Gear Reviews

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    2012-2013 Salomon Guardian 16 & Atomic Tracker 16 AT binding

    The new Salomon Guardian 16 / Atomic Tracker 16 is an AT binding with excellent downhill performance. It's also...

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    Giro Code MTB Shoe

    The fit and power transfer of the Giro Code are definitely worth the price tag, but durability might be...

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    2014-2015 Dynastar Cham 107

    The strength of the Dynastar Cham 107 is in its versatility. It's a multi-tool that does a lot of...

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    2014-2015 Fischer Big Stix 110

    The Fischer Big Stix 110 shines precisely where most tip and tail rockered skis falter. Take a look.

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    2015-2016 Salomon Q-115

    The new Salomon Rocker2 115 is a big-mountain gun that shows some range—surprisingly easy and fun on groomers, yet...

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    UPDATE: SUNringlé Charger Pro Wheelset

    For those looking for a solid all-mountain wheelset without dropping big bucks, the SUNringle Charger Pros are an attractive...

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    2012-2013 Down Skis Countdown 3

    The Down Skis Countdown 3 is a serious, damp big-mountain ski well suited to cut big, fast turns on...

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    2013-2014 Fischer Watea 106

    A stiffer ski with positive camber through the tails, the Fischer Watea 106 is not super playful or really...

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    Lizard Skins Knee/Shin Combo Body Armor

    Reviewer Kevin Bazar has a lot of gripes with kneepads. A lot. So calling the Lizard Skins Knee/Shin Combo...

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    2015-2016 Kastle XX110

    Kästle has gone in a new direction with their fully symmetrical XX110 West, and Colby West and Kästle both...

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    Specialized Rime Shoe

    The Specialized Rime mountain bike shoe was designed with more than just riding in mind, with a Vibram sole...

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    Exclusive First Look: 2012-2013 DPS Wailer 112RPC

    The DPS Wailer 112RPC is the stiffer, wider, and more subtly rockered offspring of the popular Wailer 112RP. And...

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    2013-2014 Atomic Ritual

    The Atomic Ritual can be easily slashed and skidded, but is still a substantial ski to use as an...

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    Nordica Firearrow F1

    Our fourth and final boot for Las Leñas? The Nordica Firearrow F1, a 3-piece design with a 100mm last...

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    2013 Dalbello Krypton Two KR Pro

    The Krypton Pro certainly isn't a stranger to the 3-piece boot market, but the 2013 Krypton Two KR Pro...

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    Lange XT 130 LV

    Also with us in Las Leñas, the new Lange XT 130 LV, a freeride alpine boot with a walk...

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    12/13 Atomic Redster Pro 130

    In addition to the 13 pairs of skis that we’ve brought to Las Leñas, we figured we might as...

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    Arc’teryx Miura 50 Backpack

    Built for climbers, the Arc'teryx Miura 50 pack offers easy gear access, a comfortable fit, and a marsupial-inspired design.

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    ZipFit World Cup liner

    Skeptical about custom liners? Even if you think your stock setup ain't broke, you might want to fix it...

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    POC Trabec Helmet

    The Trabec is POC's first lightweight, in-mold helmet designed for the XC/AM/Enduro market. It's very well vented and offers...

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