Yes, snow and ice are for running. Sure, most times we would prefer an open trail, but sometimes winter sticks around too long, or that snowcapped peak is just calling. If your adventures may involve a wintery mix you can combat the elements with Black Diamond's Distance Spike traction devices. Built for fast and light approaches, these handy helpers are compact and low weight so i..
Not every run or fastpacking mission features perfectly dry dirt, especially if you’re itching to get up high in the alpine during springtime. So if it’s snow that’s got you worried, Petzl has you covered with their lightweight and compact Leopard Flexlock. The universal attachment system easily fits hiking, running, and approach shoes so that you don’t have to compromise your favo..
While many hang their running shoes up when the fluffy stuff starts to fall from the sky, many others do not, and persevere through the sleet, snow, and ice that is representational of winter. It is for these diehard runners that La Sportiva created the Hobnails. Being compatible with any rubber-soled shoe, the Hobnails allow you to customize your shoe for ultimate wintertime tract..
For those who are counting every gram but don't want to run in snowy conditions without an arrest tool, you may recognize the CAMP Corsa Race Ice Axe from your lucid dreams. Designed specifically for skimo racing, CAMP pulled out all the stops to shave weight without compromising the functionality of the tool. At a minuscule 188g, you will barely notice the Corsa Race on your pack ..
When running in high alpine environments, it pays to expect the unexpected. With the CAMP Corsa Ice Axe on your pack, snow-covered paths won't force you to turn back early or, worse, risk it all during a sketchy traverse. The full aluminum construction is lightweight for easy, burden-free carry while remaining resilient to trail abuse. Similarly, its pick is great for running since..
Sometimes your skyrun will take you places the average runner (or hiker) seldom accesses. Snowfields, ice sheets, and glaciers are all alpine obstacles that may lie in the path of your run, and there is hardly a better tool for runners to handle adverse frozen terrain than the CAMP Corsa Alpine Ice Axe. Compared to similar axes, the CAMP Corsa and Corsa Race axes, the Corsa Alpine ..
The CAMP Ice Axe Head Protector is a rubber cap for your axe that covers both the tip of the pick and the adze thus protecting you and your gear from the pointy bits during travel and storage. But when it's time to bust out the tool, simply stash the protector in a pocket. Designed to fit the Corsa line of axes, the Head Protector will keep your axe sharp while keeping everything e..
Running with an unprotected ice axe may sound like a bad idea... because it is! The CAMP Ice Axe Spike Protector is a little rubber cap that slides over the spike of your axe so it can't scratch you or your gear when it's not in use. You'll only have to ruin one vest to realize you should have covered your spike - so learn this lesson the easy way and grab a Spike Protector today...