Mountain Standards

Posted October 27, 2016

Grivel Lambda HMS Twin Gate: Comforting If You're Not Wearing Gloves

The Grivel Lambda HMS Twin Gate is an unusual auto-locking carabiner that can be clipped with one hand and provides extra security on critical protection points. Just don't try to use it with gloves.

Posted October 24, 2016

The Dynafit Yotei GTX Jacket: The Ideal Jacket for Ski-Mountaineers and Beyond

Mike Lewis awards the Dynafit Yotei GTX Jacket five stars for its light weight, versatility and thoughtful design. There was but one tiny flaw...

Posted October 14, 2016

Metolius Ultralight Master Cams: Mostly Solid, Sometimes Wobbly

Chris Van Leuven takes the Metolius Ultralight Master Cams on a cragging tour from New York to Colorado, and awards them four out of five stars.

Posted October 5, 2016

DMM Apex Ice Tool Review: Heavy-duty and Ready to Rumble

The DMM Apex ice tools hold up to abuse and work well in a variety of terrain. Vermont climbing guide Tim Farr awards them four stars out of five.

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