by nickrp83 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:41 am
by Mountainjeff » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:42 am
by Tonka » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:10 am
by drpw » Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:05 am
Tonka wrote:If you are a true gear nazi you will need: down bag, synthetic bag, winter and summer of each, light pack, day pack, technical pack, expidition pack, snow shoes, skis, poles, trekking poles, trail runners, light hikers, gortex light hikers, mountaineering boots, crampons, ice axe, tent, 4 season tent, bivy sack, tarp, first aid kit, compass, GPS, altimeter watch, MSR cooking set-up, rain gear, soft shell, hard shell, 3 types of hats and a balaclava, 14 pair of gloves, 8 pair of pants that zipper off at different levels, level one, two, three, four and five of capilene. Puffy down, heavy down, gogles, glacier glasses and wait...I'm not getting into the technical stuff yet
by catalyst81 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:14 pm
by DukeJH » Tue Oct 12, 2010 7:48 pm
by AdamsKerr » Tue Oct 12, 2010 11:17 pm
mattski wrote:60m 8.9mm single rope
by ExcitableBoy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:17 pm
by nartreb » Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:29 pm
by ExcitableBoy » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:07 pm
nartreb wrote:I don't know how to say this without being harsh, so I'll just say it: this is the wrong attitude. ExcitableBoy's list is just about perfect for the targets he named (rarely will two climbers carry *exactly* the same stuff, but this is close), but there's stuff on the list that is a recipe for disaster if you think buying it will get you safely up and down a mountain. Ice axe, pulleys, prussiks - if you don't know how to use them, you're better off staying away from routes that might call on you to do so. If you know how to use them, you know why and when you need them: a gear list is unnecessary.
Know your capabilities and choose your destinations accordingly.
nartreb wrote:PS ExcitableBoy, do you never have use for a belay/rappel device on those routes, or would you just use a Muenter if needed?
by Autoxfil » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:42 pm
nickrp83 wrote:Anyone know where i can get a complete gear list of everything that would be needed to get started with basic mountaineering? I have a full set of summer backpacking gear just want to know what else i need.
by Deb » Wed Oct 13, 2010 9:07 pm
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