We stopped by the American Alpine Institute to learn more about their Guides Choice Awards and took some video about why certain gear was award-winning. Generally speaking, the awards are given to gear that balances super durable and lightweight, while still holding on to essential features to get the job done right.

Jeff Voigt, the Guides Choice Program Manager talks about why CAMP’s Blitz harness won a Guides Choice Award in the video above.

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