What has worked well for me in the mountains over the years

My winter 2013-14 Alpine mountaineering favored equipment- choose from these options….
STOVES: MSR Reactor, MSR Windpro II, Bibler (canister); MSR XGK-EX (liquid fuel)
CLOTHING: Mountain Hardwear, Arc’teryx, Marmot, REI/ Smartwool and Icebreaker base layers; Outdoor Research Crocodile gaiters, Expedition Modular Mitts and gloves
SLEEPING BAGS: Western Mountaineering Antelope +5 F , Puma -25 F (SMF versions)
PACKS: Black Diamond [BD]Predator 50/ Quantum 65; Wild Things Freney; Arc’teryx Bora 80/95, Cierzo 35
BOOTS: La Sportiva Baturas/ Trango Evo GTX; Raichle GTX
TENTS: Black Diamond superlights, especially Firstlight/ Megalite; The North Face Mountain 25/ Assault 22
SNOW SAW: Yang Fang
SHOVEL: BD (curved shaft)
ICE TOOLS: Petzl Aztars; BD Venoms, 50cm and 57 cm pairs
ICE AXES: BD Raven and Raven Pro
CRAMPONS: Grivel especially New-Matics, BD stainless steel Sabretooths
ROPES: Edelrid Discovery 8mm x 30 m twins; Sterling Nano 9.2mm single (2014?); Petzl Fuse 9.4mm x 60, 70m singles; Mammut 9mm x50m doubles; 6mm cord for full-length rappels with single ropes
HARNESSES: BD Couloir, Petzl Adjama
SLINGS: Mammut sewn Spectra; various other sewn and nylon types
HELMET: Petzl Meteor 3
BIV SACK: Wild Things Big Wall w spectra tie-in; REI Minimalist
ROCK PROTECTION: BD Camalot C4’s, Wild Country Superlight Rocks, Omega Pacific Link Cams; Hugh Banner Offset nuts; Lowe Tricams; WC offset Tech Friends; BD pitons
ICE PROTECTION: Abalakov system; Petzl Laser ice screws; BD Spectre ice hooks

These days, I use the Nikon Coolpix S9100 and Canon 5D Mark III for photography and video.

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