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Gear

Gear List

Leveraging the wisdom & experience of our entire staff, Alpine Ascents maintains a uniquely tailored gear list for each expedition, mountaineering school, and summit climb. Each gear list below has been honed to match the requirements of your chosen mountain objective.

 

 

 

 

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Pack Like a Pro

    How to Pack Like a Pro

    Climbers prepare for an 8-day winter mountaineering trip on Mount Rainier Pack Like a Pro, Not Like an Advertisement Place a large cup on a table. Fill it with stones. Then, fill the empty spaces with pea gravel. Next, pour sand into it. Only after that last step can the cup be considered full- this […]

  • 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

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