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Deal of the Week: The Alpine

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For many, the big mountains call to us year round. Whether the discipline be alpine rock, snow and ice, skimo, or whatever else satiates that alpine thirst, Backcountry.com has great deals on all the gear you need to get you there.

As usual, we receive a portion of the sales—the listed items have not been tested by the editors.

Black Diamond Camalot C4 Package Hand and Fist Size

$188.08 (14% off, was $219.85)

Many mountain endeavors will require trad gear, so put your faith in the most trusted cam on the market: the C4. This new generation of C4s are 10% lighter than their predecessors, without sacrificing any strength or functionality. The double-axle provides maximum cam range, and the large thumb loop allows ease of placement and a clip-in aid point. This package includes three hand size cams: #1, #2, and #3.

Buy the Camalot C4 Package Hand and Fist Size at Backcountry.com

CAMP USA ProNut Set

$63.96 (20% off, was $79.95)

No alpine rack is complete without a set of nuts. This is a set of seven curved stoppers with a grooved side for extra bite on the rock. They also have color-coded heads that, according to CAMP: “Makes identification and selection as easy as mowing down a can of baked beans after a long day in the sun.”

Buy the ProNut Set at Backcountry.com

Black Diamond Couloir Harness

$48.71 (25% off, was $64.95)

This ultralight, ultra-compactable harness is designed specifically for ski mountaineering. It weighs just 7.5oz and packs down to the size of an orange, taking up a miniscule amount of space in your pack. The speed buckles on the leg loops allows you to don the harness while wearing your skis.

Buy the Couloir Harness at Backcountry.com

Trango Phase Alpine Draw 4-Pack

$65.96 (25% off, was $87.95)

Extendable draws are a necessity for wandering routes, which is pretty much any route in the alpine. These alpine draws feature the lightest carabiners that Trango makes with easy-clip wire gates and a sling that extends to 60cm. Lightweight and high functionality make the Phase a go-to for alpine climbing.

Buy the Phase Alpine Draw 4-Pack at Backcountry.com

Black Diamond Raven Ice Axe

$63.71 (25% off, was $84.95)

When ice and snow cover the mountains, you will need a tool to help you across glaciers, over snowfields, and up couloirs. The Raven Ice Axe is that tool. It has a flat head for comfort on the hand, a long pick for climbing and self-arrest, and a wide adze for chopping ledges, all making your winter experience in the mountains more bearable.

Buy the Raven Ice Axe at Backcountry.com

La Sportiva Makalu Mountaineering Boot

$228.75 (25% off, was $305)

The Makalu is a classic mountaineering boot from La Sportiva, offering comfort, optimal functionality, and rugged durability. Its steel shank is supportive and helps bear the burden of heavy packs, while the Aircushion midsole is easy on your feed. The Makalus are compatible with step-in crampons.

Buy the Makalu Mountaineering Boot at Backcountry.com

Ocun Hawk Wire Gate Carabiner 6-Pack

$33.71 (25% off, was $44.95)

Whether you’re racking your cams, ice screws, cordelette, or any other alpine necessity, having an abundance of non-lockers is always to your benefit. These are lightweight, wire gate carabiners, weighing in at just over 1oz each, making them barely perceptible in your pack or on your harness.

Buy the Hawk Wire Gate Carabiner 6-Pack at Backcountry.com

Mystery Ranch Scepter 50L Backpack

$136.92 (45% off, was $248.95)

The Scepter is a great pack for hauling your gear deep into the mountains. Its 50 liters are spacious enough for climbing gear, layers, food, and water, while the external daisy chain, bungee straps, and ice-tool attachments allow for extra packing. It is constructed of a durable nylon material, with a sturdy high-density frame for support.

Buy the Scepter 50L Backpack at Backcountry.com

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