What would 270 miles of solo trav­el do for you? Kalen Thorien, pro­fes­sion­al ski­er and adven­tur­er extra­or­di­naire, finds a new kind of con­fi­dence while dis­cov­er­ing what it feels like to be tru­ly wild and free on a 18-day, self-sup­port­ed tra­verse through the Sier­ra Nevadas. Fol­low­ing her highs and lows from a first-per­son per­spec­tive, Out in the Sier­ra doc­u­ments all the emo­tions that come with the phys­i­cal exer­tion and tri­als and tribu­la­tions of life on the trail.

 

 

 

Mem­bers, click through for insid­er pric­ing on dai­ly deals!

Fresh on the menu today:

Ready to Run: The state of eupho­ria expe­ri­enced by many while run­ning is called a “run­ner’s high.” Whether you pound the pave­ment or log high-alti­tude moun­tain miles, run­ning is a sport that offers great reward and requires lit­tle gear. How­ev­er, the wrong gear can quick­ly turn a run­ner’s high into a run­ner’s low. Get your fix with Men’s and Wom­en’s shoes and appar­el from Saucony, Inov‑8, Hoka OneOne, Craft, & more. 

 

 

 

 

NRG Bar: A bad ener­gy bar can ruin a great day out. Say no to fla­vor­less gut-bombs and eat a bar that is made with whole­some ingre­di­ents like oats, figs, dates, and ground flax. Engi­neered by a Marine and triath­lete, NRG Bars are per­fect for endurance events or dai­ly life, allow­ing your body to per­form and feel its best. Fea­tured fla­vors are Choco­late Chip, Cran­ber­ry Almond, Lemo­ny Lemon, and Pump­kin Ginger.

 

Salomon Appar­el, Socks, & Footwear: Salomon was found­ed in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps, the birth­place of mod­ern alpin­ism. Dri­ven by pas­sion for ski­ing and design inno­va­tion, Fran­cois Salomon and his son George designed and per­fect­ed many of the first mod­ern ski bind­ings. The com­pa­ny has since earned a rep­u­ta­tion for excel­lence in design­ing goods for oth­er out­door activ­i­ties, expand­ing its line to include every­thing from trail run­ning footwear to tech­ni­cal appar­el and socks. Today at The Clymb, we’re excit­ed to be offer­ing Men’s and Wom­en’s Salomon footwear, socks, and tech­ni­cal appar­el at mem­ber-exclu­sive pricing.

 

IN OTHER NEWS:

Plant­i­ng The Seeds: Did you know? On August 9 (that’s today!), 1907, the first ever Scout­ing encamp­ment came to a con­clu­sion on Brownsea Island in Eng­land, set­ting the stan­dard for future Scouts across the globe. Dur­ing the course of the camp, boys par­tic­i­pat­ed in activ­i­ties like camp­ing, obser­va­tion, wood­craft, chival­ry, life­sav­ing, and patri­o­tism. Founder Robert Baden-Pow­ell start­ed the orga­ni­za­tion to help sup­port young peo­ple in their phys­i­cal, men­tal, and spir­i­tu­al devel­op­ment so that they can play con­struc­tive roles in soci­ety. His efforts kicked off the Scout Move­ment that would even­tu­al­ly become a non-gov­ern­men­tal inter­na­tion­al orga­ni­za­tion with over 41-mil­lion members.

 

Cred­it: Salomon

Hap­py Sat­ur­day, Clym­bers. Hope­ful­ly you’re read­ing this on a smart­phone while rid­ing the lift up to make some late-sea­son turns. Speak­ing of, how are your gog­gles far­ing? Have they become a ver­i­ta­ble fog machine? Have they sport­ing more cracks than your Sub­aru’s wind­shield? In any case, don’t wor­ry. We’ve got a big event fea­tur­ing the top gog­gle brands today. Pick up your dream pair on the cheap. We’ve also got Salomon footwear and appar­el, Fuel­Belt run­ning acces­sories, and Gravis footwear and appar­el on the dock­et. A lit­tle some­thing for everyone.

Enjoy the week­end. We’ll catch up with you again on Mon­day. In the mean­time, here’s some more infor­ma­tion about today’s events:

Salomon: Salomon was found­ed in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps, the birth­place of mod­ern alpin­ism. Dri­ven by pas­sion for ski­ing and design inno­va­tion, Fran­cois Salomon and his son George designed and per­fect­ed many of the first mod­ern ski bind­ings. The com­pa­ny has since earned a rep­u­ta­tion for excel­lence in design­ing goods for oth­er out­door activ­i­ties, expand­ing its line to include every­thing from trail run­ning footwear to tech­ni­cal appar­el and socks. Today at The Clymb, we’re excit­ed to be offer­ing Salomon footwear and tech­ni­cal appar­el for mem­ber-exclu­sive pricing.

