A long time ago (1959), Walt Disney produced one of the best (if not the best) Hollywood climbing films, Third Man on the Mountain. It’s “the best Disney live-action feature that you’ve never seen,” according to Karl Holzheimer, the film writer.
This is a long-form essay about a mountain ascent I did in the Sierra Nevada a few years ago.
I am using the Salewa Pro Vertical as my ice climbing and technical winter mountaineering boot. I need to put in more miles before I can come to a definitive opinion about the boot. But with the winter upon us, I decided to post some preliminary findings based on a few ice climbing forays into the Sierra.