NW Alpine produce clothes for climbing that are light, simple, functional, 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 Brooke Warren People often ask if it’s boring to climb the same mountain over and over again. Honestly, it doesn’t get boring, because the route is constantly evolving and it’s amazing to witness the life cycle off the flora and fauna throughout an entire season. While summiting a mountain is a laudable goal, it’s […]
Hey Alpine, My glacier glasses get so foggy when I’m hiking up the Muir snowfield that it’s like my eyeballs are in a sauna. How can I beat the steam and get my visibility back? Help! Sincerely, Blinded by the Exertion *** Hi Blinded, We’ve all been there! Heavy breathing and eyewear are not a match […]
By Trevor Husted As part of our Guide Skills Development Series, this next post focuses on the essential items to include in your first aid kit if you are guiding an alpine climb. Have you taken an opportunity to look into your med kit lately? Perhaps question why something is even in there or maybe […]