Mountain Standards

Posted January 16, 2018

Mountain Equipment Citadel Mitt: A bastion of warmth in a light package

Alaskan alpinist Clint Helander finds the Mountain Equipment Citadel Mitt to be a lightweight and versatile option for climbs that require cutting down on bulk and extra grams. Five stars.

Posted January 3, 2018

Sterling WorkPro: A static rope that is supple with a high strength-to-weight ratio

Alpinist Digital Editor Derek Franz recently used the Sterling WorkPro static line to haul a 100-pound bag on his first solo big wall. The WorkPro was supple, strong and durable—everything you'd want from a static rope. Five stars.

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