Fuel­Belt: When dri­ving into the back­coun­try, it’s a good idea to bring some extra fuel. The same holds true with dis­tance run­ning. Fuel­Belt designs light­weight pock­et­ed waist straps for dis­tance run­ners want­i­ng an acces­si­ble place to store water bot­tles, ener­gy gels and what­ev­er else pow­ers them to push past their lim­its. Top off with Men’s and Wom­en’s Fuel­Belt run­ning acces­sories, on sale today at The Clymb for mem­ber-exclu­sive pricing.

Gravis: Remove it from the box, slip it on and head to the beach or to the can­ti­na because casu­al is com­fort­able with Gravis footwear and appar­el. Need to get some work done while you relax? The light­weight Gravis Hood back­pack sports a lap­top sleeve and enough room for a six-pack and what­ev­er else you need to get the job done. Act now and receive mem­ber-exclu­sive pric­ing on Gravis footwear, tees, and Hood backpacks.

Gog­gles: There’s a say­ing as old as ski­ing itself, the mes­sage of which rings as true today as it did thou­sands of years ago when gog­gles were no more than a pair of pol­ished bones strung to the head by sinew: “Those who refuse to wear eye pro­tec­tion on the moun­tain won’t have a sweet pair of rac­coon eyes to show off the next day at work.” Snow gog­gle tech­nol­o­gy may have matured faster than the peo­ple who use it but that does­n’t mean you should still be hold­ing on to your Stone Age gear. Evolve with gog­gles from Spy, Optic Nerve, Elec­tric, and more, on sale today at The Clymb for mem­ber-exclu­sive pricing.

PLUS… There’s still time to save on Uclear, KAVU, COAL, Cross, Timex, Loopt­works, Teva, & Nils.

And just for fun…

Bone in the Snow: Did you know? Snow gog­gles weren’t always rain­bow-tint­ed works of mod­ern art. Invent­ed by the Inu­it peo­ple of the Arc­tic as a way to pre­vent snow blind­ness, tra­di­tion­al snow gog­gles were orig­i­nal­ly made from chunks of bone or ivory. The wear­er would shave the bone to fit, cut some slits to let in light, rub the insides down with soot, and then strap the con­trap­tion to his or her head using sinew. Awe­some­ly, DC Comics supervil­lain Cap­tain Cold wears tra­di­tion­al-style snow gog­gles to pre­vent going blind from the glare cre­at­ed by the ice beams he blasts from his cold guns (which are gen­er­al­ly aimed at Flash). In com­ic books at least, old tech­nolo­gies are always cut­ting edge. KRACKOW!

Wel­come back, Clym­bers. It’s Thurs­day and already Clymb HQ is abuzz with antic­i­pa­tion about this week­end’s shin-dig to cel­e­brate our reach­ing one mil­lion mem­bers. Will a col­league sur­prise all with his or her unfor­get­table dance moves? Will there be scan­dal? All water-cool­er bets on these mat­ters will soon be resolved in a show­er of free alco­hol, awe­some music, and shame­less self-con­grat­u­la­tion. We could­n’t have got­ten here with­out you though, which is why the deals will keep com­ing and con­tin­ue to get sweet­er. The week­end isn’t upon us yet but there’s plen­ty for every­one to be excit­ed about with today’s events.

Here’s what we’ve got going on:

prAna: With a name appro­pri­ate­ly based on the ancient San­skrit word for breath, life, and vital­i­ty of the spir­it, prAna designs appar­el for mind­ful recre­ation­ists who seek to explore the lim­its of their own ener­gy through yoga and inter­ac­tions with the nat­ur­al world. For prAna ath­letes like Chris Shar­ma, climb­ing is a thing of med­i­ta­tion, not con­quest. Seek bal­ance in your life and your adven­ture kit with prAna Men’s and Women’s appar­el (tees, hats, hood­ies, and more), and acces­sories (tow­els, satchels, cadets, and more), on sale today at The Clymb. 

Craft: In the begin­ning, Craft founder Anders Bengts­son spent an inor­di­nate amount of time look­ing at his under­wear. After heavy exer­cise ses­sions out­side his home in Borås, Swe­den, Bengsts­son would weigh his skivvies and use a mois­ture gauge to mea­sure how sweaty they were. He used his research to devel­op the ide­al lay­er to wear next to the skin—a gar­ment that trans­ports mois­ture out­wards with as lit­tle absorp­tion into the fibers as pos­si­ble. The result­ing brand, Craft, is now a glob­al leader in all types of peak-per­for­mance ath­let­ic appar­el. Today on The Clymb we’re cel­e­brat­ing yet anoth­er exam­ple of Swedish inge­nu­ity with Men’s and Women’s Craft cycling, run­ning, and fit­ness appar­el, includ­ing base­lay­ers, jack­ets, shorts, bibs, gloves, socks, sin­glets, and much more.

