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.
How exactly can you shop for a down jacket…and be confident it’s going to be warm enough? Here, we break down one aspect of down jacket selection. Alternatively, check out the insulation we offer for men and women, and email us with your questions. How much down is in this jacket? The key question to […]
Easily the most common question we are asked is, “What kind of boots will I wear on my Rainier climb?” Here, we break down how we decide. Two Boot Types We use two main types of boots in Washington’s Cascades Range, which includes Mount Rainier and Mount Baker among other peaks: double boots and single […]
Alpine Ascents climbs Mount Rainier from May through September. We are often asked which dates to choose, so here we break down the merits of each month. Mount Rainier’s Climbing Season(s) Mount Rainier can be climbed year-round. For climbers willing to adventure, even the more challenging shoulder seasons can provide interesting climbing or skiing. A […]