Gear Reviews

  • Location: Spencer Mtn, Whitefish Mt. Rider Noah Bodman

    Race Face Next R Cranks

    The Next R sits in the middle of Race Face’s high-end crank lineup, slotted between their burly DH cranks...

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    2018-2019 ON3P Wrenegade 96

    The brand-new ON3P Wrenegade 96 is the narrowest directional ski in ON3P’s lineup, but it definitely doesn’t look like...

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    Black Diamond Vector Helmet

    Once upon a time, climbing helmets were pretty much all the same. Not anymore. There are ultralight helmets on...

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    Altra Boston Escalante Racer

    The Boston Escalante Racer is supposed to be a “faster, higher-performance” version of their original Escalante. Check out what...

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    Evolv Agro

    While many high-performance bouldering and sport-climbing climbing shoes have been moving in the “soft and sensitive” direction, the Evolv...

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    2018-2019 Elan Ripstick 106

    We got two reviewers on two lengths of the Elan Ripstick 106 this past season, and now it’s time...

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    Mountain Equipment Tupilak 37+ Pack

    The new Mountain Equipment Tupilak 37+ is one of the best climbing packs we’ve used. Check out our review,...

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    Hoka One One Torrent

    Hoka is known for their max-cushioned shoes, but their brand-new Torrent is different. So how does this more moderately-cushioned...

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    Mountain Biking 101: DIY Tubeless Tire Sealant

    Tubeless tire sealant can get expensive, especially when you’re swapping out tires often, so our bike editor gives the...

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    Five Ten Hiangle

    Five Ten says that the Hiangle is “relaxed enough for all-day climbing” and “aggressive enough to tackle steep, overhanging...

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    Mammut Ultralight Removable Airbag 3.0

    Avalanche airbags can provide significant safety benefits, but they can also be prohibitively expensive or discouragingly heavy. But the...

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    Trans BC Enduro Stage Race — Recap & Bike Build Review

    Our bike editor recently completed the Trans BC Enduro Stage Race — 6 days, ~145 miles, ~31,000 feet of...

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    2018-2019 Armada Invictus 89 Ti

    The Armada Invictus 89 Ti is the narrowest metal-laminate ski in Armada’s revamped Invictus lineup, and while it has...

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    Altra Duo

    The Altra Duo is a really uncommon shoe that aims to combine the greater efficiency of a racing flat...

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    Fox Float DPX2 Rear Shock

    If you like the sound of a lighter, more pedal-friendly shock that will improve the downhill performance of your...

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    2018-2019 Rossignol Experience 94 Ti

    The new Rossi Experience 94 Ti has a fairly forgiving shovel and a pretty powerful tail. So does it...

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    Sample Deep Dive: Black Crows Daemon

    Curious about our Deep Dive comparisons? Check out this sample Deep Dive of the Black Crows Daemon, including the...

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    Sample Flash Review: 18/19 Rossignol Soul 7 HD

    Interested in what our member-exclusive Flash Reviews look like? Check out this sample Flash Review of the Soul 7...

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    Outdoor Retailer Summer 2018 Highlights

    We just wrapped up a few days at the Outdoor Retailer summer trade show where we took a look...

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    Hoka One One Hupana

    The Hoka Hupana is billed as a bit of a do-everything shoe, so is it best thought of as...

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