Justin Nyberg

The North Face Dogfish - Hydration Packs: Review

Aerated foam backing, mesh shoulder straps, and a two-liter reservoir make this a good summer runner, but check the fit: Some testers found the straps set too far apart for their shoulders. 13 oz;...

Garmin Forerunner 110 - sport watches: Reviews

Front of the PackA GPS watch without compromise. The Forerunner 110 measures distance, heart rate (with $50 strap), and real-time pace. The interface is intuitive, uploading to a computer is easy,...

Pro-Tec Riot: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

It doesn't get much simpler than this. The low-profile Riot has a few small air vents, fleece-lined earflaps, a molded (read sturdier) brim, and that's about it. The earflaps detach too easily. A...

Brooks Element - Lightweight Jackets: Reviews

This luxe jacket has a mesh-lined back vent, three pockets, and an MP3 pouch. It's heavy, but the wind- and water-resistant polyester fabric is breathable enough for a cool-weather run. 10.8 oz;...

Life-Link Guide Shovel - Tools: Reviews

Big. And burly. With its roomy grip, double-pointed aluminum blade, and virtually unbendable shaft, this was our favorite shovel. 40 in extended, 29 in collapsed, 1.8 lbs; life-link.com

Polar FT7 - heart-rate monitors: Reviews

Heart MattersA heart-rate monitor should be both intuitive and powerful. This affordable one does well on both counts, automatically telling you what heart-rate zone you should be aiming for and...

Giro Chapter: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

The Chapter might look like it's short on vents—just four small closable ports up top—but the inside has big circulation channels to let cool air flow around. As with the Smith, dialing in...

Get on Top

The Camp Muir routes up Mount Rainier are all-time classics. Here's what to expect.

Yes You Can: Climb Mount Rainier

It's huge. It's nasty. And it's a beast to get up. But guess what: The summit is worth all the hard work it takes to get there.