The Giro Discord is a new helmet this season with a clean, simple look and well-designed features.
Finally, there’s another more freeride-focused outerwear kit made with Polartec NeoShell: the new Temerity jacket and pants from Strafe.
Touring season is upon us, and Arc’teryx’s new hybrid soft shell / hard shell, the Lithic Comp, is a very impressive option.
The Dakine Quinn Jacket is a longer, stylish shell that is a good option for resort and backcountry skiing.
The 3L Freebird is the lightest shell in Burton’s [ak] line and is designed for backcountry freeriding.
Flylow’s new Billie Coat is the perfect blend of function and fashion if you’re looking for a more feminine, freeride-oriented hardshell.
The Stio Environ is a light, very comfortable shell well-suited for use in drier climates.
If you’re after a multi-season shell that’s light, packable, waterproof, and highly breathable, the Outdoor Research Axiom deserves some real consideration.
The Arc’teryx Stikine is an expedition-oriented jacket that offers the strengths of a stand-alone insulator and a hard shell in one.
The Makers and Riders 3-Season Dispatch Rider Weatherproof Trousers are made with Polartec NeoShell, combining technical performance with a stylish look.
If you’re a woman who likes wearing bibs more than ski pants, the TREW Chariot is a cool, comfortable, very durable option.
The Outdoor Research Vanguard is a good resort jacket for those who want the feel of a soft shell and storm protection of a hard shell.
We like everything about the Brooks-Range Mountaineering Mojave jacket; DownTek treated down insulation, a simple design, good warmth, and a fair price.
The competition is stiff in the world of goggles with quick-change lenses, but there’s a lot to like about the Scott LCG—including its price.
The Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Touring pants are a versatile, comfortable softshell that work great for touring and other alpine objectives.
The women’s Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody is a lightweight, warm down insulator that just won a Blister ‘Best Of’ Award.
In the next round of Blister’s ‘Best Of’ Awards, we talk about some of the best snowboards out there.
Trew’s new Tempest pants are a stylish, durable addition to their women’s outerwear line.
Best midlayer ever? No, that depends on what you’re doing. Most comfortable, breathable, and versatile midlayer? It might be the Patagonia Nano Air.