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Best Sleeping Pads for Winter Camping: What to Choose

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September 29th, 2019 - Winter camping in the backcountry can be one of the greatest outdoor experiences but it can also be one of the worst. In harsh weather...

Climashield Survival School: Preventing Hypothermia

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September 9th, 2019 - It is common knowledge that exposure to extremely cold weather can be life threatening, but there are many more hypothermia scenarios than a trip to...

Five Tips for Kid-Friendly Microadventures

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September 1st, 2019 - Outdoor adventure is a valuable component in a balanced life, and nobody needs it more than children. Although a set routine is usually good for...

Deep Water Soloing Gains Popularity with Climbers

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August 13th, 2019 - Imagine climbing up a beautiful rock face without any equipment but your climbing shoes and a little chalk bag to dry off your sweaty hands....

Climashield Survival School: Finding and Purifying Water

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July 23rd, 2019 - An average person can survive without water for all of about three days. Although terminal dehydration is a rare cause of death in survival scenarios,...

Photo Diary: Montana

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July 9th, 2019 - Montana, the fourth largest state of the country, is populated by just over one million inhabitants. This leaves Montana with millions of acres of wilderness,...

Best Action Cameras for Your Next Adventure

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June 24th, 2019 - From sandy beaches to snowy mountaintops, adventurers all over the world want to document their exploits. Image quality and ease of use are constantly increasing,...

Travel Spotlight: Bosnia and Herzegovina

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June 5th, 2019 - The Balkan Peninsula is the last area in Europe where civilization hasn’t taken over the vast expanses of wilderness, which is why it’s the perfect...

The Art of a Good Pack

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May 27th, 2019 - Traveling light is an art. Having everything you need and being able to carry your baggage with ease is the make or break of almost...

Visit Climashield at Techtextil

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May 15th, 2019 - International exhibitors will be showcasing the entire spectrum of technical textiles, functional apparel textiles and textile technologies at Techtextil in Frankfurt this week. Both our North...

Visit Climashield at Techtextil

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May 15th, 2019 - International exhibitors will be showcasing the entire spectrum of technical textiles, functional apparel textiles and textile technologies at Techtextil in Frankfurt this week. Both our North...

Climashield Survival School: How to Start a Fire

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May 7th, 2019 - Anyone can build a fire on a dry day with a box of matches to. However, it is those wet and windy days when we...

Where to Take Advantage of the Extended Ski Season

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April 2nd, 2019 - As evenings grow longer, trees begin to blossom and the sun’s warmth starts lifting our souls, you might think about packing up your ski gear...

How to Choose the Right Tent for Winter

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March 21st, 2019 - Not all tents are created equal. There are budget pop-up tents, ultralight backpacking tents, outrageous glamping tents (which we secretly love) and expedition tents that...

Swapping Your Car for a Bike - A Beginners Guide

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March 7th, 2019 - Cycling in the city may seem intimidating at first, but once you try, you will not want to go back to public transport. Why spend...

Clima Customer Spotlight: Enlightened Equipment

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February 20th, 2019 - Enlightened Equipment manufactures lightweight camping gear and technical apparel that is durable, affordable and ethically made. Handcrafted in Winona, MN, all products are continually tested...

Travel Spotlight: Japan for Outdoor Lovers

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February 7th, 2019 - With a unique culture that fuses the traditional and the modern, Japan lures nearly 30 million international tourists a year. Drawn by the gleaming city...

Swimming in the Wild – How and Why to Brave the Cold

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January 24th, 2019 - If lapping your local pool has lost its allure, try wild swimming. It is a great way to break up the routine and find adventure...

Love Dogs, Will Travel

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January 9th, 2019 - Outdoor adventures are best shared with friends, and a man - or woman’s - best friend is many times a furry one. While road tripping...

Books that Inspire Outdoor Adventure

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December 14th, 2018 - From long beloved classics to modern tales of exploration, we round up our favorite adventure books to read or gift this holiday season. We open...

A Beginner's Guide to Winter Camping

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November 13th, 2018 - There is a certain magic to cold weather camping. Going into the backcountry in winter is a more intimate way to experience nature: frozen landscapes...

Is the Era of the Dirtbag Over?

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November 2nd, 2018 - dirtbag noun dirt·bag | ˈdərt-ˌbag●    a person who is committed to a given (usually extreme) lifestyle to the point of abandoning employment and other societal...

Big Wave Surfing Reaches New Heights

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September 26th, 2018 - "I got this present from God," said Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa, describing the 80 foot mountain of water that saw him inducted into the Guinness...

Fall Road Trip: Where to Watch the Leaves Change

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September 11th, 2018 - There are a lot of feelings that come with saying goodbye to summer - you’re either happy or sad to see it go. But one...

Photo Diary of the Pacific Northwest

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September 4th, 2018 - The rugged beauty of the Pacific Northwest has long captivated the hearts of travelers and artists but it wasn’t until the Instagram era that the...

Where to Cool Off in the US This Summer

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August 20th, 2018 - As the whole East Coast continues to melt under a relentless heatwave and hot weather warnings have been issued for the West Coast, there are...

Clima Customer Spotlight: Camel

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August 3rd, 2018 - Dating all the way back to 1919, Camel Manufacturing is a company that serves those who serve. As a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of tent...

Are Sharks Misunderstood? Making a Case for the Ocean’s Most Formidable Fish

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July 9th, 2018 - It seems that everyone’s anticipating the 30th iteration of the annual Shark Week on Discovery Channel. Everybody, that is, except for the scientists from Spanish...

