Tagged: mountaineering


Mountaineering 1893

Lately I’ve been enjoying some great examples of early mountaineering literature. The tone of the writing and the subjects addressed are fascinating. Published in 1893, Mountaineering by Claude Wilson is a thorough exploration of...


Pika Mountaineering Nutbuster

This first generation Pika Mountaineering Nutbuster is an interesting tool. It is perfect for tapping out stubborn chocks, testing the occasional fixed piton, and tightening loose bolts. The earliest versions of the Nutbuster had...


Forrest Mountaineering Chest Harness

“New Old Stock” or NOS is a retail term used to describe older items still in original packaging but past their usual sales life. This Chest Harness is in perfect condition having been stored...