Specifically designed for women with larger leg loops and a smaller waist, the AR-385a is a versatile harness for alpine, trad, ice climbing and more. The harness offers Wrap Strength Technology to evenly distribute the load across its entire width. MSRP: $159.
When you’re scrambling over snowfields and glaciers, the UV radiation can be intense. A good pair of glacier glasses should protect your eyes to keep UV rays from impairing your sight. Julbo has been making glacier glasses for 125 years and its Explorer glasses have lenses designed to protect you from high-altitude sunlight. They are also polarized, anti-fogging and photochromatic. MSRP: $125.
This is a 9.5mm diameter cord that defies kinking and allows you tie and untie knots with ease. It comes in 60- and 70-meters lengths and weighs 58 grams per meter. This is a good choice for sport and gym climbers since it is so lightweight. MSRP: $135.
Black Diamond’s Camalots feature a double-axle design that allows retraction of larger cam lobes, giving them a much larger expansion range than traditional single-axle units. They are lightweight, the cable loop and trigger are easy to grab, and the patented slings are large enough to manipulate with gloves. MSRP: $65.
The polycarbonate shell ensures this helmet is lightweight, and the polystyrene liner works with 14 ventilated slits covering the helmet to keep you from overheating. It is compatible with a headlamp and has an optional eye shield. MSRP: $100.
Never trust your life to a single piece of gear. The wrong equipment can get you in real trouble really fast. You never know what mountain climbing hazards you may be forced to face. Here’s some of the top gear on the market you need to stay safe and successful by protecting your eyes, head and more. Make the most of your mountain climbing experiences with these five pieces of mountain accessories from Arc’teryx, Julbo, Mammut, Black Diamond and Petzl.
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