Out There

Send Us a Virtual Postcard! #ClymbLife

Share your favorite adven­ture pho­to and tag us on Insta­gram @TheClymb and #Clym­bLife — Select entries will receive a $20 CLYMB cred­it!*

We’ll be hon­est — we miss trav­el. A lot. So until we can all get back out there, we want to live vic­ar­i­ous­ly through your past adven­tures. Here’s how it works: Share your favorite adven­ture pho­to — this could be any­where, even your own back­yard! Tell us where the pic was tak­en and why we should vis­it (when it’s safe, of course) Be sure to tag us on Insta­gram @TheClymb and #Clym­bLife Select entries will receive a $20 CLYMB cred­it!*

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Interviews

How Adventurer David Cornthwaite Is Discovering the World, 1000 Miles at a Time

We talked to Corn­th­waite about what inspired this project, what adven­ture is all about (it’s not nec­es­sar­i­ly what peo­ple think it is), and what’s com­ing up next.

Eng­lish adven­tur­er David Corn­th­waite likes to do things his own way—from sleep­ing in weird places to rid­ing a tan­dem bicy­cle from Van­cou­ver to Las Vegas, to choos­ing a boat over an apart­ment to live with his wife, Emma, in Lon­don. Corn­th­waite is best known for his Expedition1000 project, a plan to under­take 25 sep­a­rate jour­neys of at least 1000 miles each, always using some type of non-motor­ized trans­port. The project start­ed in 2011 and has so far includ­ed both land

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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

The Weekender: Remote Adventurer Edition

We’ve com­plied our list of the best books, movies, recipes, pod­casts, and more for you to expe­ri­ence adven­ture even while you’re con­fined to your liv­ing room.

Right now, trav­el­ing respon­si­bly means stay­ing home. But being stuck indoors doesn’t have to mean an end to the explo­ration, learn­ing, or con­nec­tion that trav­el brings. Trans­port your­self to a far-off place with a good book, check out the lat­est trav­el-themed pod­casts, or even learn the lan­guage of your dream des­ti­na­tion. Because when we’re final­ly giv­en the all-clear for adven­ture, you’re going to want to be ready to hit the road. In need of a lit­tle inspi­ra­tion? Read on. Read

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

4 Reasons To Rotate Your Footwear Daily

If you walk, run, or hike on a dai­ly basis you should add a few more pairs of shoes to your gear clos­et. Take a look at four ben­e­fits of this invest­ment.

There are some sur­pris­ing rea­sons to rotate your footwear. Any­one who walks, runs, or hikes on a dai­ly basis should con­sid­er adding a few more pairs of shoes to their gear clos­et for impor­tant health-ori­en­t­ed rea­sons. Take a look at the ben­e­fits of this invest­ment, and then decide for your­self. 1. Adap­tion hypoth­e­sis The break-in peri­od for new shoes has been great­ly reduced by mod­ern mate­ri­als for shoe man­u­fac­tur­ing. Today’s shoes are designed for greater com­fort and breatha­bil­i­ty right out

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How to Be a Minimalist Hiker

Choos­ing the right gear for your next dirt­bag­ging adven­ture

Min­i­mal­ist hik­ing. Light­weight back­pack­ing. Dirt­bag­ging. What­ev­er you want to call it, hik­ers have recent­ly been eschew­ing the tra­di­tion­al ethos of pack­ing heavy in favor of some­thing that’s a lit­tle kinder on the back. Small­er packs, lighter gear, and few­er clothes are becom­ing com­mon­place along the world’s longest thru-hikes. If you’re look­ing to jump on the band­wag­on and embrace min­i­mal­ism, here’s what you need to do. Choos­ing gear You should not be hik­ing in order to use gear. That phi­los­o­phy is

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