Blue Ice is a relatively new Chamonix-based company that makes equipment for alpinisim and ski mountaineering. Their Harfang crampon is a hybrid crampon design that uses traditional chromoly steel front and secondary points, with an aluminium heel piece and aluminium instep plate.
From May 23rd to May 27th, 2022, David Allfrey, White Magro, and Graham Zimmerman opened a new alpine, big wall route on the Northwest Face of Kichatna Spire in the Alaska Range. They named the route 'The Pace of Comfort' and graded it VI 5.10, A3+, M6, 70-degree snow, 950m.
This report in from New Zealand Alpine Team:
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Climbing equipment

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