Have you ever wondered what kit you will need for a month long expedition in Greenland, spending 20 days on a big wall climbing 1200m of vertical granite? Read here to find out what gear the 5 man team have taken with them from Berghaus….
The Ramche 850 Fill HydroDown™ Jacket will definitely be Leo’s go to piece when he’s settling down for the night on the portaledge bivi. This is our warmest down jacket complete with 3 zone body mapping making sure it keeps you warm in the areas you need it most. The most packable climbing cold beater around!
The Berghaus men’s Asgard Hybrid Hydrodown® and Hydroloft® Jacket will be the team’s climbing companion on those cold mornings and late evenings on the wall, designed to be worn when climbing and as a lightweight belay jacket. 2 hand pockets and a helmet compatible hood.
If you seek the World’s lightest synthetic mid-layer look no further.
Combining ultra-lightweight warmth with a reversible twist, wear it one way round for wind proofing and the other for better cooling and breathability. With the changeable weather of Greenland in the summer we can see this piece being quite popular with the crew!
The VapourLight Hypertherm Race Smock is a stripped-down, 156g (Size Large) pull-on design, with minimal frills using 40g Berghaus Hydroloft Elite, the ultimate in breathable synthetic insulation.
Using GORE-TEX® Pro Generation II the Men’s Kanchenjunga II Jacket will keep the whole team dry. It uses one of our toughest face fabrics making the jacket super robust with plenty scuff protection against the 120om wall of granite.
The Worlds Lightest Waterproof – ISPO Award Winner 2014/2015
Extremely lightweight, incredibly packable and fully waterproof, weighing in at a tiny 87g, the Hyper Smock 2.0 is made from Hydroshell™ Hyper, Berghaus’ own ultra-lightweight, fully waterproof fabric.
Leo has chosen to take this since it packs down to the size of an apple, saving him valuable weight and space when he’s climbing, perfect to dangle off his harness just in case of a heavy shower!
Perfect for the days when the sun is shining but there is still a nip in the air – the Men’s Pravitale Light Hooded Fleece Jacket offers excellent warmth and performance with its lightweight AT™-Stretch fabric. Easy to fit the hood under a climbing helmet too!
This could take the award for the ‘most worn’ piece on the wall, so versatile in its performance the Pordoi Jacket will always be on your back. The softshell offers superb breathability whilst providing protection from the wind, sun and light showers with its water resistant finish. Using an unbelievably stretchy fabric the jacket just keeps on going and going!
This fully featured mountain trouser uses a stretch fabric with a lasting water repellent treatment – perfect for climbing or trekking into base camp. The Allalinhorn features four pockets to keep your essentials at hand and superb comfort provided from a host of design considerations.
The Mens Velum GORE-TEX® trousers are super lightweight and ultra breathable using Gore Tex Active shell fabric.
The perfect pant for the teams 3 chapter mission in Greenland. Durable enough for 20 days on Mirror wall and breathable enough for a fast paced alpine climb to the summit of Grundtvigskirchen (aka Penguin Tower). A great all rounder!
When your spending 20 days on a big wall in the middle of nowhere and sleeping like sardines on a portaledge 1200m up with your 4 buddies you need to make sure you smell nice….dont you?. Our Vapourlight baselayers use Polygiene odour free technology making sure that you can wear these day in, day out and still smell good.
A three component construction allows for great freedom of movement and breathability with stretch panels over the shoulder creating an unrestricted fit, perfect for layering up with mid-layers, not to mention how fast these dry!
EQUIPMENT / ACCESSORIES
Whether climbing, mountaineering or ski-touring the Men’s Arete III 45 Mountain Rucksack is packed with features to help tame your chosen route.
The Arete is packed full of technical features including the innovative finger grip belt, this allows you to push the gear loops of your harness through, allowing you the comfort of the hipbelt whilst wearing a climbing harness.
Constructed from WINDSTOPPER® Softshell these gloves are 100% windproof and sport a leather palm for improved grip – allowing for both comfort and performance. An awesome glove for belaying and general sorting around base camp.