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The Solstice Graphene is guide grit plus lab smarts.  This is the best baselayer we've ever made. Period. Years of development and iteration led us to a new synthetic fabric that feels like cotton,...
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Back and Better Than Ever This is the best baselayer we've ever made. Period. Years of development and iteration led us to a new synthetic fabric that feels like cotton, but wicks like synthetic. ...
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Protect your hands! You might not think it, but sunburn is one of the most common issues mountaineers face, and your hands are often hit the hardest. Even when it's 70 and sunny, you need a glove t...
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Light, versatile synthetically insulated hoody works as a mid-layer and standalone, the Atom Hoody from Arc'teryx is a key addition to your kit. Alpine proven as a mid layer and standalone, this v...
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Consistently the Best Every year we ask RMI Expeditions' guides which gaiters they recommend for mountaineering, and since they came on the market years ago, the Expedition Crocodile Gaiters have ...
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An Ultralight Hoodie with the Perfect Combo of UV Protection and Breathability Meet the new Echo Hoodie; sporting all of the essentials that make this piece so beloved, with upgrades that contin...
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Boxes = Checked  When it comes to climbing pants, there are quite a few boxes that need to be checked. They've got to be comfortable with and without long underwear, be harness compatible, and reg...
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The Ultimate Mountaineering Glove Consistently at the top of the Guide Pick™ list for heavy-weight gloves, the Black Diamond Guide Gloves provide the perfect combination of warmth and dexterity for...
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Light, packable, highly versatile GORE-TEX PRO shell with hybrid construction. Beta Series: All-round mountain apparel.  |  AR: All Round. Packable, breathable, durable waterproof protection across...
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So Nice You'll Forget You're Not Going Commando Designed to manage the extremes of high-output exertion, Patagonia's Capilene® Midweight fabric hits the sweet spot of weight, breathability and wick...
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A Classic Look This soft L/S shirt will inspire you to head into the hills.
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Everything You Love About The Nuker Jacket Now In Pants. The waterproof breathable performance of NeoShell® protects from the elements, is quiet, and packs down well. The 7/8 side zips make transi...
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A Winner of our Guide Pick™ Choice for Midweight Insulating Layer Warm, windproof, water-resistant—the Nano Puff® Hoody uses incredibly lightweight and highly compressible 60-g PrimaLoft® Gold Insu...
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Great for Climbing Rainier or a Hike in the Woods Fully featured, lightweight soft-shell pants with added durability for long alpine rock routes and all-day movement above the tree line. Inseam is ...
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Incredibly Soft, Yet Durable Better than a sweatshirt and KÜHLer than a sweater! The versatile REVEL™ outperforms on every level. Super soft, lightweight warmth and comfort that easily transitions ...
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Mount Rainier Inspires You Perfect long-sleeved, lightweight hoodie for casual hikes on a summer night.
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Stay Protected from the Sun Delivering dependable 40+ UPF sun protection and ingenious on-the-water functionality, the Tropic Comfort Natural Hoody features our modal fabric. Engineered from renewa...
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Delivering Superior Performance, Comfort, and Style Designed with the outlaw spirit that forged the American West, the RENEGADE™ was built for a life of action. Soft yet extremely durable, our excl...
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Everyday Good Looks, Serious Features Made with waterproof, breathable DryVent™ 2.5L fabric, the Women's Venture 2 Jacket has everyday good looks and fit, but it also has the durability and featur...
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Keep the Feet Warm! EXPED's original go-anywhere Camp Booty offers amazing warmth and comfort at the end of a long day of winter mountaineering, hunting, ski touring, or even paddling and backpacki...
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Clients find Peter Whittaker's passion for the outdoors contagious. But what else would you expect from someone who climbed Mount Rainier when he was only twelve years old? After first summiting Rainier at 16 years old, Peter has gone on to organize and lead trips all over the world.

Peter Whittaker is the owner of RMI Expeditions, Whittaker Mountaineering, and Bight Gear.

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Customer for Decades

I have been a customer of Whittaker Mountaineering for decades. This is the place I shop for technical and recreational outdoor gear. Customer service and expertise are beyond belief! I always get the right gear for the right application. They hit it out of the park every time...BRAVO!

Daniel Rogers

Never Oversell

I'm an adventure expert and have used Whittaker for years. Renewing my equipment after excessive use will only be Whittaker-bought. They will never oversell expensive gear, but you get equipped for your needs.

Ted Livingstone

Knowledgeable & Friendly

I came across Whittaker Mountaineering last July when visiting the park. Staff was excellent in both the gear rental area and the shop. Knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. I purchased a jacket this fall and I was notified it was out of stock. Staff went out of their way to recheck inventory and found jacket in a different color. Very impressed. Jacket and other purchases were perfect fit and quality. I am a big fan of this place.

Tess Buescher

My Go-To

Best store for all things mountaineering and outdoor fun. I’ll be attempting a summit of Aconcagua next year and you can bet I’ll be buying gear from Whittaker! My go to for “guide picks” always spot on! Dr. Gene

Gene Gourter

Customer Service

Gloves will be tested in 2 weeks but reviews are overwhelming positive. Most impressive is their customer service. You speak to live folks who are knowledgeable and have a customer-first mentality. Originally ordered wrong size gloves and replaced them and processed the exchange immediately.

Oscar Bernal

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30027 State Route 706 E

Ashford WA, 98304

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