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Mammut Twilight Twin Rope

Mammut Twilight Twin Rope

The 7.5mm Mammut Twilight is a prime example of a modern, lightweight twin/half rope, making it one of the most effective tools available to alpine climbers.

2014-2015 Nordica OMW

2014-2015 Nordica OMW

The new 181cm Nordica OMW is a versatile park ski, and we’ll tell you exactly how it stacks up to some of the most popular skis in the category.

Astral Brewer Water Shoe

Astral Brewer Water Shoe

The redesigned Brewer has proven to be a simple, lightweight paddling shoe that offers just as much comfort as it does grip with Astral’s new G.14 rubber outsole.

2014-2015 Dalbello KR 2 Kryzma I.D.

2014-2015 Dalbello KR 2 Kryzma I.D.

If you are an aggressive female skier looking for a high-performance alpine boot, the Dalbello Kryzma is well worth considering.

Trip Report: Whistler Blackcomb

Trip Report: Whistler Blackcomb

We sent a team of reviewers to Whistler, BC, to test trail and DH bikes on some of the best trails in the world. Here’s a recap and photo gallery.

Alpinestars Alps Kevlar Knee Guard

Alpinestars Alps Kevlar Knee Guard

The Alpinestars Alps Kevlar is a reasonably priced, middle-of-the-road option between heavy duty plastic knee/shinguards, and lightweight, flexible knee pads.

Blister Gear Giveaway

Blister Gear Giveaway

Win one of two helmets from POC in our latest Giveaway.

Adidas Terrex Solo

Adidas Terrex Solo

The Adidas Terrex Solo is a cushy, comfortable shoe that occupies a position between light/breathable and stocky/durable approach shoes.

The New American Road Trip Mixtape

The New American Road Trip Mixtape

Semi-Rad.com’s Brendan Leonard wrote a book about life’s big questions, climbing, ditching your routine, and living out of your car. While the book is only a semi-success, it’s certainly worth your time.

Trip Report: Rocklands, South Africa

Trip Report: Rocklands, South Africa

Rocklands, South Africa is every boulderers dream – it’s like Hueco Tanks, Joe’s Valley, and Bishop all mixed together. Here’s our trip report and guide to climbing in Rocklands.

Preview: Yeti SB5c

Preview: Yeti SB5c

Yeti debuts a 2015 trail bike with a unique suspension design. Promising features and unanswered questions abound.

Speedgoat—the Toughest 50k in the USA

Speedgoat—the Toughest 50k in the USA

Saturday, the toughest 50k in the U.S. is going down at Snowbird Ski Resort. It’s called the Speedgoat, and Karl Meltzer (who’s won more 100-mile trail races than anyone) is once again hosting the event. We talked with Karl about the race and about the current state of Ultra.

SCARPA Instinct VS

SCARPA Instinct VS

For bouldering or technical face climbing, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better shoe than the SCARPA Instinct VS.

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 2

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 2

SRAM’s new X1 is lighter, cleaner, and shifts better than 2×10 systems, and it’s currently the most affordable 11-speed drivetrain available.

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 1

SRAM X1 Drivetrain, Part 1

SRAM’s new X1 group isn’t just another 1×11 drivetrain, it’s a system poised to impact the whole industry. Here’s why.

2nd Look: La Sportiva TC Pro

2nd Look: La Sportiva TC Pro

Joe Mills evaluates the La Sportiva TC Pro in its native environment—technical trad climbing and big days.

Bike Racks 101

Bike Racks 101

Roof, hitch, or strap-on bike rack? Each style has its pros and cons, some of which aren’t obvious. So before you waste your money, check out the Blister guide to choosing the right rack.

Suspension 201: Basic Setup

Suspension 201: Basic Setup

We’ve covered basic concepts of suspension, now we’ll show you how to maximize performance and comfort on the bike.

Cold Cold World Chernobyl Backpack

Cold Cold World Chernobyl Backpack

The Cold Cold World Chernobyl is a fully customizable, well-built pack. And more than three years of testing have proven it to be really damn durable, too.