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.
Blister Prevention words: Mike Hawkins Take a few seconds to think of the toughest person you know, or the toughest person you can imagine from your favorite action movie… Got it? This person should probably be covered in mud or have some cuts on their arms and legs, but they don’t care because […]
Words: Val Peckarsky Photo Credit: Cecily Breeding It has been said that if you don’t pack a headlamp on a trip, you are guaranteed to need one. Small and easily overlooked, headlamps are extremely useful in the backcountry for pre-dawn alpine starts, late-night cooking sessions, and pretty much any other time a little extra light […]
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 […]