Out There

Where to Find the Most Dangerous Waves

From the U.S. to Africa, these are the some of the most deadly waves on the planet.

There are some pretty gnarly waves in coun­tries all around the world, but only a few of them can truly be defined as killers. Surfers up for a chal­lenge and not afraid of tak­ing risks flock to them to test out their mor­tal­ity. From the U.S. to Africa, these are the some of the most deadly waves on the planet. Ours, Cape Fear, New South Wales Ours is noto­ri­ous for its incred­i­bly shal­low shores and sharp bar­na­cles wait­ing just below the surface



Behind the Scenes With Black Diamond

We sat down with Black Dia­mond to get a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to work for the iconic brand, what’s helped them main­tain author­ity in the indus­try, and more.

Kolin Pow­ick has been the Cat­e­gory Direc­tor at Black Dia­mond for 14 years and the Direc­tor of Qual­ity for 11. Hav­ing climbed for over a quar­ter of a cen­tury, he does every­thing from sport, trad, ice and alpine, to moun­taineer­ing, though he claims to be an expert at none of the above. We sat down with him to get a behind the scenes look at Black Dia­mond. The Clymb: What’s your favorite thing about work­ing at Black Dia­mond? Kolin Pow­ick: Being a part of a



The Ultimate DIY Camper Van

Cyrus Sut­ton, founder of Korduroy.tv, lives in a cus­tom built DIY camper van, trav­el­ing around the Amer­i­can West while surf­ing and filming.

For the past 10 years Cyrus Sut­ton, life­long surfer and founder of Kouduroy.tv, has been liv­ing the van life; trav­el­ing around the Amer­i­can West surf­ing while liv­ing out of a cus­tom camper van. Recently, he upgraded his adven­ture mobile by con­vert­ing a 170″ Sprinter Van, the biggest size avail­able, into the ulti­mate DIY camper van. The van itself has solar-power, is lined with cedar wood, and has a built-in ham­mock, sink, and gas stove, to name just a few of the amenities.



5 Most Scenic Highways of Alaska

Ever con­sider trav­el­ing Alaska over­land via one of these famous routes? Here’s 5 of the state’s most scenic high­ways, the per­fect way to take in all that this state has to offer.

If it’s not yet, a long visit to Alaska belongs on your bucket list. But how to see it and where to go? While lots of vis­i­tors opt for cruise tours via the Inside Pas­sage, this route is only a frac­tion of what Alaska has to offer. If you’re feel­ing intre­pid, con­sider tra­vers­ing the state over­land via one of these famous routes and get a new view on Alaska’s bog­gling 663,300 square miles (or what por­tion of it you have time


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Gear Love

Hit the Trail: Essentials for a Trekking Adventure

Tak­ing a long-distanced trekking adven­ture? The pack­ing lists can be exten­sive and com­pli­cated, here are some point­ers on essen­tial items for your upcom­ing trip.

Finally tak­ing that long-distance trekking trip? Here’s some tips on essen­tial items you might need to pack for a multi-day trek. For more infor­ma­tion about tak­ing a trekking adven­ture, check out our Hit the Trail Col­lec­tion, or to buy the gear for your upcom­ing adven­ture, check out the Clymb’s Travel Shop. Your Pack: Adventure-worthy packs must be tough enough to sur­vive more than beat­ings from air­port con­veyor belts; it should thwart the ele­ments atop rusty busses, endure inad­ver­tent stomp­ings by curi­ous locals, and wel­come myriad


Grayl: The Ultimate Water Filtration System

Grayl has taken the water fil­tra­tion and purifi­ca­tion indus­try by storm with their easy to use system.

The ulti­mate water fil­tra­tion sys­tem has arrived. Grayl has taken the out­door indus­try by storm, cre­at­ing a water fil­ter that is an all in one sys­tem within one com­pact water bot­tle. The root of the idea came from cre­at­ing a fil­ter that works sim­i­larly to a French Press, wherein you push from the top down fil­ter­ing out all the unwanted materials/chemicals, and can then drink from the same sys­tem. No more clunky fil­ters or eas­ily lost parts. The CEO and Founder Nan­cie Weston


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