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The Guide Pick™ Difference

We’ve spent a lifetime in the mountains. When it comes to gear we won’t compromise. Leveraging the collective knowledge of the RMI Guide Team, we select and direct you to top mountain gear. Guide Pick™ is outfitting simplified.

 
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RMI guides work and play on the world’s highest mountains. Their gear is exposed to the most extreme conditions – collectively over 10,000 days of use annually.

Ed Viesturs, Whittaker Mountaineering Guide Team
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With almost 70 opinionated guides giving input, complete agreement rarely happens…but alignment does. Our process allows for the best gear in each category.

Ed Viesturs, Peter Whittaker, Whittaker Mountaineering Guide Team
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The top products in each category are identified and stamped Guide Pick™. You’ll see this designation on the RMI Equipment Lists, throughout our website and store.

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Meet the Guide Team

America’s largest mountain guide service with close to 70 of the world’s top guides. Awarded 2014 Outfitter of the Year by Outside Magazine.

 

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Mountain Logic

It’s mountain philosophy, simplified. The collective knowledge of 60 of the world’s foremost mountaineering experts – the RMI guide team.

When it comes to gear selection, expedition tips, and general mountain advice they know more than anyone. RMI guides are the ultimate gear test team and resource for all things climbing. Read More on the Mountain Logic™ Blog

Mountain
Advice

RMI guides have been there, and can tell you what a climber needs to know before their trip and how best to prepare. Leading expeditions all over the world, they’ve developed a few tricks and techniques for making those long journeys safer and more comfortable.

Peter Whittaker, Whittaker Mountaineering Guide Team
Gear
Selection

Get the low down on what works and what doesn’t. Our guide teammembers collectively spend over 10,000 days in the mountains each year, putting gear through the ringer. This experience translates directly into Guide Pick™ – a selection of the top performing products in each category.

Whittaker Mountaineering Guide Team

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Read More on the Mountain Logic™ Blog