Since December 2019, mountaineering, or the art of climbing peaks and walls in high mountains, is part of the intangible heritage of UNESCO.
Climbing and mountaineering are vertical sports around which various disciplines revolve: sport climbing, long route climbing, ice climbing, ice climbing, technical mountaineering, classic mountaineering, glacier walking, dry tooling, via ferrata, indoor or outdoor bouldering... These are risky sports, which require training as well as adapted equipment, or if we are a beginner, to be supervised by a mountain professional.
Mountaineering, climbing, and all the hybrid practices that result from it are dangerous activities. It is up to you to take all the necessary precautions and to evaluate your ability to manage all the parameters of a mountain or high-mountain outing.
Activities that require specific but also very versatile equipment and textiles: helmets, crampons, ice axes, ropes, shoes, boots, booties, backpacks, hardware, ... Discover also the Millet Trilogy range, textiles developed specifically for mountaineering!
For all these activities, whether you are a beginner or not, whether you practice indoor or outdoor Alpinstore offers you the equipment best suited to your needs (lightness, robustness, versatility, comfort, safety...) thanks in particular to a first-rate choice of quality with our suppliers: Petzl, Camp, Black Diamond, Mammut, Millet, Julbo...
Climbing and mountaineering essentials
In order to progress safely and in all possible terrains, it is necessary to have the right equipment. In climbing and mountaineering, the equipment used is often similar. Equipment needed to guarantee your safety during your activity.
Each piece of equipment has its importance in verticality, that's why for several years the equipment manufacturers have been redoubling their efforts to offer you equipment that is ever more versatile, precise and technical, but also ever more robust, light and comfortable.