‘Realfleece’ Wool Apparel

Mention the term “fleece” in an outdoors setting and people think of a synthetic fabric. Icebreaker steps back to the origins of fleece with a…

‘Save the Poles’ Gear

Eric Larsen’s year-long expedition reached the world’s three “poles” — the North and South Poles and the top of Mount Everest. This column dissects some…

Yakima ‘Luxury Box’

At $699, Yakima touts its SkyBox LoPro model as the “finest rooftop cargo box ever made.” Our writer is on her second season using the…

Nalini ‘Winterized’ MTB Shoe

The made-in-Italy Nalini Black Rocks are touted as “winterized” mountain biking shoes. T.C. Worley gives them a month-long test in the depths of a Minnesota…

World’s Warmest Winter Hat?

Black Rock Gear’s Original Down Hat is like a puffy jacket for your head. The company touts it as the “lightest and warmest hat on…

Winter Camping Pad

Looking to sleep in the snow this winter? This cushy, four-season camping pad from Pacific Outdoors performs no matter the temperature outside.

Ultra-Light Ski Gear Test

Can you say featherweight? Gear Junkie put a lightweight ski package (boots, bindings, and skis) from Dynafit to the test in the Wasatch Mountain Range…

Test: Heat Elite Jacket

Contributor Josh Turner puts the Columbia Heat Elite Jacket to an ultimate objective sedentary test: Spectating at a football game on a winter day at…

Yak Wool Sweater

The average male yak weighs upwards of 1,000 pounds and produces a fine wool usable in the making of insulating apparel. Khunu USA employs yak…

‘OR-ified!’

The Outdoor Retailer trade show (called “OR” for short) is more than just an exhibition of new products and rows of booths. Gear Junkie provides…

Ice Safety Kit

Make that next frozen-water crossing a little less dangerous. Our tester braved semi-frozen lakes and streams to review the Ice Safety Kit this winter, and…

Salomon ‘BBR’ Ski

Promising a radical shift in alpine-ski design — as well as cues gleaned from the world of water sports! — Salomon will unveil its BBR…

Review: Smith Vantage Helmet

T.C. Worley tests out the sleek Smith Vantage snow helmet, a premium hard hat that’s touted to have the lowest profile of any helmet on…

Leather Work Gloves for Skiing

A trend of leather work gloves on the ski slopes has trickled down to a commercial product, the Tough Guy Glove from FlyLow, which costs…

Winter Running: Unorthodox Advice

Gear Junkie is a big fan of winter running. These 10 tips reveal techniques and gear suggestions gleaned from years of running on the snow…

Ridge Rest ‘Solar’ Camp Pad

Bombproof and inexpensive — and with a new heat-reflecting aluminized surface! — Cascade Designs’ Ridge Rest Solar camp pad offers a smart sleep option any…

GPS-Enhanced Goggles

With an in-goggle LCD “dashboard” that displays speed and descent data via an integrated GPS device, the Transcend goggles offer fighter-jet-pilot style readouts in realtime…

Line’s Travelling (Ski) Circus

Rough, low-budget, grassroots, and chock full of young skiers pushing limits with no pretense and little concern for anything other than fun. That’s a Line’s…

Chairlift Art for a Cause

The Canyons ski resort in Utah recently dismantled its historic 42-year-old Golden Eagle chairlift. Artists descended to recreate the chairs for a unique “chairitable” cause.

Burton’s ‘After School Special’

Burton’s $300 package includes a board, bindings, boots, a travel bag + a lesson and a lift ticket. Ideal for young kids who want to…

$150 Winter Sleeping Bag

It’s the time of year for. . . winter camping! A new bargain-priced, -20 sleeping bag from High Peak is put to the test in…

Gear for 2 Million Feet

Greg Hill is a man on a mission to ski 2 million total vertical feet by his own power during the calendar year of 2010.…

Jones Hovercraft Snowboard

Jones Snowboards reinvents the powder-board game with its Hovercraft, a deep-snow ride that won’t break the bank.

Extreme Ski. . . Michigan!

Mount Bohemia, a tiny ski resort at the tip of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula, offers chutes, glades, cliffs, and other forms of expert terrain heretofore absent…

World’s Lightest Ski Bindings?

No, that’s not a bear trap. It’s La Sportiva’s svelte and ultra-light backcountry ski binding, new to the U.S. and Canadian markets next month!

Backcountry Powder Park

“Park features with powder landings” — that’s the premise at Smith Optics’ private freeride paradise, an 800-acre park in Idaho on the site of an…

Burton/Adidas Outerwear Collab

A new collaboration by Adidas and Burton is a clean and classic outerwear and apparel line. It just may make you reconsider what “Adidas” as…

Plastic ‘Ski/Snowshoe’ Hybrid

The Marquette Backcountry Ski is marketed as “30% snowshoe, 70% ski.” They cost $179 and are built for a wide swath of terrain and a…

Burton TRON Boot

What do actor Jeff Bridges, a movie from 1982, and snowboarding have in common. . . the “TRON” boot, we guess. New this month from…

Softshell Jackets 2011

A new breed of jackets made with the latest softshell fabrics, including Polartec’s Power Shield Pro and Schoeller’s WB400, are giving GORE-TEX hardshells a run…

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