outdoors, is making a name for itself across the nation.

Gone are the days when words like “adventure”, “wilderness”, and “shredding” are primarily reserved for men. Young girls and women are embracing winter sports and the outdoors in record numbers for a plethora of reasons: Fun, community, empowerment, and physical fitness, just to name a few. SheJumps, an organization dedicated to creating a space for and community of women in the outdoors, is making a name for itself in outdoor towns and cities across the nation. We caught up with

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Videos

Breaking the Speed Record on the Nose

For years the world’s best climbers have been trading the record back in forth, with mere seconds separating the record at times.

The speed record of the Nose on El Capitan is one of the most alluring and sought after records in all of climbing, even for a sport that isn’t inherently competitive. For years the world’s best climbers have been trading the record back in forth, with mere seconds separating the record at times. Watch as Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds top the time set by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine.

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Tips

Wildflowers of the Sierras and Where to See Them

The Sierra Nevada Mountains offer rich wildlife habitat, wild public lands, and a diverse array of plant life—some of the most stunning of which are its abundant and varied wildflowers. From the redundant to the rarely seen, the Sierras contain some truly beautiful, colorful and oddly shaped foliage. Here are some of the highlights: Wooly Mule’s Ear (Wyethia mollis ) Looking an awful lot like a sunflower sitting atop large, fuzzy leaves, wooly mule’s ear is one of the most abundant

The Sierra Nevada Mountains offer rich wildlife habitat, wild public lands, and a diverse array of plant life—some of the most stunning of which are its abundant and varied wildflowers. From the redundant to the rarely seen, the Sierras contain some truly beautiful, colorful and oddly shaped foliage. Here are some of the highlights: Wooly Mule’s Ear (Wyethia mollis ) Looking an awful lot like a sunflower sitting atop large, fuzzy leaves, wooly mule’s ear is one of the most abundant

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

How to Pack Lighter For Your Next Hike

Hiking is a fantastic pastime; it is relaxing, fun and a great form of exercise. But if you don’t prepare properly you could end up hauling an unnecessarily heavy bag. If you find that your backpack is always heavier than you want it to be, use these five tips to help you pack lighter for your next hike. Break Up The Weight It doesn’t matter if you are going for a quick day hike or an overnight trip; either way

Hiking is a fantastic pastime; it is relaxing, fun and a great form of exercise. But if you don’t prepare properly you could end up hauling an unnecessarily heavy bag. If you find that your backpack is always heavier than you want it to be, use these five tips to help you pack lighter for your next hike. Break Up The Weight It doesn’t matter if you are going for a quick day hike or an overnight trip; either way

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Your Full Guide To Water Purification Options

It doesn’t matter if you’re hiking in your local area or if you have travelled hundreds of miles to check out a new hiking trail; either way, you need to know about the dangerous bacteria that could be living in the water. Some of the most common water pathogens and bacteria are E.coli, Salmonella, Protozoan cysts, and viruses including hepatitis A. Most of these bacteria can live off human waste, including food, soap suds, and sweat, so they can be

It doesn’t matter if you’re hiking in your local area or if you have travelled hundreds of miles to check out a new hiking trail; either way, you need to know about the dangerous bacteria that could be living in the water. Some of the most common water pathogens and bacteria are E.coli, Salmonella, Protozoan cysts, and viruses including hepatitis A. Most of these bacteria can live off human waste, including food, soap suds, and sweat, so they can be

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