Arc’teryx Arakys

When I hear about the hyped-up technology behind any piece of new gear,my eyes always glaze over. In my mind, the inherent worth of any gear comes down to three…

Scarpa Booster S

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Scarpa climbing shoes, and every year I find myself raving about how Heinz Mariacher’s latest offering has somehow outdone last year’s…

La Sportiva Solution

I reviewed the Solutions a few years ago and thought they were great: I loved them for their comfortable fit and downturned, aggressive last and crazy precision. I originally noted that…