Equipment Sponsors

We use gear from these select companies on every course we run! Their gear has proven itself again and again on the highest mountains, roughest water, and steepest ice. We endorse these companies because they make gear that is functional and reliable.

 

Sierra Designs
IWLS is an offical product tester for Sierra Designs. Their sleeping bags and tents are lightweight yet durable and have proven to work in some of the world’s harshest environments.

 

Black Diamond Equipment
BD makes the best techincal hard goods in the world. Our warehouse is full of BD ice axes, shovels, ice screws, biners, megamids, belay devices, etc.
Vasque
Vasque has been making top of the line footwear for years. We use their hiking and mountaineering boots on our trips and most of the staff choose Vasque for their daily running, hiking, or general kick around shoes.
Costa Del Mar
We work and play on the snow and water and require serious year round eye protection. There is not a better choice than Costa Del Mar.
Mammut
Best avalanche beacons on the planet.
Backcountry.com
Backcountry.com is dedicated to being the best online retailer of the best built outdoor and backcountry gear.