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16 votes
2 answers
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Why is the "alpine style" of climbing not as popular in the Himalayas?

0 votes
2 answers
4k views

Timberland classic 6 inch boots for mountain hiking/trekking

16 votes
5 answers
3k views

Are snow shoes useful in mountaineering?

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

15 votes
2 answers
2k views

Strategy to ascend steep scree slope

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Retrieve ice-screw after descending

6 votes
4 answers
1k views

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

4 votes
2 answers
967 views

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

4 votes
2 answers
829 views

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

5 votes
1 answer
635 views

Why are full body harnesses uncommon in mountaineering?

0 votes
1 answer
539 views

Hemp rope - wash before first use?

2 votes
1 answer
489 views

Belaying and anchoring on multipitch ice walls

5 votes
1 answer
487 views

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

6 votes
2 answers
450 views

Transferable skills between rock and ice climbing

4 votes
1 answer
417 views

Traversing a knife edge ridge

5 votes
2 answers
379 views

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

4 votes
1 answer
365 views

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

3 votes
4 answers
329 views

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

5 votes
2 answers
260 views

Himalayan mountaineering - pre-monsoon vs post-monsoon

4 votes
1 answer
257 views

What size backpack do I need for mountaineering expeditions?

6 votes
2 answers
235 views

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

5 votes
3 answers
160 views

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

2 votes
2 answers
143 views

How to do a snowpack test without using a saw

1 vote
0 answers
132 views

Garmin watch with vs without maps