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Mountainfest in the News!

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise recently published a recap of the 18th Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival, which was held January 18-20, 2014. The author interviewed a representative of Marmot who was here for his first Mountainfest and had this to say about his experience:  “I ended up climbing both days.  Got my first ice climb in […]

Discounted Avalanche Safety Package for SkiFest Participants!

Attention SKIFEST participants!! To be a smart backcountry user, you should have (and know how to use) avalanche safety equipment.  Don’t have the gear yet? Well, take advantage of this opportunity to KNOCK AN EXTRA 10% OFF the already discounted package price and gear up!! Get a Mammut Element Barryvox avalanche transceiver, a G3 SpeedTech […]

Grivel Ice Tools and Axes 20% OFF!

Click to check out the sale! Here’s your chance to pick up some new Grivel tools for your next adventure in the mountains – at 20% off!  Grivel’s Italian-made, hot-forged picks are among the most durable and dependable you can find – and a favorite among The Mountaineer’s staff.  We also stock replacement picks for […]

18th Adirondack International Mountainfest – Photo Recap!

We here at The Mountaineer are just winding down from a fun-filled, super-busy Mountainfest weekend!  While some folks were worried about ice conditions in the days leading up to the ‘Fest, cold weather locked into place right in time for the weekend, and the climbing clinics enjoyed comfortable climbing temperatures and great ice conditions.  We […]

More NEW Elan Skis at The Mountaineer – the Elan Alaska Pro!

The lightweight, ski mountaineering-influenced trend is alive and kicking here in the Adirondacks – and beyond!  The Elan Alaska Pro is an ultra-lightweight piece of equipment for heavyweight destinations.  In the world of touring skis where every gram matters, the Alaska Pro is definitely the winner in the featherweight category.  No tip or tail rocker, […]