The Patagonia Micro Puff Is Awarded Gear of the Year The best warmth to weight ratio jacket that Patagonia has ever built. The Micro Puff Hoody delivers ultra-lightweight, water-resistant, down-like warmth with a synthetic insulation that mimics a down feather. This jacket is a must have as part of your ski touring or alpine climbing […]
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Winter 2018 Staff Picks From The Purveyors of Fine Mountaineering and Outdoor Equipment Since 1975. It’s no joke there is a HUGE gear filled world out there. Have no fear the expert staff at The Mountaineer are here to share their winter 2018 staff picks. Listed below in no specific order. Enjoy! Grivel G20 Plus […]
Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic The Mountaineer and Whiteface Mountain are combing forces to unleash the 2nd Annual Whiteface Ski Mountaineering Classic! This is a benefit event, all proceeds from the Ski Mountaineering Classic will be donated to NYSEF and The Keene Valley Ski Club. When: Sunday, March 18th, 2018 Where: Whiteface Mountain Located on Rt 86 […]
The 2018 Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival March 3 & 4 Registration will open on February 5, 2018 The Mountaineer in Keene Valley, NY will host the 16th Annual Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival March 3rd and 4th, 2018. This year we are excited to host Patagonia athlete Caroline Gleich! Caroline Gleich is a professional ski mountaineer and […]
Ice Climbing Season in “Full Swing” Ice climbing season is in full swing in the Northeast which means the work never ends. Sharpening tools, sharpening crampons, touching up Ice Screws, selecting the right gear for the objective, pull ups, pull ups, and more pull ups. Petzl has a great series of information on becoming an […]
Billy Goat Technologies The BGT Ascent Plates are at The Mountaineer! The Ascent Plate is a patented alpine snowshoe for technical terrain made from an aluminum plate component that fits between the ski/mountaineering boot and a crampon. BGT ASCENT PLATES – FULLY & SEMI AUTO CRAMPON COMPATIBLE LARGE ≥ 295MM SMALL < 295MM The ascent plates are made from […]
Clinics | Instructors | Registration | Schedule| Mountainfest Home – Mark your calendars for the 22nd Annual Adirondack Mountainfest January 12-15, 2018 Call The Mountaineer for availability 518-576-2281 Mountainfest is an annual celebration of ice climbing and mountaineering featuring guest athletes who entertain us with tales of climbing adventures. We offer instructional clinics taught by […]
The Cassin X-All Mountain The Cassin X-All Mountain Ice Tool came onto the scene in 2010 and changed expectations about how tools should swing and penetrate ice. Everything about the X-All Mountain makes it easier to get single-swing sticks and the more technical the ice, the more it outperforms the competition. With a tweak in […]
When Vinny McClelland was in his mid 20s, he helped his father build a cabin-like shop out of wood from the local tree mill, not knowing that one day he’d be the owner of The Mountaineer. The family-owned retailer is nestled New York’s Keene Valley, an area with a year-round population of around 850. The […]
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