Out There

Travel Journal: Croatia

Learn about our Clymb Adven­ture to Croa­t­ia from Clymb crew mem­ber, Adri­ana!

We fol­lowed one of our very own employ­ees, Adri­ana, as she explored Croa­t­ia on a Clymb Adven­ture with her friends. Check out our quick inter­view: Why Croa­t­ia? A group of friends and I picked Croa­t­ia because we want­ed to find a place that was a bit more off the beat­en ‘tourist’ path. We couldn’t resist the allure of the stun­ning­ly beau­ti­ful Adri­at­ic coast­line, and we were intrigued by the country’s cap­ti­vat­ing his­to­ry. What made the trip so spe­cial? We had

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Interviews

Interview with Paralympian Cyclist Ryan Boyle

From coma to podi­um.

When Ryan Boyle suf­fered a trau­mat­ic brain injury in 2003 at the age of 9, doc­tors had doubts he would even wake up from his coma. But Boyle shat­tered all expec­ta­tions, relearn­ing how to walk, talk, and even­tu­al­ly ride a bike again. Fast for­ward to today and Boyle is now a mul­ti­­ple-medal win­ner of the Par­a­lympics Cycling Team and an author—both tru­ly remark­able achieve­ments for a boy who lost part of his brain. Over the past decade, Boyle has become

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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.

https://vimeo.com/264661267 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

5 Things To Know Before Booking Overseas Flights

It’s impor­tant to keep in mind when book­ing over­seas flights that cheap isn’t always the same as prefer­able, here are some tips for a suc­cess­ful trip.

Book­ing over­seas flights can be chal­leng­ing, but if you know when to hold and when to fold, in the long run you’ll return a hap­pi­er trav­el­er. The most impor­tant thing to keep in mind is that cheap isn’t the same as suc­cess­ful. With that in mind, here are 5 ways to smooth out your ride: Go Easy on the OTAs (Online Trav­el Agen­cies). Third par­ty book­ers like Expe­dia, Orb­itz, and Kayak are an awe­some way to score a good deal on domes­tic

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Clymb Stories

Gear Love

How to Be a Minimalist Hiker

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

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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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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