For those who prefer substantial and damp skis to light and reactive ones (especially when conditions get firm), the new Wailer 105 Hybrid T2 is a very good all-mountain option, and a big departure for DPS.
Leki’s Aergonlite 2 Crystal Speedlock has a narrower grip for smaller hands, and some features that make it a good option for both the resort and the backcountry.
We are very pleased to announce that one of our favorite skis of all time, the original Bibby Pro, is back. And it’s now called the Blister Pro.
The Patagonia Black Hole Snow Roller is a lightweight ski bag, and one of the very best out there.
If you like whitewater, you’ll love Norway. This trip report / photo gallery is designed to help you plan your own trip.
The Mystery Ranch Terraplane has an incredibly comfortable suspension system and excels at carrying heavy loads.
We’ve now put more than a year in the same pair of La Sportiva Testarossas. Here’s our Update.
Eric Pollard has created a new version of his super playful, surprisingly versatile pro model. Meet the LINE Magnum Opus.
It’s camping season, so we’re giving away a unique, comfortable, DriDown sleeping bag from Sierra Designs.
The new Dynastar Powertrack 89 is an intriguing hybrid design that raises all sorts of questions.
If your local trails feature sit-and-spin climbs and fast, ripping descents, you’ll get along well with the Transition Covert 29.
The Rocky Mountain Altitude 770 MSL Rally Edition is a versatile, adjustable All Mountain ride with a good build.
The popular Volkl Aura has been completely overhauled for the 2014-2015 season.
With impressive durability, a useful set of features, and a very comfortable suspension system, the MHM Fifty-Two 80 is an excellent high-volume backpack.
Armada built its brand making fun, playful skis like the JJ. But with the new Invictus, Armada is looking to dominate a different category, too: the directional charger.
The Blizzard Bodacious is the best-looking ski of the 14/15 season, and it’s not just its looks that have us all excited.
One of the better all-around DH bikes we’ve tested, the GT Fury Expert is great at plowing over rough terrain, but it’s also poppy and playful.
The Race Face Ambush shorts are tough and have big, functional pockets, while the jersey is cut well and has a very useful built-in feature.
The Knolly Bikes Podium can handle challenging, technical terrain while also providing a whole bunch of pop. If you’re into skying through jump lines, don’t pass it up.
As a lightweight, 8.9mm rope that’s also quite durable, the Metolius Monster 8.9 is an attractive option for long, multi-pitch climbs and redpoint attempts.