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Quiksilver Makes the First True Wet Suit

Mix­ing biz­ness with pleasure

Show the lineup who’s boss with this hilar­i­ous new wet­suit from Quik­sil­ver. Made with dryflight fab­ric, this wet­suit looks like an actual suit that’s way too tight. It even has skinny black tie to com­plete the look. Now, kick­ing ass from the board­room to the board­walk and back again has never been easier.  

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Tips

How to Best Handle Motion Sickness

Hint: Don’t close your eyes and wish for the best

If you are sus­cep­ti­ble to motion sick­ness when trav­el­ing by boat, car, bus, air­plane, train, or any move­ment that makes you feel like you want to vomit, there are options that can help. They range from the Coast Guard Cock­tail, the Scopo­lamine patch, or over-the-counter (OTC) meds like Dra­mamine and Bonine. If you are among the lucky ones who don’t get motion sick, count your­self for­tu­nate. Why do we get nau­seous from cer­tain motions, par­tic­u­larly travel?One of the more com­mon views is

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Gear Love

180 South Tents – A Clymb Exclusive

Two Clymb employ­ees put 180 South tents to the test at the Deschutes River.

I pitched the Juniper 2 in a juniper grove entirely by acci­dent. Myself, and a buyer at The Clymb, Brett Cas­sidy, were camp­ing at the Deschutes River and we had the good for­tune to give these new 180 South tents that are exclu­sive to The Clymb a trial run. The world-famous salmonfly hatch was on, and a cur­sory glance at the river­bank grass revealed these thumb-sized bugs in abun­dance. I was anx­ious to wet my line, so I jumped out of

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New Balance: Smokin’ Fast Track Shoes

Time to beat the clock.

You run the roads, map your routes, and now you want to take the strength you’ve built and apply it to the track — then here’s the shoe for you. This new rac­ing flat from New Bal­ance is what you need to beat the clock. Its light­weight, low-profile design will make it feel like smoke is fly­ing off your heels. Yet these are not Michael Johnson’s golden shoes. They won’t dis­in­te­grate after a few laps. They find the bal­ance between

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Interviews

Dean Potter: Our Final Interview with the Late Climbing Great

Dean Pot­ter was a leg­endary adventure-artist. The fol­low­ing is a pre­vi­ously unpub­lished inter­view with the climb­ing icon who sadly lost his life dur­ing a BASE jump in Yosemite National Park on May 16, 2015. RIP Dean.

Author’s Note:This inter­view with Dean Pot­ter was recorded on April 2nd, 2015. The con­ver­sa­tion lasted 20 min­utes and we con­nected while he was mid-climb on El Cap­i­tan. What struck me most about Dean was his calm, soft-spoken nature, which put us both at ease and allowed me to con­duct one of my most mem­o­rable inter­views. I’d like to thank the Clymb and the Dis­cov­ery Chan­nel for allow­ing me this extra­or­di­nary oppor­tu­nity to con­duct one of the last inter­views with a

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Out There

5 Common Climbing Injuries and How to Fix Them

For pain you shouldn’t push through

Every climber can tell you that scrapes and bruises are just part of the game, but if you’re not care­ful you could end up suf­fer­ing some­thing a lot worse than a nick. Here are some com­mon climb­ing injuries and how to pre­vent them, or heal them if you’ve already got ‘em. Sub­lux­a­tionOne of the most com­mon injuries among climbers is sub­lux­a­tion, oth­er­wise known as a par­tial dis­lo­ca­tion, and it occurs mostly in the shoul­ders. It hap­pens a lot in boul­der­ing and occurs

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