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Oakley Cottage Jacket

Oakley Cottage Jacket

The Oakley Cottage jacket is the best price-point ski jacket we’ve tested, and its feature set and comfortable fit might have you choosing it over far more expensive options.

2nd Look: Kingswood SMB

2nd Look: Kingswood SMB

We sent the Kingswood SMB to Alaska, and once again found it to be a pow ski that also shines in variable conditions.

Triple Aught Design Stealth Hoodie LT

Triple Aught Design Stealth Hoodie LT

The Triple Aught Design Stealth Hoodie LT is a super durable 3-layer shell with a very interesting waterproof membrane like nothing we’ve seen before.

2nd Look: Rossignol Squad 7

2nd Look: Rossignol Squad 7

Time for our 2nd Look at the Rossignol Squad 7, with more comparisons to other skis in its class.

Rocket44 Apollo 1 Mini Pump

Rocket44 Apollo 1 Mini Pump

Apr 12, 2014

The Rocket44 Apollo I is a good mini pump that’s small, practical, and cheap.

WTB Vigilante Tire

WTB Vigilante Tire

The WTB Vigilante is a solid choice for anyone looking for an an all-around, predictable tire with aggressive tread.

2014-2015 Rossignol Squad 7

2014-2015 Rossignol Squad 7

While the previous version of the Squad 7 was quite fun in a wide range of terrain and conditions, the new Squad 7 is much more of a specialty tool.

2014-2015 Line Supernatural 100

2014-2015 Line Supernatural 100

The Line Supernatural 100 is a very solid new addition to the ~100mm category. Stable, snappy, nimble. Nice.

2013-2014 Wagner Custom Skis

2013-2014 Wagner Custom Skis

We’ve already covered the design process. Time now for Garrett Altmann to review the Wagner Custom skis he competed on for the Freeride World Tour.

Best of Taos, 2014

Best of Taos, 2014

It’s closing weekend at Taos Ski Valley, and to celebrate another excellent year, we’ve selected a few of our favorite images of the season.

2013-2014 Caravan SB 100

2013-2014 Caravan SB 100

The Caravan Skis SB 100′s soft flex makes it a fun, poppy, all-mountain ski that’s great for jibbing around the park.

Mountain Equipment Centurion & Tupilak: Gore-Tex Pro vs Polartec NeoShell

Mountain Equipment Centurion & Tupilak: Gore-Tex Pro vs Polartec NeoShell

Gore-Tex Pro or Polartec Neoshell? It’s the biggest question in technical outerwear. So we reviewed two jackets from Mountain Equipment, the Centurion (Neoshell) and the Tupilak (Gore Pro). Same jacket, different fabrics, real answers.

Trip Report (and Guide) to Paddling Veracruz, Mexico

Trip Report (and Guide) to Paddling Veracruz, Mexico

Veracruz, Mexico is a mecca for steep, low-volume creeking, with huge runnable waterfalls. This Guide will tell you exactly how to get there, get around, and where to stay, and the Photo Gallery will show you exactly why it’s so worth the trip.

2014-2015 Dynastar Cham 117

2014-2015 Dynastar Cham 117

The Dynastar Cham 117 is a relatively lightweight pow ski that is most at home in soft conditions and deep conditions.

CAMP Race 290 Crampons

CAMP Race 290 Crampons

We put the CAMP Race 290 through a range of conditions, and found it to be a super lightweight, packable crampon that is perfect for steep, hard-snow climbs.

TREW Vaporizer Pullover

TREW Vaporizer Pullover

If you’re looking for a quality mid-layer with an edgier style and a slightly larger, freeride-inspired fit, the Vaporizer pullover ought to be on your short list.

Astral Rassler Water Shoe

Astral Rassler Water Shoe

The Astral Rassler is an excellent expedition paddling shoe, featuring a slimmer, lower profile design than its competitors.

2013-2014 Spark R&D Magneto Splitboard Bindings

2013-2014 Spark R&D Magneto Splitboard Bindings

Spark R&D’s Magneto binding is the lightest, quickest, and easiest to use splitboard binding we’ve tested to date.

2014-2015 Black Diamond AMPerage

2014-2015 Black Diamond AMPerage

Black Diamond tweaked the AMPerage and positioned it as an outstanding quiver of one. So we put 17 days on it in every condition to see if that’s true.

Marmot Alpha Pro Jacket

Marmot Alpha Pro Jacket

The Marmot Alpha Pro uses Polartech’s newest insulation. It’s a revolutionary fabric designed for high activity levels in cold, dry climates.