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A high volume fit makes the Platinum 860 look and feel awkward.

Thomas Greene

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Originally from Maine, Thomas has recently been splitting his time guiding in the mountains of California, Washington, and Alaska. Living in the Eastern Sierra and in a tiny town outside Mt. Rainier National Park has provided plenty of opportunity to read a ton of books, watch some bad movies, run, and maintain an awesome sunburn. Thomas has had the good fortune to guide in New Zealand, South America, Mexico, California, Washington, and Alaska. He has received training and certifications from NZMGA, AMGA, MSC, and AIARE.

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Rab Latok Alpine
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Rab Latok Alpine

This pair is about as exciting as a flap of fabric and Velcro can get. With waterproof and breathable eVent fabric, tough Robic nylon and a Stretch Watergate back panel, this gaiter has...
Scarpa Force V

Scarpa Force V

With padding that would be generous in a minimalist running shoe, a flat toe, and a voluminous symmetrical fit that begs to be worn with mid-calf wool socks, the Scarpa Force V manages to...
Columbia Platinum 860 Turbodown Hooded Jacket

Columbia Platinum 860 Turbodown Hooded Jacket

The Columbia Platinum 860 Turbodown Hooded Jacket is heavy on tech and light on features. It's also very warm and fits like a small house (just in case you want to wear a jacket with a...
La Sportiva Futura

La Sportiva Futura

Looking to up your footwork game? The No Edge concept employed on the Futura will help you apply more uniform pressure to whatever you're standing on, increasing security...
La Sportiva Miura

La Sportiva Miura

A true classic, the Miura may not be a rock star in any specific category, but it has the ability to climb just about anything across the board well. If you're looking for one well-rounded...
Outdoor Research Crocodile

Outdoor Research Crocodile

Tried, true, and mysteriously named after an aquatic reptile, these gaiters represent classic design with some modern tech. Made for cold weather and to fit over mountaineering...
Outdoor Research Rocky Mt. Low

Outdoor Research Rocky Mt. Low

These gaiters are a little old school, but we're not knocking old school. They get the job done on summer summit pushes when the going gets dirty and...
Outdoor Research Wrapid

Outdoor Research Wrapid

Packing a bag for a light and fast mission often involves leaving behind a bunch of things that you typically pack "just in case." One of the things that commonly makes the discard pile is...
Outdoor Research Ultra Trail

Outdoor Research Ultra Trail

The Outdoor Research Ultra Trail gaiter was designed for an Abu Dhabi Adventure Race team, and if you need a gaiter for desert running conditions only then this model is a good choice. It...
Mountain Hardwear Ascent

Mountain Hardwear Ascent

The Mountain Hardwear Ascent gaiter seems to have been made with close attention to all details, except the instep strap buckle, which broke the first time we put them on. We were a little...
Mountain Hardwear Scree

Mountain Hardwear Scree

The Mountain Hardwear Scree is a small, sleek looking gaiter with few features. It comes up about four inches above the ankle and can be stretched over hiking boots with a little effort...
Scarpa Boostic

Scarpa Boostic

Looking to really crank on those precise edges? The Boostic can help with that. This shoe proves itself on steep, technical boulder and sport climbs...
Five Ten Team

Five Ten Team

This tight-fitting shoe is great at smearing and features incredibly sticky rubber, though they may require you to use a little extra foot strength to truly edge well, due to soft rubber...
Arc'teryx Cerium SL

Arc'teryx Cerium SL

A cleverly designed hybrid of synthetic and down insulation wrapped in cutting edge fabric, the Cerium SL is a slick city jacket that will suffice for the slopes, but excels apre ski. The...
MontBell Mirage Parka

MontBell Mirage Parka

The phenomenal warmth and tremendous loft of the Mont Bell Mirage Parka make it an outstanding choice for those looking to be warm in the mountains. For those who want to go light you'll...
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