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September 2018

Starlight Pro Pull-on: designed by experience | Montane 12/09/2018
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STARLIGHT PULL ON: DESIGNED BY EXPERIENCE

Named after Montane Athlete Tom Ballard’s now legendary ‘Starlight and Storm’ Expedition. A collaborative effort between Tom and Montanes’ expert technical designers, the Starlight Pull-on is the ultimate ‘Fast and Light’ technical insulation layer. TOM SAYS The idea of the Starlight Pull-On comes from my own experiences during my Starlight and Storm project a few seasons ago. When attempting to solo an alpine North Face the first obstacle to overcome is what to take with you. Lightness is the key to moving fast in the mountains. If you take bivy... Read More

Further Faster Podcast Tom ballard | Montane 02/09/2018

FURTHER. FASTER. PODCAST – EPISODE 6

Tom Ballard was – almost literally – born to climb.  In this episode, he shares career highlights – as well as lessons in risk management and expedition preparation learned from a life spent vertically. Click the image to listen Welcome to episode 6 of the Further. Faster. Podcast In association with Montane. This is the podcast that takes a deeper look into why, and how, ultra athletes, explorers and mountaineers do what they do. This edition, host Daniel Neilson speaks to Montane athlete and climber Tom Ballard. Tom Ballard is... Read More