Climbing

Hands-on With Lululemon Hike, the Athleisure Giant's New Outdoor Line
A Hands-on Look at Lululemon Hike, the Athleisure Giant's New Outdoor Line

A healthy dose of GORP makes the yoga brand's dedicated foray into hiking gear and apparel a surprising success

Full Circle Everest Photographer Evan Green on Gear, Fear & Summiting
Q&A: Full Circle Everest Photographer Evan Green on Gear, Fear & Summiting

Days after summiting the world's highest peak, photographer Evan Green discuss his camera gear, the expedition, and its significance

Gramicci Updates Original 1982 Climbing Apparel for Spring 2022
Gramicci Updates Original 1982 Climbing Apparel for Spring 2022

Thirty years after making the original climbing pant, the brand is celebrating by leaning into technical materials and streetwear aesthetics

The 15 Best Rock Climbing Pants to Help You Send in Style
15 Best Climbing Pants for Men and Women That Blend Style, Function & Durability

All you need to know about what to wear while climbing, plus our top picks for the most functional, stylish climbing pants from around the globe

The 10 Best Bouldering Shoes to Help Send Your Next Project
The 10 Best Bouldering Shoes, Tested & Approved

Rigorously tested, this comprehensive collection of climbing shoes are our top picks for nailing bouldering projects at your local gym or outdoor crag

The North Face Celebrates Black Everest Climbers in Limited Collection
The North Face Celebrates Black Everest Climbers in New Limited Collection

For Black History Month, TNF aims to increase visibility for the Black mountaineering community by celebrating Sophie Danenberg and Phil Henderson

How to Visit Refuge Charpoua, the Century-old Mountain Hut of Chamonix
Visiting Charpoua Refuge, a Century-Old Mountain Hut Above Chamonix

Serving as a climber's base on Mont Blanc Massif for decades, the 1904 hut is accessed by train ride, glacier trek, and alpine trail scramble

10 Minimalist Approach Shoes for Everyday Wear
10 Design-Driven Approach Shoes for Everyday Wear

Technical footwear to help you conquer the approach to the crag—or the subway—without looking like a complete nerd

9 Rock Climbing Gear Essentials for Bouldering at the Gym & Outdoors
All the Climbing Gear You Need to Start Bouldering This Season

The best boulder-specific climbing staples for newbies, gym rats, and everyone in between

Patagonia Designs Alpine Downlab Collection for Ultralight Adventures
Patagonia's Alpine Downlab Jackets & Pullovers Are for Serious Ultralight Adventures

With 800-fill down insulation and minimalist patterns, the OG outfitter's new insulation release argues that in the mountains, less is more

The James Brand Redstone: Inspired by Climbing, Made for Adventure
The James Brand Redstone Pocket Knife: Inspired by Climbing, Made for Adventure

The latest design from the Portland-based knifemaker is the unique result of a collaboration with climber and photographer Savannah Cummins

Climbing Mount Huntington: A Harrowing Tale of Alaskan Mountaineering
The Exhausting Reality of Climbing Alaska's Most Beautiful Mountain, Mount Huntington

Adventure photographer James Barkman shares a first-hand account of summiting the 12,241' pyramid of rock and ice—central Alaska's most striking peak