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How To Build Your Ice Climbing Kit With the temperatures dropping and snow falling on the mountains, now is the time to get your ice climbing kit together for the upcoming season. Dividing your gear into four different mini-kits is a great way to stay organized and assure that you have all the important pieces. Ice climbing
Tips, tactics, and techniques for ski mountaineering For ski mountaineers, carrying the right gear provides access to an endless playground of incredible summits and mind-blowing descents in the high mountains, on glaciers, or in the steeps. Ascents often involve only slightly technical climbing, like a moderate snow route to the summit, since the goal is to descend on skis. Nevertheless, this relatively easy terrain still requires carrying and being prepared to use the essential gear when necessary. Skiing
Tips and techniques for glacier travel on skis During the summer of 2015, the weather was extremely dry and warm in the Alps, creating a situation where the glaciers were riddled with wide open crevasses. With winter approaching, Vivian Bruchez, Team Petzl member, high-mountain guide, and steep skier, recommends that everyone remain extremely cautious at the beginning of the season. This article will explain the key tips, techniques, and knowledge required for glacier travel and crevasse rescue haul systems, as well as list the essential gear to carry. Mountaineering