Your new alpine workhorse, this synthetic-insulated mid layer features a cutting-edge dynamic-venting insulation layer that activates with movement and works in combination with highly wind-permeable fabrics. It sets a new standard for comfort in a broad range of activity levels, radically balancing warmth and comfort.
Avg Weight: 362 g (12.9 oz)
insulation: 60 g Ventrix™—100% polyester stretch synthetic insulation
Blister Prevention words: Mike Hawkins Take a few seconds to think of the toughest person you know, or the toughest person you can imagine from your favorite action movie… Got it? This person should probably be covered in mud or have some cuts on their arms and legs, but they don’t care because […]
Words: Val Peckarsky Photo Credit: Cecily Breeding It has been said that if you don’t pack a headlamp on a trip, you are guaranteed to need one. Small and easily overlooked, headlamps are extremely useful in the backcountry for pre-dawn alpine starts, late-night cooking sessions, and pretty much any other time a little extra light […]
Is my training working? Whether explicitly spoken or implied, this is the question many climbers ask of themselves, their friends, and perhaps their guides. At Alpine Ascents, we hear this question weekly. While the best answer to this question requires a comprehensive understanding of you and your objective, there are simpler ways to get a […]