The best ski lines often require some extra precautions on approach or descent.  Use crampons and ice axes on frozen spring mornings.  A harness, rappel device, and a length of rope are good insurance on descents that may or may not go.  Maybe the mountain is just hard to climb, requiring protection.

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Edelrid Nineteen G Sixpack
Edelrid’s Nineteen G Sixpack of carabiners is the world’s lightest six-pack of full-strength carabiners. It’s may be the lightest six-pack of any kind, for that matter. Comprised of a robust aluminum alloy, the entire pack of wire-gate ‘biners weighs a mere 117g. But they will hold you: the Nineteen Gs even went through a hardening treatment for extra durability. Great for perso..
$59.95
CAMP Nano 22 Carabiner
You can never have too many Nanos. Especially if you’re the type to litter the mountain with biners. The 22 is a revamped version of the classic CAMP Nano carabiner, which set the standard for lightweight functionality. The new version has a refined gate for easier clipping and a deeper basket for holding the rope position. CAMP also managed to increase the open-gate strength while..
$6.95
CAMP Sling Stop KS Dyneema
The CAMP KS Dyneema is an ultralight dogbone equipped with the proprietary Karstop (KS) carabiner retainer. The retainer is a urethane rubber that prevents the biner from shifting so it’s easy to clip and won’t get twisted. The bolt-end remains looser so it won’t interfere with the rope’s path. Dyneema doesn’t absorb water and is crazy light and strong, making this a good sling for..
From $4.50
Petzl CORD-TEC Replacement Kit
Replacement CORD-TEC dyneema cord for Leopard crampons. Comes with instructions for replacement and proper adjustment. ..
$19.95
Petzl Crampon Antisnow Plates
Flexible polymer anti-bott plates that attach to the crampon and eliminate the build-up of snow underfoot. The Petzl plates fit under models such as the Leopard, Irvis, and Sarken. The plates snap onto the crampons and secure with screws. Anti-bott plates like these are cheap insurance against dangerous balling. ..
$29.95
CAMP Crampon Parts
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From $9.95
Grivel Double Spring+ Leash
There seems to be a direct correlation between anxiety levels and tools dropped during a climb. Our studies have also shown that, once safely off the mountain, the number of tools you drop also correlates. When literally anything but an ego falls during a climb, everybody loses. Concerned you'll drop a leashless tool while climbing with cold hands? Not anymore. The Grivel ..
$59.95
CAMP Ice Axe Spike Protector
A simple 4 gram (0.1 ounce) piece of rubber could save a much more expensive pack or jacket. Slide the protector on the spike of your CAMP ice axe for some peace of mind. Verified to fit the CAMP Corsa Nanotech axe. ..
$1.95
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