Craft run­ning prod­ucts in action

 

CELSIUS: The founders behind San Diego-based CELSIUS launched the brand in 2003 with one sim­ple goal: to trans­late the com­fort and feel of their favorite skate shoes to per­for­mance footwear designed for the shred. Near­ly a decade lat­er, the com­pa­ny has built a strong com­mu­ni­ty and devel­oped a rep­u­ta­tion for blend­ing sub­stance, style, and com­fort. In 2009, CELSIUS was hon­ored with a Boot of the Year award from Snow­board mag­a­zine. Award-win­ning, home­grown boots? On the cheap? Don’t miss out. Today on The Clymb we’ve got Men’s and Women’s CELSIUS snow­board boots.

Salomon: The mighty Dolomite Moun­tain region in north­ern Italy is a renowned alpine mec­ca for skiers, moun­tain bik­ers, BASE jumpers, hik­ers, climbers, and peak-peep­ers of all shapes and sizes. But it’s also known for some­thing else: socks. Salomon per­for­mance socks are designed and knit­ted in the Dolomites, where test­ing prod­uct is as fun as it is pro­duc­tive. Today on The Clymb we’re hap­py to offer a lit­tle taste of out­door Italy, with Salomon Men’s and Women’s per­for­mance run, bike and snow socks, on sale now.

MEDITATE ON THIS: Did you know? Dur­ing the hum­ble begin­nings of prAna (now a mul­ti-mil­lion dol­lar com­pa­ny), the founders cut and sewed cloth­ing in their garage and shipped it to cus­tomers in sur­plus fruit box­es gath­ered from the local gro­cery store. They made hash­tags from a con­coc­tion of oil and ground-up old news­pa­pers that they then cut it into shape with a piz­za cut­ter. And their first employ­ee slept on a hinged bed that by day dou­bled as a ship­ping table. 

Also Fea­tured This Week:

Shred­ding For a Good Cause: Hope on the Slopes 2012

New Bal­ance and ISAORA

How to Trek Far­ther, Faster

Trekking Essen­tials and Tool Logic

When we learned about our friends at Nikwax part­ner­ing with a home­town orga­ni­za­tion, Adven­tures With­out Lim­its, we were intrigued and even proud­er to fea­ture them on The Clymb. Adven­tures With­out Lim­its pro­vides year-round out­door adven­tures for youths, adults, and fam­i­lies with spe­cial needs in the greater Port­land, Ore­gon area.

As you can imag­ine, that’s a large under­tak­ing and to ensure AWL will be able to func­tion for years to come, Nikwax gen­er­ous­ly pro­vides them with enough prod­uct to main­tain their equip­ment at the high­est lev­els.  You can get more infor­ma­tion on Adven­tures With­out Lim­its here.

And there’s no lim­it to our all-footwear event today – select styles for men, women and kids from BOGS, ipath, GoLite, Teva, Salomon, and many more!

Pho­to Cred­it: Cushe

After shop­ping our Nikwax and footwear events, stop by Face­book and share with us the best footwear for your lifestyle.

And we still have lim­it­ed-time unlim­it­ed ship­ping for just $4.98. The Clymb tees are also still avail­able — add one to your order and the entire order ships for FREE!

Also for a lim­it­ed time, spe­cial Sat­ur­day brand events! Make sure to check your email tomor­row, 9am PST, as we kick off the first week­end event. Trust us; you won’t want to miss it!

Final­ly, it was­n’t easy, but we man­aged to pick ten action shot final­ists in our I Wish I Was There pho­to con­test. Vis­it us on Face­book and click the “Action Pho­to Con­test” app to view the final­ists and vote. Vot­ing ends on Mon­day, Feb­ru­ary 6th at mid­night EST. The pho­to with the most votes at that time will receive $50 to The Clymb. We’ll hold­ing vot­ing for the land­scape pho­tos next week.

Also Fea­tured This Week:

Fit For Adven­ture with Cha­co and Per­for­mance Pro­tect­ed with HI-TEC and Manzella

SESSIONS, Wom­en’s Spe­cif­ic Event, and POW Gloves

Pis­til designs clean, fresh, live­ly, and sophis­ti­cat­ed head­wear on the cut­ting edge of style and func­tion. We’re hap­py to wel­come them to The Clymb by offer­ing our mem­ber’s up to 60% off their thought­ful­ly designed head­wear for women.

Also, just for women, a footwear event. Ladies, save up to 65% off styles from KEEN, VIVOBAREFOOT, Salomon, Vasque, Jam­bu, and Hoka One One. Quan­ti­ties are lim­it­ed, so you’ll want to get there early!

