Mountain Standards

Posted June 21, 2010

Salewa Firetail GTX: A Hiker that Climbs

The Firetail GTX could be the ultimate all-in-one Teton or Rocky Mountain National Park shoe, with enough hiking chops for long approaches and plenty of climbing prowess for moderate routes.

Posted June 12, 2010

Mammut Togir Light Harness: A Compact Compromise

For its price tag, the Togir Light has a great set of features. But a few drawbacks are hard to ignore.

Posted June 1, 2010

Cassin Vector Nanotech Crampons: For Peaks, Not Crags

Nearly as light as aluminum crampons yet much more technical, the Nanotechs will sit lightly on the pack for the approach and still perform decently on a section of steep ice or mixed.

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