Ultralight packs and waterproof breathables are making sissies of us all. His tenacity, perseverance, and unwavering dedication to climbing made him as much an outcast as an icon. An upcoming documentary sheds light on the man who made seemingly impossible feats of his day seem ordinary.
Vintage Winter sells hard to find vintage mountaineering equipment including but not limited to, antique wood ice axes, vintage glacier goggles, pitons, vintage crampons, alpenstocks, piton hammers and other vintage climbing gear. We have a large collection of antique climbing gear in our Museum that we occasionally deaccession. Some of our most prized items include old hemp climbing ropes, vintage Chouinard pitons and hammers, Tricouni Hobnail mountain boots, Swiss military wooden ice axes, and a Swiss military fur rucksack complete with 2 flasks, ice axe, cookware, boot brushes, polish, weapon cleaning tools, sewing kit 31 buttons, thread, needlesextra leather straps, ski wax, and clothing. A few times each year we reward our Vintage Winter family with exclusive discounts on our products
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I love old gear. I collect old gear catalogs some scans from my collection here. Even though modern clothing and equipment is usually better than old school stuff, there is an undeniable satisfaction in using a piece of gear of clothing that has been around the block and proven itself over the years. I have a web page devoted to vintage Karrimor packs here.
The area around Villena has a rich history in footwear manufacturing and Jesus was an expert in the manufacturing processes of footwear production. Together with a business partner, Jesus started a new company, Calzados Boreal S. The first products to be developed were a mixture of outdoor styles, including both advanced new lightweight trekking boots and premium quality Norwegian welted leather mountaineering boots.