Mountain Standards

Posted December 20, 2016

Valandre Shocking Blue Neo Sleeping Bag: High-performance and complicated

Drew Thayer describes the Valandre Shocking Blue Neo Sleeping Bag as "the Cadillac" of cold-weather sleeping bags. But all the added features increase the weight and the price compared to other cold-weather bags. Four stars.

Posted December 15, 2016

The CiloGear 30:30 backpack gets it done on alpine missions

Yosemite Search and Rescue member Josh Huckaby puts the CiloGear 30:30 backpack to the test and is stoked with the product. He plans to use it in Patagonia this January. Five stars!

Posted December 6, 2016

Tenaya Ra: A true 'all-around performance shoe'

Mike Lewis finds that the Tenaya Ra has everything he looks for in a climbing shoe, including a great out-of-the-box fit that doesn't require a break-in period. Five Stars!

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