We get this question a lot; and for good reason – your feet are pretty dang important to your survival on Mt. Rainier! Below is our ‘boot policy’ for Mt. Rainier: For a first time climb of Mt. Rainier, you want to be as well prepared as possible. That means warm, waterproof boots. Double plastic […]
Gear Q & A
Gear Question Of The Day: What are Soft-shell pants, and why do I need them?
Soft-shell pants are made of high-performance synthetic fabrics that are resistant to abrasions & tears. They hold up extremely well to mountain abuse. They are typically water-resistant (not water proof) which means they are breathable and shed light rain and snow and dry quickly when they get wet. The question: Are they required or will […]