Mountain Standards

Posted March 25, 2016

CAMP Speed 2.0 Helmet: One of the Best All-Arounders Available

Maybe Jerry Seinfeld said it best in one of his stand-up bits when he said that the helmet is designed "to preserve a brain whose judgment is so poor, it does not even try to avoid the cracking of the head it's in." As climbers and skiers, we embrace some risks while seeking to minimize others, and wearing a helmet seems like the obvious way to continue doing both.

Posted March 10, 2016

Iceline Jacket: a durable, weatherproof shell for winter climbing

Ice climbing is about high-energy output in cold, wet conditions. Adapting to changing weather can be as much of a struggle as the climbing itself in the winter season. I try to find layers that are versatile across a range of conditions.

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