Guide Pick
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Best in class gear and apparel selected by the RMI Guides, the ultimate product test team.

We’ve spent a lifetime in the mountains. When it comes to gear we won’t compromise. Leveraging the collective knowledge of the RMI Guide Team, we select and direct you to top mountain gear. Guide Pick™ is outfitting simplified.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...