Jackets, technical pants, waterproof-breathable, softshells, and rainwear.
The North Face FUTURELIGHT Review: Future of Outerwear
Is FUTURELIGHT really the future of jackets? Or is it just more marketing fluff in a space already too worn with qualitative claims and mediocre real-world results? We put it to the test to find out.
Backcountry Launches Ski Jacket & Bibs: Tested
The online retailer Backcountry puts the ski industry on notice with a high-end shell-and-bibs combo. We took the 2019 Backcountry Stretch three-layer jacket and Heavyweight Bibs cat skiing for this review.
Our Favorite Big Agnes Puffy Jacket Is Over 35% Off Now
Yes, spring is in the air. And that means you can grab a heck of a deal on some amazing down jackets at Big Agnes.
Voormi Solstice Snow Skirt Review: Protecting Your Best Asset
This wool overskirt keeps those thighs warm and moves well on winter outings — without adding puff where women don’t want it.
‘First Ascent’ Impresses: Eddie Bauer Improves Ultralight 2019 Alpine Shells
Pertex fabrics, ‘super-DWR,’ and featherweight construction: Eddie Bauer’s First Ascent climbing releases for spring 2019 clearly show the brand wants to compete with the best of the best.
Best Backcountry Snow Bibs for Men
Snow bibs and backcountry go together like swallowtails and pow slashes. Whether you ski, snowboard, or splitboard, we’ve found the best men’s snow bibs.
Black Diamond Deal: 50% Off First Light Insulated Jacket
Today only, REI has slashed the price of the Black Diamond First Light insulated jacket in half.
Alaska Gear Test: Patagonia M10 Anorak & Galvanized Pants Review
The Patagonia M10 Anorak and Galvanized Pants blend minimalism and performance for hardcore alpine adventures. But these garments took a beating in our Alaskan ice climbing test for this review.
Macro Puff Review: Patagonia’s Famous Puffy Gets Puffier
Patagonia: ‘This is the lightest, most packable high-insulation piece we’ve ever made.’
Lightweight Shredder: Patagonia Ascensionist Jacket Review
A svelte profile belies comfort and convenience features that put the Patagonia Ascensionist ahead of lighter-weight shells.
What’s in Your Puffy: ‘Track My Down’ Is a Feather Trove of Information
Fill power, country of origin, sustainability certifications — even the species a feather came from — ALLIED Feather & Down’s tracker offers a wealth of info.
Outdoor Research Hemispheres Jacket Review: King of Stretch
The Outdoor Research Hemisphere Jacket uses Gore Stretch and C-Knit, advanced (and expensive) fabrics. I took it touring and downhill skiing in wintry Colorado for this review.
Shred Dog Jumps to Fill Gap in Kids’ Ski Gear
A brand-new Boulder-based ski apparel brand is trying to hit the sweet spot for what parents are willing to pay to outfit their little rippers.
Free Gear Fridays: Star Wars Empire Crew Parka With Columbia
This week, one lucky winner will receive a limited edition Star Wars Empire Crew Parka!
Review: Patagonia Micro Puff Storm Upgrades the King of Puffies
Patagonia improves its most advanced puffy ever to stand up to even wetter conditions.
Star Wars Fans: Now You Can Dress Like the Crew on Hoth
When temps plummet, will you choose a Star Wars Empire Crew Parka or the belly of a tauntaun? Choose wisely, young padawan.
Free Gear Fridays: Showers Pass Refuge Waterproof Jacket
This week, one lucky winner will receive a waterproof Refuge Jacket from Showers Pass! Whether commuting by bike, skiing the slopes, or hiking your favorite pass, the Refuge hardshell jacket is packed with features to handle the most inclement weather.
Marmot Castle Peak Jacket Review: Fend Off Moisture Inside and Out
Marmot employs the latest tech from Polartec to create a full-featured backcountry ski jacket. With it, the brand hopes to raise the level of comfort and mobility to match the Castle Peak’s warmth and waterproofing.