Written by experts with years of experience in the alpine, our mountain gear reviews are carefully created in line with rigorous product testing standards and unbiased reporting guidelines.
Whether you're looking for the lightest, the best value, or the top performing product, you'll find detailed advice and testing results you can trust in the AlpInsider gear articles collection.
A personal locator beacon can make a life-saving difference if you have an accident in the mountains. We review the 5 best PLBs for hiking and mountaineering.
Gaiters are fantastic at keeping water, ice, rocks, and dirt out of your boots while you hike. Click here to find the perfect pair for what you love to do.
Finding the right backpacking headlamp for you can be daunting. Here are the best headlamps on the market and a few tips to find the right one.
We explain how to decide between crampons vs microspikes for mountaineering and review the 3 best crampons and microspikes.
We review the 10 best down jackets for hiking and mountaineering in 2022 and explain how to find the best down jacket for any conditions.
We review the 8 best mountaineering ice axes and explain what to look for when choosing an axe for glacier travel or climbing.