Out There

Cities that Celebrate Winter Right

Get out your shovels. Winter is upon us.

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who embrace winter for the wonderful season that it is, and those who would choose to hibernate through it if they could. If you include all the extra layers you wear, and the extra steps you have to take over the snow, winter can be one of the most active times of the year. If you’re the type that can’t get enough of winter activities, whether that be downhill skiing,

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Interviews

Interview with Angler Kara Tripp, Owner of Damsel Fly Fishing

“When I first started fly fishing, I didn’t have any female friends that enjoyed fishing… and there wasn’t a single piece of gear designed or marketed to women besides hot pink tackle boxes.”

Montana native Kara Tripp is inspiring and empowering women to take up fly fishing and develop into self-sufficient anglers. She guides in Montana, runs camps and clinics, and owns Damsel Fly Fishing. Kara is one of a growing group of hardcore female anglers making big waves in the fly fishing community. The Clymb: At what age were you introduced to fly fishing? How did you get hooked? Kara Tripp: I recall a conversation with a couple of boys in my

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Videos

“Jungle” a Surf Film by Morgan Maassen

We’d like to introduce you to Morgan Maassen’s latest surf film, a four year project featuring some modern legends and some classic style.

Morgan Maassen’s “Jungle” will get you stoked to surf in the most beautiful way possible. Shot over the course of 4 years, at some of the most pristine breaks around the world, this dreamy footage of surfing’s A-List names will leave you really craving some time on the board.  

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Tips

12 North American Adventure Festivals to Celebrate What You Love

There are adventure sports festivals happening throughout the year, all giving good reason to take some time off work and join the fun.

Compared to traditional team sports, adventure sports like mountain biking, rock climbing, and kayaking seem like solitary pursuits. It’s not every day these communities get the chance to come together, but when they do, you know it’s going to be a good time. There are adventure sports festivals happening throughout the year, all giving good reason to take some time off work and join the fun. Ouray Ice Festival, Ouray, Colorado While this man-made ice climbing mecca draws big crowds

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

How to Pick the Perfect Rain Jacket

Whether you plan on hiking, climbing, or cruising around the city, here’s what you need to take into account before buying a rain jacket.

A lot more should go into selecting the perfect raincoat than you might think. Whether you plan on hiking, climbing or cruising around the city, here’s what you need to take into account before throwing down your hard earned cash on this important purchase. Versatility Nobody likes a one-trick pony, so choose a raincoat that can be your go-to for most of your excursions to maximize value. Consider the likely conditions in which you expect your raincoat to perform. If

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How To Sharpen Your Crampons

Life on the sharp end.

Whether you’re a mountaineer who treks across rock, snow, and ice, or a mixed climber who traverses all manner of abrasive terrain—know that every time you use your crampons, you’re dulling their grip. Here’s how to sharpen and maintain them to optimize safety and longevity. First, Dial In Your Work Area When working with any manner of tools and technical gear, it’s worth taking the time to set up a work area that’s safe, comfortable, and well lit. Because sharpening creates metal

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