The finest backcountry mug ever, the Stainless Steel Insulated Mug takes all the best properties of our favorite mugs and rolls them into a camp-friendly design. They feature a strong stainless steel lining with BPA-free lid and an insulating, non-slip EVA foam sleeve. The sleeve is removable for easy machine washing and is soft so they pack quietly inside all of our cookware. Holding a full 12 ounces, they’re available in four colors to personalize your set and come standard in all Flex™ Cook Systems.
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 […]
Off-List Must-Haves Gear lists are honed utilitarian tools for packing for a trip. Our gear lists represent years of carefully considering only and exactly what is needed for a given climb. You might wonder: are there things worth bringing into the mountains not on our gear lists? Absolutely! Loaded Smartphone (the Electronic Multi-Tool) A smartphone […]
Cleaning Down Gear: What’s The Real Deal? Today’s down can be chemically treated so it is hydrophobic, and is available in super-powered 900 or 1000+ fill-power. These fancy, lightweight, and expensive items naturally give us pause at the laundry room door. We automatically know not to treat our down gear like a cotton t-shirt. So what’s […]