Gear Reviews

La Sportiva Nepal Cube GTX, mountaineering boot
Dawn Brintall
Whether you’re travelling across glacial crevasses or kicking ice in Hyalite Canyon, the La Sportiva Nepal Cube GTX is the lightwei Read more >>
Review: Salewa Ortles Hybrid Tirolwool Celliant
Melissa Doar
The Salewa Ortles Hybrid Tirolwool Celliant women’s jacket is designed for warmth, breathabil Read more >>
Review: Schnee's Kestrel
Chris McCarthy
When I got my Kestrel boots from Schnee’s, I pulled them straight out of the box and went on a 25-mile backpack. Read more >>
Review: Hill People Runner's Kit
Chris McCarthy
I wanted a chest pack to carry my .410 pistol while trail running—not for protection, but for mountain grouse my dog and I stumble across. Read more >>
Review: Redington Prowler
Mike England
Like other frugal fishermen, I refused to replace my beloved wading boots, instead modifying them with sheet-metal screws, duct tape, and other jury-rigging, season after slippery season. Read more >>
Review: Nemo Spike
Mike England
Nothing beats chasing elk through the high country—and nothing’s worse than being caught in a nasty squall five miles from camp. Read more >>
Review: Zenbivy Bed 23
David Tucker
When I opened Zenbivy’s ultralight sleep system and saw instructions for a video tutorial, I was skeptical. Why do I need instructions to sleep? Read more >>
Review: Lowa Aerox
Simon Peterson
The Aerox GTX Lo Surround is a multifunctional trail shoe that combines Gore’s Surround concept with Lowa’s direct-injection midsole ventilation channels to give the foot 360 degrees of breathability. Read more >>
Review: Gregory Swift 20 H20
Danielle McCarthy
Gregory’s Swift 20 H2O women’s daypack includes a three-liter water bladder that fits in a s Read more >>
Review: Nikon Laserforce
Brian England
Nikon’s LaserForce rangefinder binos aren’t just techie-gear masturbation. Read more >>
Review: MSR Hubba Tour
David Tucker
MSR’s Hubba Hubba is a backpacker favorite. But what if you want to go light, fast, and long without sacrificing features?  Read more >>
Review: Camp Chef Rainier
Angie Mangels
With the compact and efficient Rainier two-burner stove from Camp Chef, a hot beverage on a chilly morning i Read more >>
Review: Alpenfuel Summit Snack Box
Mike England
In this age of infinite information and unlimited choices, curation is paramount—and food is no exception. Read more >>
Review: Dakine Ranger 60L
David Tucker
Before hitting the road for a powder-chasing road-trip, grab a Ranger 60L duffle from Dakine. Read more >>
Review: Pearl Izumi Versa
Wangmo Tenzing
The Pearl iZUMi Versa Quilted Hoodie is Read more >>
Review: Petzl Bindi
David Tucker
From dawn patrol to post-work dog walks, the Bindi from Petzl hasn’t left my pocket since I got it. And why would it? Read more >>
Review: Pieps Micro
Mike England
If you’re due—or overdue—to upgrade your transceiver, check out the PIEPS Micro, a compact, easy-t Read more >>
Review: Smith Quantum
David Tucker
Two seasons ago, when skiing through some trees, I cracked my helmet colliding with an overhanging branch. I wasn’t going that fast, and its flimsiness was disconcerting. Read more >>
Review: Gregory Praxus 45L
Wangmo Tenzing
Whether you’re going home for a weekend, traveling abroad for a month, or taking a road trip across the country, you’re going to need a pack that is functional and efficient. Read more >>
Pearl iZUMi Elite WxB Pant
Wangmo Tenzing
Fall in Bozeman is unpredictable, but with Pearl iZUMi’s Elite WxB Read more >>
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