In this issue, mountaineering power couple Mark and Janelle Smiley climb and ski high in the Peruvian Cordillera Blanca as a sort of “cross training” for their monstrously ambitious multi-year climbing goals. For such a high-risk, high-reward, high-alpine environment, here’s the gear they lean on. La Sportiva Spitfire La Sportiva Syborg Arc’teryx Alpha FL Jacket Arc’teryx Gamma MX Hoody Arc’teryx Alpha Comp Pant Black Diamond Skylight Tent MSR Reactor® Stove Systems Therm-a-rest® NEOAIR® XTHERM™ Feathered Friends Spoonbill UL Sleeping Bag La Sportiva Syborg Ski La Sportiva RSR Ski Burton GORE-TEX Glove
Considering a high-alpine climbing adventure? For such a high-risk trek, here’s the gear Mark & Janelle Smiley leaned on to climb Mt. Huandoy in Peru.