Justin Nyberg

Gerber Clutch - Knives & Tools: Reviews

At just 2.4 ounces and 2.5 inches when stowed, this microknife conceals some oversize innards: seven tools and a pair of pliers for those on-the-go, clutch repairs. www.gerbergear.com

Saucony Protection Gloves: Gloves Review

SAUCONY's wind-resistant, hunter-orange PROTECTION GLOVES have great features (terry snot wipe, big reflective patch, breathable palm panel, and nifty USB-rechargeable, clip-on light).

Sugoi Helium - Lightweight Jackets: Reviews

Perfectly tailored, ultralight, rustle-free, and, if you opt for the shield-your-eyes neon-green color, unbelievably car-repellent. Translation: It's our favorite do-it-all shell. 3.3 oz; sugoi.com

GoLite El Diablo R.B. - Insulated Jackets: Reviews

The only true skiing-compatible puffy here (removable powder skirt, hood, music port), the Diablo is lined with heat-reflective metal, like a space blanket, for warmth without the Michelin Man bulk....

SmartWool Stagecoach - Base Layers: Reviews

Good for Backcountry This mostly wool-and-nylon button- front was a midlayer before the term "midlayer" existed. Ski with it over a base layer, then wear it with a T-shirt to the bar. smartwool.com

Helly Hansen Mission Down: Insulated Jackets Review

Puff DaddyWe were impressed by how well the Mission's pit zips regulated temperature on a mild midwinter trip to British Columbia, but there was plenty of stuffing (500-fill down) for the most frigid...

Benchmade Salmon - Knives & Tools: Reviews

If you think catch-and-release is too prissy, unholster this seven-inch stainless-steel blade. With a retractable blade guard (which means less handle to get in the way when you're slicing), this...

Kombi Bamboo 4-Way Stretch - Base Layers: Reviews

Good for Backcountry Stretch is right. This super-soft bamboo-and-poly shirt moves like second skin. Bamboo complements the speedy wicking of polyester with natural anti-stink properties. kombisports...

Suunto t3 - Heart-Rate Monitors: Reviews

Along with having every other feature you can imagine (PC connectivity, workout logs, and more), the t3 can detect over- or under-training and help you adjust on the fly. It's the sleekest model here...