Mountain Gear

Quality mountain gear is essential to your adventure – and to your safety. Whether you’re gearing up for your first ascent or training to tackle Everest, we have a full selection of all the mountain gear and climbing gear you need, from shoes to nuts and everything in between.

Getting the Right Mountain Gear

Looking to put together your first rack? We’ve got all the mountain gear you need to tackle any slope or rock face that challenges you. You’ll find a full array of harnesses, ropes and belaying devices to get ou started, and get expert advice on the best climbing shoes, mountaineering boots, backpacks, tents and everything else you need for your mountain climbing expedition.

Every trip and every climber is different, so there’s really no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to assembling your mountain gear. These tips will help you assemble the best rack for your specific needs.
Know Your Needs Knowing your needs will help you – and anyone helping you assemble your kit – pick the right gear for your trip. Here are some questions to ask yourself before you start shopping for mountain gear.

What kind of trips will you be taking? How long? How many miles? What kind of terrain? What kind of weather? How many people? Do you have weak hips or lumbar? This will help you choose the best packs for carrying your gear.

What’s your torso measurement?

Do you need to supply a tent?

Boots and Backpacks

The two most important items you’ll be buying are your boots and your backpack. Both have to be a perfect fit or you’ll find yourself in pain throughout your entire trip. We’ve got a full array of backpacks, including internal frame backpacks, external frame backpacks, lightweight backpacks and packs with watering systems. When choosing a pack, make sure you get one that fits your torso length. Try it on and wear it for a while before taking it out on a climb to make sure that it really does fit well.

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Boots that don’t fit perfectly can turn your trip into an adventure in torture. Going by manufacturers’ size isn’t enough because boot styles vary. We carry a full range of mountaineering boots in all sizes and styles so that you’re assured of finding the perfect fit for your feet.

Tents and Mountain Gear

We carry a broad assortment of tents to suit any type of trip, from casual summertime campouts to extreme backcountry and mountaineering into the high reaches. You’ll find everything from summer tents to full-on mountaineering tents that are meant for serious climbers. We also carry bivy sacks and sleeping bags for all types of weather and conditions.