Type III+ - Expert
100+ days / year
Michael C, I mounted on the line, and in soft snow I need to keep my posture low and aggressive to keep the skis afloat in grabby snow.
Bootpacks made easy! Sure, you can boot up a slick/firm slope without crampons; but when having the option in your pack weighs less than your phone, and packs down smaller than a pair of goggles, it's just silly to not have these crampons. These crampons are so light and compact; if there is even a remote possibility of a slick/firm booter I do not hesitate to toss these in my pack. Easy to adjust, easy to don/doff, and secure and stable with no heel or toe movement. Upon first use and before charging...
If you want crash protection and wear goggles, this helmet is worth the extra weight and size. Comfortable with two liners (one with earmuffs, and a thinner liner without for warm days). Works perfectly with goggles and headlamps. Has excellent ski goggle/forehead ventilation for keeping your view fog-free on long descents or when crossing stormy ridge lines. Larger and heavier than a climbing helmet but offers superior impact protection from a crash; and better overall coverage of your temples and rear ...