Jilli Cluff

Jilli grew up in the rural southern Colorado mountains, later moving to Texas for college. After seven years in corporate consulting, she was introduced to sport climbing. In 2020, Jilli left her corporate position to pursue an outdoor-oriented life. She now works as a contributor, an editor, and a gear tester for ExplorersWeb and various other outlets within the AllGear network. She is based out of Austin, Texas where she takes up residence with her climbing gear and one-eared blue heeler, George Michael.


Castagna on the Crest di Peuterey.

82 Peaks, 80 Days: Two Italians Climb All the 4,000’ers in the Alps

On May 4, 2021, 26-year-old Nicola Castagna and 37-year-old...
Viva Peru Carajo from the Ground

Pou Brothers Free Unclimbed Face in Peru

It's been quite the summer for route development on...
Wallride Vol 1 Route

Glowacz and Hans Establish 20-Pitch Route in Dolomites

On July 12, German expeditionists Stefan Glowacz and Phillip...
Chaupi Huanca Northern Arete

Young Duo Makes First Ascent of 8a+ Line on Peru’s Chaupi Huanca

On July 7, European climbing couple Jaume Peiro and...

Sign up for Explorersweb Enews

×