Why and How to Curb the Plastic Addiction

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June 14th, 2018 - More than 40% of all plastics are single use and more than 91% aren’t recycled. In 2014 alone, over 100 billion plastic bags were used...

Something to Try: Solo Camping

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May 31st, 2018 - Camping with friends and family is a great social experience, but solo adventures have their own appeal. The fast pace of contemporary lifestyle means we...

Is the Great Barrier Reef Really Dead?

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May 23rd, 2018 - “Climate change and ocean acidification have killed off one of the most spectacular features on the planet,” reported magazine Outside in a viral article entitled “Obituary:...

America’s Best Outdoor Cities

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May 1st, 2018 - From the snow-covered peaks of Alaska to the sandy beaches of Florida, the US is an outdoor lover’s paradise, but given that more than 80%...

Born to Run: The World’s Toughest Ultra Marathons

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April 18th, 2018 - Were you born to run? According to bestselling author Chris McDougall, yes. McDougall believes that humans are designed to cover great distances on foot, an...

Find the Perfect Between-Season Jacket

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April 5th, 2018 - It is that time of the year again: the days are getting longer and our summer gear makes its way out from storage. And like...

Travel Spotlight: Bouldering Mecca Fontainebleau

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March 23rd, 2018 - Located only forty miles from Paris, the Forest of Fontainebleau is commonly regarded as the world’s best bouldering destination. With grades ranging from 1 (much...

The World of Winter Himalayan Climbing

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March 8th, 2018 - An elite team of Polish climbers is awaiting a weather window that would allow them to attempt the summit of the hardest mountain in the...

Clima Customer Spotlight: Colmar

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February 21st, 2018 - Nearly a century-long tradition and cutting-edge technology work together in the Italian brand of sporting goods, Colmar. Founded in 1923, the company quickly turned their...

Stay Energized with Outdoor-Inspired Snacks

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January 25th, 2018 - If you want to stay lean and healthy, office life is isn’t easy. Most of us spend long hours sitting at a desk and there...

5 Groundbreaking Female Adventurers

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January 8th, 2018 - Every year women in the world of adventure sports break through boundaries previously seen as unattainable. In 2017 alone, we witnessed an incredible leap in...

Last Minute Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

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December 16th, 2017 - Out of ideas for holiday presents? We are coming to the rescue. Whether you are after something affordable but clever, or ready to blow serious...

Clima Customer Spotlight: Helikon-Tex

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December 8th, 2017 - In the 1980s, Helikon-Tex founders began to trade military surplus equipment. Surprised by the high demand, they decided to seize the opportunity and fill the...

Try Going Off-Piste This Ski Season

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November 21st, 2017 - While the appeal of neatly groomed corduroy is great, there’s just one thing that’s better: carving through waist-deep pow! And if you’re not quite into...

Veterans Day – A Time to Honor Those That Serve

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November 9th, 2017 - Nearly a century ago, on November 11 1918, an unusual meeting took place in the quiet French forest of Compiègne. Hiding from unwanted eyes in...

Five Alternatives to Tents

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October 27th, 2017 - Whatever the season, camping is one of the best ways to reconnect with nature. Even a one-day microadventure can often be enough to shed the...

Our 10 Favorite Adventure Photographers on Instagram

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September 28th, 2017 - Professional and amateur photographers alike display their work to a global audience on Instagram. From Nat Geo adventurers with millions of followers, to young talent...

The Outdoor Industry - A Force for Sustainability

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September 18th, 2017 - No other sector embraces sustainability as much as the outdoor industry. Five years ago, the industry’s efforts to champion sustainability were recognized by the White...

Summer Travel Spotlight: Republic of South Africa

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August 31st, 2017 - South African winter is the perfect summer. Although the seasons in RSA are not too distinct, it can be said that the height of summer...

Clima Customer Spotlight: Cold Water Diving With Santi

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August 12th, 2017 - Taking a plunge into cold waters is one of the most adventurous ways of immersing yourself in nature. While most people seek out tropical destinations...

North America’s Best Summer Skiing

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July 18th, 2017 - While the Northern Hemisphere is basking in the summer sun, winter is just setting in across the prime skiing destinations of New Zealand, Australia, Argentina...

Clima Customer Spotlight: Fjord Nansen

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June 1st, 2017 - In the early 90s, Polish adventurers had a problem. Despite the country’s strong mountaineering tradition, climbers battled a distinct lack of high-quality outdoor equipment. Adventure...

Happy Trails: Your Guide to Thru-Hiking

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May 19th, 2017 - Thru-hiking can be a transformative experience. Long days in the wilderness and a heavy load on your back tend to work their magic. Admittedly, most...

Deconstructing the Membrane

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May 2nd, 2017 - Before technical fabrics became commonplace, most of us had a plastic-like waterproof jacket. It might have done a great job of keeping out the rain,...

Travel Spotlight: Iceland

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April 14th, 2017 - Our Marketing Manager extraordinaire, Christi, has just ticked off another dream destination from her bucket list. Last month she made the most of unusually cheap...

Ready to Climb? Here’s Your First Step

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March 10th, 2017 - As beautiful and inspiring as rock climbing may be, for decades it wasn’t an easily accessible activity, because becoming a climber hinged largely on being...

Winter Travel Spotlight: Jackson Hole

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January 26th, 2017 - Wedged between the Tetons and the Rockies, Jackson Hole is a wild and beautiful valley offering outdoor adventure all year round. Rock climbing, whitewater rafting...