Ready to keep you dry when you’re stranded in the rain, the StormLine Stretch Full Zip Rain Pants provide the security and confidence you need to head into the unknown. Featuring our BD.dry™ waterproof/breathable/windproof solution—engineered to shield you from whatever the weather holds—the StormLine Stretch Rain Pants are extremely sleek and packable, while also durable and comfortable thanks to their ultra-stretchy fabric. With a gusseted seat and articulated knees, these pants don’t hold you back on-route. The full-length side zippers on either leg make it easy to regulate temps and slip on over your layers while an elastic waist with internal drawcord gives you a customized fit. The pants also have a back-right zippered pocket to stash topos or other essentials, and if the sun comes out they stow into this pocket and clip to a harness or pack via the carabiner clip loop.
Guide Brooke Warren in prime insulated pant conditions on the summit of Mt. Rainier. Photo by Patrick Chu. Insulated Pants can seem like a burden (will my legs really be that cold??), but they can be a critical piece of clothing in mountaineering, and can make a cold night at camp much more pleasant. Why […]
If you are preparing to embark on a Denali Prep course or a Denali expedition with Alpine Ascents, you are also about to enter into the wonderful world of snowshoe travel. There are several reasons for our unilateral use of snowshoes over skis on these trips. First, the learning curve for snowshoeing is far less […]
By Mike Hawkins There are a wide variety of carabiners available on the market, and each type has its pros and cons. Some carabiners are built for very specific uses, while others are geared toward general use. For both safety and efficiency, it is worthwhile to understand the subtle differences in order to choose the […]