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Cybercast

Cybercast: An online field report from an expedition

One of the originators of the “Call From the Field” cybercast – please find our latest updates below. Unique to Alpine Ascents, guides post audio updates directly to our website. Most teams post every 1-3 days and lack of a posting does not indicate a problem with the climb.

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ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Softshells 101

    What is a softshell? Why would you use one? One of the most common questions we get from new climbers regarding clothing is “what’s a softshell, and why do I need one?” Softshells are an invaluable piece of any mountaineering clothing system. They consist of a range of fabrics characterized by breathability, stretch, and weather […]

  • Gear Lexicon – Updated for 2017!

    We are proud to present our newly updated Gear Lexicon– an online, item-by-item description of the gear needed for mountaineering. Please feel free to share this resource- we hope you will find it instructive and useful! -The Alpine Ascents Gear Staff

  • Top-10 Gear Misconceptions

    Misconceptions about climbing gear can leave you wandering in the woods. In this article, we’ll look at the top-10 most common gear-related misconceptions for those newer to mountaineering, and offer some quick comments in answer. “My hardshells need to fit over all of my layers, including insulation.” Once it’s cold enough to need a down […]

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