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16 votes
2 answers
4k views

Why is the "alpine style" of climbing not as popular in the Himalayas?

16 votes
5 answers
3k views

Are snow shoes useful in mountaineering?

15 votes
2 answers
2k views

Strategy to ascend steep scree slope

10 votes
3 answers
3k views

Alternative to midshipman's / taut-line hitch for modern ropes

8 votes
6 answers
3k views

Using hiking boots for amateur rock-climbing

6 votes
2 answers
446 views

Transferable skills between rock and ice climbing

6 votes
4 answers
1k views

How to split 3-5 people into rope teams for glacier travel?

6 votes
2 answers
233 views

Are there any handy gadgets to increase visibility range in whiteout conditions?

5 votes
2 answers
244 views

Himalayan mountaineering - pre-monsoon vs post-monsoon

5 votes
3 answers
155 views

Can an energy absorber or elastic lanyard be used in glacier travel to give greater time to react in case of a fall?

5 votes
1 answer
620 views

Why are full body harnesses uncommon in mountaineering?

5 votes
2 answers
360 views

Making a (retrievable) base in soft snow using a pair of ice-axes

5 votes
1 answer
460 views

Use of high altitude (8000 M) boots at lower altitudes (6500 M)

4 votes
1 answer
397 views

Traversing a knife edge ridge

4 votes
1 answer
237 views

What size backpack do I need for mountaineering expeditions?

4 votes
2 answers
819 views

Winter hiking socks (calf-length) for beginner downhill skiing

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Retrieve ice-screw after descending

4 votes
1 answer
363 views

Can a regular backpack be worn on top of an avalanche airbag vest?

4 votes
2 answers
914 views

Are "fall-arrester" devices used in climbing/mountaineering?

3 votes
4 answers
325 views

What conditions should lead an alpine team to abandon a mountain climb/expedition?

2 votes
1 answer
486 views

Belaying and anchoring on multipitch ice walls

2 votes
2 answers
110 views

How to do a snowpack test without using a saw

1 vote
0 answers
130 views

Garmin watch with vs without maps

0 votes
1 answer
500 views

Hemp rope - wash before first use?

0 votes
2 answers
4k views

Timberland classic 6 inch boots for mountain hiking/trekking