Author archive for David Steele

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    2nd Look: 2018-2019 Salomon S/Lab X-Alp

    We’ve put more time in the S/Lab X-Alp from Salomon, and still find it to be one of the...

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    Arc’teryx Procline FL Pant

    Arc’teryx says their soft shell Procline FL Pant is for “high output technical climbs and challenging ski descents,” and...

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    Patagonia Pluma Jacket

    If you're looking for a single jacket to use for everything you do outside, Patagonia's new Pluma is a...

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    Patagonia Tropic Comfort Hoody II

    Want to ditch your slimy sunscreen? Want sun protection that works year-round, and not just for the dog days...

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    Patagonia Alpine Houdini Jacket

    Patagonia’s Alpine Houdini is the waterproof version of their extremely popular Houdini jacket. We weigh in on its fit...

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    2nd Look: Outdoor Research Skyward Jacket

    David Steele weighs in on the Outdoor Research Skyward as a dedicated touring jacket.

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    3rd Look: Salomon MTN Explore

    Two Blister reviewers have loved the Salomon MTN Explore boot. Now David Steele weighs in with his impressions.

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    Pomoca Climb Pro Mohair Skins

    The Pomoca Climb Pro Mohair skins offer a great mixture of grip and glide, as well as several other...

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    Outdoor Research Mt. Baker Modular Mitt

    The Outdoor Research Mt. Baker Modular Mitt is a versatile, durable, warm winter mitt, and a good value, too.

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    G3 Scala Skin

    G3's Scala skin is purpose built for powder touring on rockered skis, so how does it compare to regular...

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    Arc’teryx FL-365 Harness

    The Arc'teryx FL-365 is a great option for climbers looking for a comfortable harness that can hold a lot...

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    Salomon Wings Pro 2 Running Shoe

    Salomon's Wings Pro 2 is a great do-it-all trail running shoe that stretches the boundaries of running, scrambling, and...

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    Backcountry Access Scepter Ski Pole

    The BCA Scepter's scraper grip makes it a top choice among backcountry touring poles.

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    G3 Mohair LT Skins

    G3’s new Mohair LT skins represent a serious jump by G3 into the world of 100% mohair skins.

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    2nd Look: SCARPA Maestrale RS

    The SCARPA Maestrale RS is a warm, wide AT boot with a good blend of uphill and downhill performance....

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    Dynafit Radical FT 2.0

    Dynafit’s Radical FT 2.0 combines uphill capability and downhill performance in a serious upgrade from the previous Radical line.

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