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    2017-2018 Scott Superguide 105

    The Scott Superguide 105 has all the ingredients of a powerful backcountry & mountaineering ski, and it shares a...

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    How to Layer for Different Activities & Climates

    What’s the best way to dress for ski touring when it’s sunny and hot? Alpine climbing in mixed conditions?...

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    Patagonia Descensionist 40L Pack

    Based on Patagonia’s mountaineering-oriented Ascensionist packs, the new Descensionist 40L features a similarly minimalist profile, some ski-specific features, and...

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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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    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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    New Tech — Down “Fabric”?

    Eddie Bauer’s new midlayer — and the insulation it utilizes — is a significant departure from traditional down jackets.

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    New Tech & Trends in Outerwear (Ep.49)

    We talk to Blister's outerwear editor, Sam Shaheen, about the most important new tech & trends in apparel; how...

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    Mammut Zephir Altitude Harness

    The Mammut Zephir Altitude Harness is a very light and packable harness that's great on glaciers or easy alpine...

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    2017-2018 G3 SENDr 112

    The G3 SENDr 112 is supposed to be a hard-charging, backcountry ski. So how serious of a ski is...

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    2017-2018 G3 Scala LT Skins

    G3 has updated their deep-snow-oriented Scala skin to cut weight. So how does the new Scala LT perform, and...

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    Outdoor Research Ascendant Hoody

    There is a paradigm shift happening in insulation, and the Outdoor Research Ascendant Hoody employs one of the most...

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    2017-2018 Scarpa Maestrale RS

    Scarpa has updated one of the most popular touring boots on the market, the Maestrale RS, and they're claiming...

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    The North Face FuseForm Dolomiti 1/4 Zip Hoodie

    The North Face Dolomiti is one of our favorite mid layers due to its combination of warmth + breathability...

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    Patagonia Ascensionist 35 Pack

    The Patagonia Ascensionist 35 is an excellent - though specialized - mountaineering pack.

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    Petzl Sum’Tec Ice Axe

    While the Petzl Sum'Tec ice axe performs very well, we were left with a few questions.

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    Patagonia Levitation Hoody

    The Patagonia Levitation Hoody is designed for high-output ice and mixed climbs, but also functions well as a highly-breathable...

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    The North Face Summit L4 Jacket

    The North Face Summit Series L4 Jacket combines a great fit and intelligent insulation into an extremely impressive mid...

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    The North Face Summit Series L5 Shell Pants

    Our outerwear expert calls The North Face's Summit Series L5 pant, "the most beautiful piece of outerwear I have...

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    Marmot Alpha Pro Jacket

    After more than 50 days of testing, the Marmot Alpha Pro continues to impress. If you're in the market...

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    Ortovox SwissWool Light Tec Vest

    If you're looking for an eco-friendly vest that uses wool for insulation, check out the Ortovox SwissWool Light Tec.

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