Brand Spotlight: Grivel

Grivel Climbing and Mountaineering Products

 

A core climbing brand for nearly 200 years

Many of the major brands who produce climbing gear boast rich histories and are rooted deeply in the mountains. Among these core brands however, none have produced performance climbing and mountaineering equipment longer than Grivel. The Grivel family originally produced agricultural tools and machinery at the foot of Mont Blanc in Courmayeur, Italy. However an … Read more >>

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Choosing the Right Crampons

Get a Grip With the Right Set of Crampons

Binding Styles- Strap:

For boots without welts, like regular hiking boots, insulated winter boots, snowboarding boots, approach shoes, or mountaineering boots with overboots, a strap-on style crampon is necessary. This style of crampon utilizes nylon webbing straps and flexible plastic cages on the toe and heel. Strap style crampons are perfect for providing traction on non-technical terrain or unconventional winter footwear … Read more >>

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Published:January 23, 2015 View Post

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Winter Kick-Off Sale!

Snow!

This morning it was snowing at the top of Mount Washington… it might not have been much, but there was snow nonetheless. In light of the snow this morning, we are having a Winter Kick-Off Sale! Here at GearX.com we are getting so excited about the dropping temperatures, overnight frosts, and choice snowflakes that we just can’t contain ourselves any longer. 

Looking for a new pair of skis this … Read more >>

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