Sleep system we use in the Elixir 4 (buy the 4-person Elixir Tent and the corresponding 4-person Elixir Footprint) is also sold separately, and it’s on sale too.
The women’s version of the Sea to Summit Flame is about 3 ounces lighter (women’s versions often have less insulation and shorter length, a Winter 2022 WIRED story explains why). It still features 850-fill down for outstanding warmth to weight ratio and moisture resistance. Down bags are a great deal when on sale.
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The Djinnie is a popular, comfortable harness for new climbers because it’s relatively inexpensive and easy to adjust. It works for everything from a casual day at the gym to a trad climbing route. This harness has garnered pretty good feedback from the WIRED personnel who have used it. It’s designed for comfort and versatility.
You don’t often see these go on sale. It is a minimalist design with a trigger finger build and slimmer profile. It is small enough to fit all your essentials for a quick trip to the crag. The large quarter zipper on the front gives you full access as well.
The Camalot X4 has a larger expansion range than the previous X4 with the same narrow head and rigid stem but are 30 percent lighter yet just as sturdy. These can be placed in smaller cracks than with competing broader shafted designs.
It is key to keep track of screws when climbing or tackling the Cooper Spur on the east side of Mount Hood. This screw rack can be easily clipped to your harness and carry up to six screws. Note that it does not come with ice screws.
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Everyone has a different foot shape and that also determines the type of shoe that suits you. The Solution VCS has been the go-to shoe for many climbers over the years. The latest version has not disappointed, with fewer features on the inside to increase softness, an improved heel cup, and more edge. They often run in sizes up to men’s 15, so everyone should be able to find them!
It is alpine climbing season out here in the mountain west, but it’s also the season when pro deals refresh and new models come out. Spend some money on your goals and start thinking about spring climbing. These are typically the most significant deals of the year.
Now is the perfect time to save big on your favorite outdoor gear. From backpacks to fitness trackers, there’s something for everyone. The Black Friday season has evolved to include fantastic deals on outdoor gear, and you don’t want to miss out. Be sure to check back regularly for updated deals as we approach Black Friday and beyond. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to score some incredible savings on top-rated outdoor gear. Happy shopping!