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Arc’teryx Elaho and Calvus Caps

Trying to find the perfect hat for outdoor adventures is a tough job. Some are too hot, some too heavy, some don’t fit right. Don’t head to the trail without [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell April 3, 2019

Arc’teryx Gamma LT Short Review

“I’ve actually thought about taking my old Gamma Hiking pants and turning them into shorts” our gear tester said when they got these new Gamma LT Shorts. “I love the [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell April 1, 2019

Salomon S/LAB Boots

“You need to try these boots” I was told over and over again when looking for a new set of Backcountry touring boots. After trying every stiff boot in the [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell March 10, 2019

G3 Zed Bindings

We keep hearing from friends to try the new G3 ZED bindings, so this autumn we replaced our Dynafit bindings with a new pair of G3 ZEDs. There is a [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell March 7, 2019

G3 Findr 102 Skis Review

“Wow” I said after my first descent on the new G3 FINDr 102 skis. These skis are light, nimble and responsive, making them an excellent all-around touring skis. After 15 [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell February 23, 2019

MSR Evo Ascent Snowshoes

There are plenty entry-level snowshoes out there, but the MSR Evo Ascent stand out from the pack. We’ve snowshoed with these snowshoes all over the Rockies this winter, and we’re [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell February 18, 2019

Black Diamond Absolute Powder Mitts

When it’s so cold even the thermometer has frozen over, gloves like the Black Diamond Absolute Mitts are essential part of your kit. These are the perfect mitt if you [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell February 12, 2019

G3 Cabrio Avalanche Air Bag

The more you venture into the mountains, the more your risk of getting caught in an avalanche. Carrying an avalanche air bag like the G3 Cabrio can help keep you [...]

Gear By Richard Campbell February 10, 2019

How to Choose The Right Pair of Snowshoes

If you’re normally a hiker, but want to continue getting outside in winter, the best thing you can buy is an avalanche safety course and a pair of snowshoes. This [...]

Gear By Lynn W. January 25, 2019

Icebreaker BodyfitZONE Base Layers Review

Icebreaker delivers another great base layer in the new BodyfitZONE 200 series. No surprises here, which is just what we like in a baselayer. Disclosure: This post contains references to [...]

Gear By Lynn W. November 27, 2018