Firn is partially compacted granular snow that is the intermediate stage between snow and glacial ice. The minimum altitude that firn accumulates on a glacier is called the firn line.


Our product line offers items for alpinists and ice climbers: V-thread tools; ice screw covers; crampon wrappers for points protection; burynators for avalanche rescue practice, and other cool stuff.

All our products are designed and manufactured in the USA.


V-Dart V threader tool

A retractable device to aid the climber to extract webbing, cord, or rope thru the ice V-thread. Attaches to a carabiner when not in use.

$16.95 *
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Cover Sheath for Ice Screws

Protective sleeve-type cover slips over ice screws and protects both threads and tip.

$3.25 *
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Noseshades Sun protection for your schnozzola. Fits on your sunglasses.

$5.95 *
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Crampon Roll-up Bag Regular

Lightweight & functional roll-top Bag made of spun polyolefin (Tyvek) designed for crampons but nicely accepts other gear. Reinforced patches resist points punching thru. Perforated fabric drains water and allows contents to dry. Made in USA. Choose size Regular for crampons that reduce in length, and size Long for full-length crampons.  Regular size now with squeeze buckle by popular demand!

$22.95 *
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