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The Best Ice Axes for Hiking and General Mountaineering

Hiking becomes much more difficult when trails are snowy or frozen. In order to execute hiking trips on icy and snowy trails safely, you will need some additional equipment – of which the two most important pieces are crampons and an ice axe. While crampons provide you with the necessary traction, an ice axe helps… Read More »

Petzl Summit Evo Ice Axe

The Best Headlamps for 2017

Even well-planned hikes can end up taking much longer time than anticipated (due to weather, injuries, blocked trails etc.) and to ensure that you don’t end up being stuck in nature in pitch-black, it is crucial that you bring a headlamp in your backpack. A headlamp also gives you possibility for planning activities in the… Read More »

Petzl Reactik+ Headlamp

The Best Via Ferrata Equipment

Here we selected and reviewed the best via ferrata equipment. Via ferratas (also referred to as iron trails) are very steep and exposed trails that have steel cables running along them. The steel cable allows you to attach yourself to it with a via ferrata set and climbing harness, thus mitigating the risk of a… Read More »

Via Ferrata

The Best Five Crampons (C1)

Hiking becomes much more difficult in winter when the trails are covered with the snow – but not necessarily less enjoyable! In order to safely and comfortably execute hiking trips in winter, you might need additional equipment such as crampons, snowshoes, gaiters and an ice axe. If you are hiking on trails that are covered… Read More »

Petzl Irvis