By now you probably know that REI took a big step outdoors and away from Black Friday. We think that is awesome! What you probably don't know is Jerry has one of our Rainier benchmarks on his desk! This article in the New York Times displays his favorite things in his office, including a first edition of our Rainier benchmark.
Back then, we couldn't find anyone who had a photo of the benchmark, and by all reports, the summit was...
After several years with the same look and feel, it was time for a little refurbishment here at MountainClimb.com.
Always intent on improving your experience here, we hope you find navigating and searching for items easier. We also made MountainClimb.com more pleasant for visitors on mobile devices like iPhones and iPads, plus other smartphones and tablets.
We think you're going to like the change.
But if you see anything we overlooked, by all means please leave a comment here or shoot us a note from our contact page.
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Every summit has a story. Your story.
We're gradually adding new ways for you to share your memories of special places. Places of challenge and wonderment. Places shared with a team or special friend.
Our bench mark medallions have a unique way of bringing back those memories, and now you can pair a photo with the bench mark medallion, or collect bench mark zipper pulls on a carabiner (we like the way they "spoon.")
Most of our zipperpull/pendants can be converted to earrings (order a pair of zipperpulls and ask us to mount them on our stainless...
Monday morning at the office is brighter when your summit memories are close at hand. This handsome photo frame is perfect for your desk. The bench mark medallion prominently reminds you of fun and adventure! Click here for more information.
A hundred years ago, in the months of December and January, the spirit of exploration and discovery manifested itself in the south polar expeditions of Robert Falcon Scott and Roald Amundsen. On January 17, 1912, Scott arrived at the South Pole only to discover the flag of Norway planted there by Amundsen thirty-three days earlier. The so-called "race" had come to an end; Scott and his four expedition members perished shortly after. Amundsen continued his polar explorations until 1928 when he disappeared during a rescue mission.
Although both expeditions were motivated to be first to the pole, the Scott expedition...