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So You Want to Go Winter Camping?

i’m not here to answer why; and i’m certainly not going to make any guarantees about fun. i know i love it, some hate it — it’s all in your attitude.

Outlining and addressing the challenges one might face and providing some strategies to tackle these situations will make your winter camping experience more enjoyable and safe.

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Alaska Dreaming … Still

When you’ve been a skier since you where tiny — spending every summer waiting for snow and constantly watching videos of people skiing the most beautiful lines in Alaska for inspiration — there comes a time when skiing Alaska becomes an obsession for any European skier. But the fulfillment of this dream would require more patience than skier François Kern anticipated.

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Why We Go … Into the Cold

For those few willing to face our fears and continue our adventures through winter’s harshness, there is a sense of accomplishment and a sublime beauty waiting for us — filling us with great physical benefits and high levels of positivity.

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Why We Ascend

We design equipment to make it easier for people to pursue their alpine adventures. We are passionate about it. We do it with the spirit of the great artisans that approach their craft with pride. But we also do it because the mountains are where we repair when our time is free.  

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How to Climb Mount Whitney

Bagging Mount Whitney seems to be on the list of every serious mountaineer, so we have a few tips from an experienced climber to help you plot your summit.