The New Black Diamond Couloir Harness
 - The new Black Diamond Couloir harness takes the meaning ultralight to an entirely new level (7.5oz). This full-featured technical harness packs down to the size of an a pb& .....
 Close Calls and Fun On Mt. Etna, Sicily
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 Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic
 - Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic  The Mountaineer and Whiteface Mountain are combing forces to unleash the Inaugural Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic! This is a be .....
 Backcountry Ski Fest 2017
 -    The 2017 Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival is CANCELLED…. Given the backcountry conditions we do not feel as though we can provide a high quality, safe learni .....
 Blue Lines 2: An Adirondack Ice Climber’s Guide
 -   Commence screaming and jumping up and down! The second edition of Blue Lines by Author Don Mellor arrived in The Mountaineer this week! A long-awaited moment by many lo .....
 The Scarpa Phantom Tech
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 The Future In Ski Mountaineering
 - The Dynafit TLT7 Performance is a revolutionary design. Coming out of the European corner and weighing in at just over 1,000 grams, this evolutionary boot has the widest and h .....
 Arguably The Best Down Insulated Jacket Out There
 - This is what years of innovation look like… Clean, lightweight and highly compressible. Rab’s Zero-G jacket is arguably the best down insulated jacket you can get .....
 Introducing Grivel’s Tech Machine Carbon
 - Grivel Tech Machine Carbon w/ hammer Introducing a tool that allows for easy placements even when the ice gets unruly and needs to be put into submission! The Mountaineer stoc .....
 Mountainfest 2017
 - Registration is OPEN! click here WE’RE BACK! Mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Mountainfest January 13-15, 2017 Mountainfest is an annual celebration of ice climbing .....

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The New Black Diamond Couloir Harness

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Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic

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February 3rd, 2017

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"Tent Talk" Presented by Primaloft

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Blue Lines 2: An Adirondack Ice Climber's Guide

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