Mountaineering

multitools for backpacking review

Best Multitool in 2021 for backpacking, hiking and outdoor trips

There’s nothing more satisfying than having the exact tool you need for a task, right when and where you need it. Multitools turn an entire box full of big, bulky gadgets into a small, portable device that you can take on any multiday backpacking hiking our outdoor trip. Read our detailed review of the best …

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Combi system: Vasak Leverlock Universel from Petzl

Fundamentals of Crampons: Know These 3 Types and Where To Use Them

Crampons are standard equipment on glaciated high-altitude terrain and are also indispensable for steep ice missions. They have been around since the 19th century, yet the devices are much more than just metal prongs on the feet – depending on the use and preference, they offer different features. Even some that concern safety. We explain …

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Brandnew Climbing Helmets for 2021 – 8 new Climbing Helmets for Sport Climbing and Alpine Climbing reviewed

We have updated our original big review for 2021, you can read it here. But for 2021 we have also added reviews of 8 new and revised climbing helmets with a focus on alpine climbing. In this helmet review you will find: technical data, strengths and weaknesses of the various models and what to look …

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Best Light Mountaineering Boots - The Top Models of 2020

Best Light Mountaineering Boots – The Top Models of 2021

Suitable for climbing and conditionally crampon proof, comfortable, robust, and as light as possible: The expectations of all-round light mountaineering boots are high. We have tested 5 light mountaineering boots. Qualities of a good  light mountaineering boot When it comes to combining comfort with climbing performance in high alpine terrain, on snow, ice, and in …

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Primus Firestick 2020 Review

Primus Firestick 2021: Wind-blocking, Ultra Light Stove That Fits Your in Your Pocket

Primus introduced the Firestick canister stove for 2020. While we haven’t had a chance to do a full review yet, we did our best to get our hands on samples and collect all kinds of valuable information for this hot new gadget for 2020. Read on for our detailed 2020 pre review of the Primus …

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