Entries by The Mountaineer

NEW at The Mountaineer – Elan Himalaya Skis!

The Mountaineer’s Take: As close as you can get to skiing like Glen Plake, without being Glen Plake.   Elan’s Take: The new Elan Himalaya, as the name suggests, explores the new frontiers of winter adventures. Designed especially for the Touring series, the Bridge construction ensures a lightweight construction and excellent performance, while the Mountain […]

New Product Alert! Petzl Nao Headlamp

Here at the Mountaineer we got our hands on one of the highly anticipated Petzl Nao headlamps with reactive lighting technology.  This “smart” headlamp has a sensor which measures reflected light, and instantly adjusts the brightness and shape of the beam to the user’s needs – which saves battery life and your eyes, too!  Our […]

2012 Great Adirondack Trail Run Recap

The 8th Annual Great Adirondack Trail Run is now history! More than 70 runners of all ages successfully completed the 3.5 mile run over Baxter Mountain, and nearly the same number conquered the challenging 11.5 mile course which climbed to the summit of Hopkins Mountain and descended over Spread Eagle Mountain.  Runners encountered everything from […]