The Way Up
Whether you go by foot, splitboard, or sled, this top-notch gear will help get you and your board there.–B.G.
Black Diamond Carbon Compactor Poles ($160, blackdiamondequipment.com). Developed with input from Forrest Shearer and Jeremy Jones, these are the most advanced poles in the splitboard scene. The three-piece carbon build is rigid, featherweight, and breaks down to fit inside small packs.