Justin Nyberg

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...

Merrell Burst - Lightweight Jackets: Reviews

Perforated side panels let out steam nicely, while a hem drawstring, an extra-tall collar, and soft chin padding help seal out the chill. 5.9 oz; merrell.comBonus: Low-key style is coffee-shop...

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...

Arc'Teryx Sabre SV: Hard Shells Review

Quiet, slightly stretchy GoreTex fabric. A simple cinchable powder skirt. Smooth-tracking waterproof pit zip. A truly helmet-compatible hood with great periphery visibility. While other hard shells...

CamelBak M.U.L.E. - Hydration Packs: Review

With four easy-access storage pockets, a water-resistant iPod pouch, and a three-liter reservoir guaranteed against punctures for life, this updated classic is a smart pack for long rides and hikes....

Sugoi Speedster 2 - Base Layers: Reviews

Good for Backcountry Sugoi consistently churns out some of the best running apparel, and this midweight synthetic base layer—with built-in hood, integrated mitts, and half-zip for venting—...

Columbia Powder Bowl Parka: Insulated Jackets Review

TwoferThe big selling point here is obvious: You get both a warm, burly ski shell plus a thick, synthetically insulated sweater that can be zipped in to boost the warmth. Both jackets are constructed...

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