Alpine Ice Climbing

  1. Which Heated Glove Is Right For You?

    Which Heated Glove Is Right For You?
    Looking for heated gloves? Here are the options and technology you need to know about to buy the right pair.
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  2. Watch Now: Link Sar

    For the climbing world, the 2019 first ascent of Link Sar in the Pakistani Karakoram was a big deal. It won a Piolet d’Or—basically the alpine climbing equivalent of an Olympic gold medal. For Outdoor Research Ambassador and alpinist Graham Zimmerman, it was something even more. 

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  3. When Climbing Is Not Enough

    When Climbing Is Not Enough

    Graham Zimmerman aims for K2’s West Ridge—and a full life beyond climbing, too.

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  4. 6 Training Tips for Big Mountain Objectives

    6 Training Tips for Big Mountain Objectives

    Graham Zimmerman pushes the limits on expeditions—here’s how he prepares beforehand.

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  5. Gaiters: What Are They and How to Choose

    Gaiters: What Are They and How to Choose
    Gaiters: Outdoor Research Gaiters keep snow and trail debris out of your shoes or boots when you're hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and trail running. Gaiters protect from snow and trail debris. Here's how to choose the right pair and find the perfect fit.
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  6. The Archangel Breakthrough: Stretch Alpine Climbing Clothes With No Compromise In Weather Protection

    The Archangel Breakthrough: Stretch Alpine Climbing Clothes With No Compromise In Weather Protection

    Piolet d’Or-winning alpinist Graham Zimmerman collaborated on the new Outdoor Research alpine climbing kit that just might “save your bacon” in bad weather.  Introducing the newest addition to our high alpine climbing collection, for moving quickly and efficiently—even through the most difficult moves—no matter the storms that come your way.

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  7. Welcoming Winter With An Alpine Mixed Solo

    Welcoming Winter With An Alpine Mixed Solo

    Justin Willis reminisces and revels in the early-season cold.

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  8. X-Gaiters: Everything You Need to Know

    X-Gaiters: Everything You Need to Know

    Get the best fit and compatibility to make the most of your X-Gaiters.

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  9. Pro Advice: How to Choose Ice Climbing Gloves

    Pro Advice: How to Choose Ice Climbing Gloves
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  10. How To Layer With Down

    How To Layer With Down
    Get the most from your puffy jacket by layering it right, so it can do it's job.
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  11. How to Wash Your Down Jacket

    A climber wears the Coldfront Down Hoody.
    Don't let dirty down get you ... down. Wash and rejuvenate it for good-as-new performance.
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  12. Your Guide To All Things Gore-Tex

    Your Guide To All Things Gore-Tex
    What’s the difference between GORE-TEX®, GORE-TEX® Active, GORE-TEX® Pro and Gore-Tex Fabric with Stretch Technology? We break down what technology is best for what activity—and help you understand the difference between these breathable, waterproof fabric technologies.
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