NW Alpine produce clothes for climbing that are light, simple, functional and of the highest quality which are made in the US.
The first-ever all-around performance hoody made with legendary Spectra® fiber, a fiber which pound for pound, is fifteen times stronger than steel! This hoody has the features that count: a helmet compatible hood, thumb-holes and minimal weight.
The hoody'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 Sam Hennessey Climbing in the Alaska Range in late spring sometimes feels like stepping into another world. The endless daylight, and the sheer contrast of Denali towering over the rest of the state gives it an atmosphere like no other. For the last decade, Michael Gardner and I have stared down from the upper […]
‘Twas the night before Rainier dates were released, when all through the land Many a climber was stirring, contemplating high altitude plans so grand Their crampons were placed in the gear bin with care In hopes to use them on Rainier in weather so fair My timer was set for the exact release time To […]
Hey Alpine, I’m headed out to Washington in mid-September for a 6-day course (stoked) and I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about backcountry quilts. Apparently all the cool-kid alpinists are using them. Can I bring one on my course? Sincerely, Steve House in Training Hi Steve House in Training, Thanks for reaching out […]