How Should Mountaineering Boots Fit?

How Should Mountaineering Boots Fit?

If you’re a beginner mountaineer, there’s a good chance you’re not really introduced to the fact that mountaineering boots make all the difference. What we meant to say is: there ain’t a more delicate piece of your mountaineering equipment....
Can You Climb in Approach Shoes?

Can You Climb in Approach Shoes?

While browsing for the outdoor gear, you’ve certainly seen some so-called approach shoes and wondered exactly what type of footwear they are, and what makes them different from trail shoes. If you’ve already used them, you may be wondering if they’re fit...
How Often Do You Wash Your Climbing Rope?

How Often Do You Wash Your Climbing Rope?

We could all agree that if you are a climber, the climbing rope is a single and most essential piece of your equipment. However, each route you climb leaves its stain. Whether you want your climbing rope to live longer, make sure to consider all the following tips in...
Why Do Mountaineers Carry Special Shoes

Why Do Mountaineers Carry Special Shoes

Mountaineering is a very extreme activity. It requires a lot of special equipment. Once upon a time it even caused unexpected lifestyle habits. So, you’ll often see mountaineers that have a lot of gear with them. Very important items are shoes and boots. Many...
Why Do Alpine Climbers Smoke

Why Do Alpine Climbers Smoke

Mountaineering experts say that it takes a lot of strength and endurance to go to high altitudes. Alpinism can be defined as an extreme type of mountaineering. Alpinists are mountain climbers that climb the harder paths and rocks to reach the top. The harder the...