The Petzl Sarken is an advanced mountaineering crampon designed for those looking to take their mountain-climbing to the next level. Read our detailed review of its build quality, as well as its features.
Skiing is not a very complicated sport. With that said, it can be daunting trying to figure out just what you need to get started. In this buying guide, we outline every crucial piece of equipment that you need to start skiing, and give our recommendations on a few.
If you want to take your skis to the backcountry and not having to worry about slipping, you will probably need a climbing skin. These allow you to climb a mountain with ease, with your skis attached. Learn everything you need to know when picking a ski skin, as well as some of our favorites.
Ski Mountaineering can be a fun and exhilarating experience if you have the proper gear. Learn what types of ski work best on unkept mountain terrains, and learn about our favorite mountaineering skis for men and women.
Being stuck in an avalanche is not something anyone wants to think about. Unfortunately, it is a risk you must consider if you plan to go mountaineering or backcountry skiing. Thankfully, with advances in technology, avalanche beacons can now be a life-saving device. Find out what makes a good avalanche beacon, and our personal favorites.
In this article, we teach you the difference between telemark and alpine skiing. Have you ever wondered what distinguishes telemark skiing from alpine skiing? Which is better for normal downhill skiing, and which is better for the backcountry? Find out in this article.
This complete guide to backcountry skiing will teach you everything you could ever hope to know. What gear you need, how to find lessons, how to pick your route, and more are covered in this beginners guide to skiing in the backcountry.
Learn everything you could possibly want to know about telemark skiing. From its rich history to its benefits over alpine skiing, you will learn what it is, how to get started, and what gear you will need.