More Features

Available Now on TheClymb.com

Videos

Video of Man Snowboarding with Dog Will Make You Miss Your Mutt

We can’t stop watch­ing this video of a guy snow­board­ing with a husky.

If you’re like us, you’re see­ing this at work. It’s the end of another long week and you’d rather be hang­ing with your dog—or rid­ing at the moun­tain. Well, here’s a fun clip of some lucky SOB doing both in the Aus­trian Alps.  Accord­ing to a dis­claimer at the end of the video, Shila is a pro­fes­sional pulling dog and you shouldn’t try this at home. But judg­ing by how pro­fi­ciently some of The Clymb’s office dogs drag us around the office on our rolling chairs dur­ing beer-fueled

Read More...

Tips

Desert Backpacking Tips: 6 Lightweight Swap-Outs That’ll Keep You Clean and Help Create Space For More Water

The “shower in a spray bot­tle” recipe is solid freakin’ gold.

  When back­pack­ing in remote desert wilder­ness areas, you typ­i­cally carry up to half of a loaded pack’s weight in water. Given a choice between car­ry­ing extra water or extra gear, expe­ri­enced back­pack­ers choose water—even when it comes to small per­sonal items that at first glance look like they would add only min­i­mal weight. The fact is, every ounce counts. But there is a way to have your tooth­paste and shower too. Here are 8 light­weight options that can replace heav­ier items

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

Interviews

Interview with Cyclist Owen Gue: A Cycling Expert Shares the World’s Best Cycling Routes

Call­ing all cyclists in search of winter riding.

Owen Gue is the founder and owner of The Cycling House, a  series of win­ter train­ing camps for cyclists in Ari­zona, Cal­i­for­nia, and a num­ber of Euro­pean coun­tries. Owen is a pro­fes­sional cyclist who has been rac­ing since he was 14. By 18, he started rac­ing the U.S. National Rac­ing Cal­en­dar and by 19 he was trav­el­ing and rac­ing non-stop from March through Sep­tem­ber. We talked to Owen to find out more about train­ing camps, win­ter rac­ing, and what he

Read More...

Out There

8 Great Northwest Winter Kayak Tours

PNW Win­ter pad­dling tours for all skill levels.

The days are short, and it’s cold. Most peo­ple are ski­ing. But win­ter is often the best time for sea kayak­ing the inland water­ways of the Pacific North­west. There are no crowds or jet-skis, just you and tons of wildlife and a ther­mos of hot cocoa. Here are 8 great win­ter day trips in the North­west suit­able for short days when you’re bun­dled up. Hope Island, near Olympia, WA Hope Island is sit­u­ated at the South Sound’s inter­sec­tion of Ham­mer­s­ley, Totten,

Read More...

On This Day

loading

#clymblife

TAG #clymblife