A few weeks ago when colder temperatures came, we went through different base layer strategies to consider for the activity. https://www.onthebelay.com/en/2017/10/18/insulating-layering-strategies-featured-by-helly-hansen-part-1-baselayers/ However, now it’s just… Read More »Insulating layering strategies featured by Helly Hansen: Part 2
Gear guides, product tests, best for your buck, gear history and so on.
Summer is not really looking forward for letting go, however winter soon will be here and it’s time to go through our layering strategies for spending time in the mountains.Read More »Insulating layering strategies featured by Helly Hansen: Part 1 Baselayers.
You may have noticed on my last articles and photos that I’m always climbing with a fancy yellow backpack. Well, that’s the Mountain Hardwear Hueco 20 pack and during the last six weeks I’ve been putting it to test.Read More »Multi pitch rock climbing backpack: MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR Hueco 20
This article aims to provide the tools for understanding the criterias behind choosing between a hardshell and a softshell according to our activities and budget.Read More »Softshell or hardshell? A guide for the three season layering.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: On the belay is participating with Dalbello and ISPO open Innovation on a testing campaign for the new lupo range 2017-2018.
Last week I visited my friends of Plein Nord. They represent Scarpa in France and they took their time to show me the new products for W2017-2018. We discussed the innovations and I got to get the on my feet.
Read More »SCARPA Alien RS 2017-2018: First Impressions
Last week’s post Ski Touring: choosing your first setup. received a solid feedback.
You’ve been asking to go deeper in the world of reinforced tech bindings for free touring, so here we go.
SKI TOURING IS THE NEW TREND. It’s growing beyond its traditional ground of haute routes and refuges and we now see it daily even in our ski resorts. The ones that got a bite onto it can’t keep their mouth shut bragging about its virtues. You are getting the munchies and you know it, but gearing up seems complicated and it’s expensive.
Read More »Ski Touring: choosing your first setup.