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Scarpa Ribelle Tech OD Alpine Boot

Scarpa Ribelle

We have entered a new age of alpinism where fast and light, done-in-a-day pursuits are now the norm. To meet the needs of this new breed of climber, our gear has had to quickly evolve as well. Part trail runner, part technical alpine boot, the new Ribelle Tech OD alpine boot from Scarpa sees you through from the valley floor all the way to the top of the mountain, without the need to ever change your footwear.

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New Fjällräven Alpine Collection

Fjallraven Bergtagen

For 2017, Fjällräven heads back to its roots with a full mountaineering collection. Designed in conjunction with their first sponsored mountain guide, the Bergtagen line includes everything from base layers and shells to puffy coats and a mummy foot sleeping bag — a full system to keep you protected when you set out to play above tree line.

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The Gregory Alpinisto Gets a Full Update

Gregory Alpinisto

One to add to the wish list for next year’s ice climbing season, the updated Alpinisto from Gregory is your full featured alpine workhorse. Gregory made sure that the pack will quickly adapt to different activities, whether it be ice climbing, ski touring or alpine climbing/mountaineering. A new suspension system offers extra stability when traveling over uneven terrain and heavy load distribution without limiting your movement.

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Apparel System Designed by Climbing Guides

After 65 years of collaborating with outdoor apparel and equipment manufacturers, Peter Whittaker and his team of guides at RMI Expeditions decided it was time to develop gear themselves. The longtime mountaineer and climber turned to Polartec to help make MtnLogic — a complete collection of outdoor apparel built exactly how Whittaker and his team need it to function for their jobs as guides.

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