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    Index: Base Layers

    We’ve updated our base layer index with some warm-weather options for everything from hot mid-day runs to early season...

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    Evolv Zender Shoe

    The Evolv Zender effectively blends comfort, lightweight construction, scrambling performance, and low cost, making it a great option as...

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    2017-2018 Blizzard Bonafide

    For the 17/18 season, Blizzard changed up a ski that we have called “perfect.” Here are our initial thoughts...

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    Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody

    The words “game changing” get thrown around a lot, but Patagonia’s newest insulator might actually deserve that description.

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    Sweet Protection Badlands Merino LS Jersey

    The Sweet Protection Badlands Jersey is one of the best wool riding jersey’s we’ve used.

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    Patagonia Refugio 28L Backpack

    The newly redesigned Patagonia Refugio is a well-built daypack with plenty of features that make it great for daily...

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    Evolv Cruzer Psyche Shoe

    The Evolv Cruzer Psyche offers an appealing blend of hiking and scrambling performance in a lightweight package — and...

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    2017-2018 Blizzard Rustler 11

    Here's our initial look at the new Rustler 11, with all kinds of questions and comparisons to other skis.

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    ENVE’s new M Series Wheels

    ENVE's new M Series is promising unprecedented pinch-flat protection, impact resistance, and ride quality.

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    Hoka One One Speedgoat 2

    Hoka One One completely revamped their most aggressive trail shoe, and the new Speedgoat 2 offers an excellent blend...

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    Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX Boot

    Salomon’s flagship backpacking boot provides an excellent combination of grip, comfort, and stability.

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    Osprey Aether AG 60 Backpack

    Osprey’s revamped Aether is a versatile pack that offers solutions to some of the most common backpacking issues.

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    2018 Rockshox Pike RCT3

    We put the new 2018 Pike RCT3 up against the 2017 fork, and weigh in on what’s different, what’s...

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    MSR WindBurner Stove System

    The MSR WindBurner might be the best canister stove currently on the market. Check out our full review and...

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    2017-2018 4FRNT Raven

    We think the 4FRNT Raven is an exceptionally good touring ski. And in our full review here, we explain...

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    2017-2018 Spark R&D Surge Splitboard Binding

    Spark R&D updated their Surge binding for the 17/18 season. So how burly is it, and how does it...

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    2017-2018 Parlor Skis Mountain Jay

    The Parlor Skis Mountain Jay has a unique shape and rocker profile that immediately got our attention, and you...

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    Rossignol Introduces … Mtn Bikes?

    One of the largest, most historic ski manufacturers in the world is introducing a collection of mountain bikes.

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    2017-2018 Head Monster 88

    Here's our full review of the new Head Monster 88.

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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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