Ian Greant | Mountain Moxie

Ian Greant

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Apr 09, 2017    0

Over the last two years in the Canadian Rockies we've seen a large increase in the number of crampon failures reported. 
We're curious if more crampons are breaking, or if because of social...

Sep 20, 2016    0

Nikon just announced their new entries into the action camera category.  The KeyMission 360, KeyMission 170 and KeyMission 80.  We haven't yet tested one but based on using a 360 degree action...

Apr 07, 2016    0

In the arms race of fast-and-light, Mountain Hardwear throws down with the Quasar Lite Jacket. This purpose-built shell was designed to shed heat and moisture while keeping the elements out. We...

Dec 28, 2015    2

Some of the best adventures are down bad roads.

Whether you are a rock climber, backcountry skier,  ice climber or mountaineer there is probably an adventure you dream of that is only...

Oct 25, 2015    0

Being both a Celiac and generally sensitive to the food I consume, what to eat when I'm climbing or skiing has been a bit of a problem.  Commercial energy bars typically don't do my digestive...

Oct 08, 2015    0

It's been a bit of a reflective couple days. My mobility has been limited due to bouncing my ass off a ledge on Sat. Taking 6 inch steps leaves a guy with some time to think while he slowly, every...

Aug 31, 2015    0

Located in the Ghost River Valley of Alberta, Canada - The Wraith is a classic route that should be on the tick list for any fan of traditional multipitch climbing.  It goes at 5.10a, is 275...

Jul 30, 2015    0

A few weeks ago I bumped into Brent at a local crag while he was running an intro-to-gear course.  He demonstrated how he's been using a clove hitch at the master point of his anchors and I was...

Jul 21, 2015    1

What's the best approach shoe for a multi-pitch loving climber?  Here's my experience.

Around 2008 after a shoulder injury started limiting how hard I could climb, I started transitioning...

Jul 03, 2015    0

The Zamberlan Trek Lite boots first entered my life in mid-1999.  I was post-divorce, post-business flame-out and after several years of not doing much of anything outdoors I'd agreed to do the...

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