NW Alpine produces clothes for climbing that are simple, functional, light, of the highest quality and made in the US.
The first-ever base layer made with legendary Spectra® fiber, a fiber which pound for pound, is fifteen times stronger than steel!
The base layer's knitted fabric is 90% polyester, and 10% Spectra®, giving it remarkable tear and abrasion resistance, with a comfortable merino like feel, while offering excellent breathability and all day comfort.
by Micah Sherman As we skinned our way up a snow covered forest road to the Heliotrope Ridge trailhead, we knew we were about to have a fun time on Mt. Baker, but we had no idea what a spectacular adventure we were in for. With heavy packs supported by fresh legs we made our […]
Headed to Denali this Spring? Start planning that team name! Every expedition cooks up a team name they use to identify themselves when they check in each day via sat phone for the Cybercast. Family members can follow along with the Cybercast from home as teams make their way up the mountain, marveling at clever […]
by Ciara Sampaio I went over the Denali Prep Gear List a million times and checked everything off. I was ready to go! Was I really ready to go? Eventually, I just had to go. Checking off the carabiners and gloves was the easy part. I found assembling 8 days worth of food to be […]