Final­ly, an appar­el and footwear event for men and women — shop the surf-inspired, icon­ic brand REEF at up to 55% off.

We’ve still got items in our fly fish­ing event with Red­ing­ton and Kork­ers, and Patag­o­nia, New Bal­ance, Stan­ley, and Green­lay­er

You can also grab an exclu­sive The Clymb tee and get free ship­ping on your entire order. If you have ques­tions, or need an invite, drop by Face­book or Twit­ter and we’ll make it happen.

Bern Unlim­it­ed spe­cial­iz­ing in head pro­tec­tion for non-motor­ized sports like cycling, snow­board­ing, skat­ing, wake­board­ing, and skat­ing. And much like how they pro­vide hel­mets for a myr­i­ad of activ­i­ties, each of their styles remain unique to each activ­i­ty. You can shop a selec­tion of Bern head­gear at exclu­sive mem­ber pric­ing now.

Speak­ing of pro­tec­tion, GIRO gog­gles pro­vide clear vision and the ulti­mate in eye pro­tec­tion while you embark on your out­door adven­tures. Check out the GIRO styles at up to 55% off retail here.

 

And we’re approach­ing the ski sea­son. Now’s a great time to save up to 65% off high per­for­mance ski socks from K2 & Salomon. Browse our selec­tion of socks for men and women here.

Don’t for­get: We’ve still got Lor­pen, SIGG, CRKT, Cushe, and Cloth­ing Arts events going on. Not to men­tion, we’ve released our exclu­sive The Clymb tees, and when you pur­chase one, your entire order ships for free! Stop by Face­book or Twit­ter if you need more info on any of these events or if you need an invi­ta­tion to shop, as all events are open to mem­bers only.

 

It’s time to reach new heights this sum­mer. Whether you’re an excit­ed new­bie or an expe­ri­enced vet­er­an, we’ve got climb­ing gear and shoes — from chalk bags to crash pads — that will help you get high­er than ever before. At up to 50% off, mem­bers of The Clymb can stock up on Climb X, Rev­o­lu­tion, Push­er, and Five Ten. For those about to ROCK, click here.

Also at up to 50% off, Salo­man socks and shoes: socks made from the most durable fibers with anti-blis­ter­ing wick­ing and pro­vid­ing max­i­mum ven­ti­la­tion and top-of-the-line shoes and boots made for all day pro­tec­tion and com­fort. Shop our Salomon event here.

For ques­tions about these and oth­er events, or to snatch up an invite, stop by our Face­book and Twit­ter pages. We’ll be shar­ing some excit­ing info on an upcom­ing event over the next few days and you won’t want to miss it. Have a great weekend!

Today we’re offer­ing our mem­bers up to 50% off Salomon per­for­mance appar­el and out­wear for men and women- per­fect for work­ing up a sweat. Salomon push­es beyond the sta­tus quo with appar­el designed for those that push them­selves. Some quan­ti­ties are lim­it­ed, so you want to act fast. Find a jack­et or tee you think your friends will love? Use the new Twit­ter and Face­book share but­tons to let them know. If you need a mem­ber­ship, send us a tweet or mes­sage on Face­book.

Also, there’s still 24 hours left in our Moun­tain Hard­wear event with plen­ty of great deals.

Whether you’re spend­ing your Memo­r­i­al Day week­end ocean­side, pool­side, or moun­tain­side, we want­ed to have you cov­ered. We fig­ured the best way to do that is to offer mul­ti­ple brands at great sav­ings. From Helly Hansen to Horny Toad and from Mer­rell to Moun­tain­smith and more, mem­bers of The Clymb will receive up to 70% off retail price.

Sav­ings begin today at 9am PST and ends Sun­day (5/30) at 9am PST. If you’re not already a mem­ber, hit us up on Twit­ter or Face­book and we’ll make it happen.

You should kick your moth­er out for Moth­er’s Day.

That’s right. We said it.

Insist that, this spring, she get out­doors for some hik­ing, jog­ging, climb­ing, and oth­er fun-in-the-sun activ­i­ties that end in ‑ing. We don’t make this sug­ges­tion light­ly, nor do we expect you to send her off unpre­pared. We don’t know a Mom that does­n’t like going out look­ing and feel­ing her best, and com­plete­ly accessorized.

So, from April 29th till Sat­ur­day, May 1st at 9am PST, The Clymb is offer­ing a mul­ti-brand event. Mem­bers can take advan­tage of up to 60% off brands like Lole, Salomon, KEEN, and more! If you shop now, you can get deliv­ery before Moth­er’s Day. Not a mem­ber yet? No sweat. Check out our Face­book page for info on how to join and get in on the awe­some deals.