Car to car the term conjures images of after dark suffering on the way down, worried spouses, dead headlamp batteries. Going fast and light is key, so we deploy the Charmoz Pro GTX when we're counting ounces. The VibramAR Mulaz MT sole takes semi automatic crampons, with a lower profile toe for more sensitive climbing performance on rock. SCARPA's AutoFit collar and ankle construction stay comfortable for walking, but allow exceptional range of motion for the subtleties of French technique in spikes. An alpine weapon for three season objectives and nimble work whether on rocky or mixed terrain.