Justin Nyberg

Bright Lights

Surefire, known for making indestructible, blind-your-buddy flashlights, is launching a new line for your noggin. Its first-ever headlamp, the Saint, cranks out 100 lumens (twice that of average...

How to Build a Bomber Anchor

To set up your own anchor for a climbing top rope (or slackline, or car stuck in a ditch), all you need is a 20-foot piece of webbing, a carabiner, and a tree.

Trail-Running Gear Essentials

1. SHELL MontBell's Mistral Parka is a hooded squall shield that vents well enough for sweaty runs and packs down to a softball-size bundle. $110; montbell.com 2. SUNGLASSES The new VR50 lenses in...

The Goods: Road-Race Day

1. BROOKS INFINITI JACKET The billboard-size logo on the back will make you feel like a pro during warm-ups, while reflective touches make it great for chilly dusk workouts. $100; brooksrunning.com...

Hut Check

Eight new tools to help you make the most of your next backcountry foray

The Fast & the Fit

Put that weekly jog to rest and take your training to a new level with our guide to technique, gear, and recovery

DIY Foot Diagnosis

Shoes are the only pieces of gear runners are allowed to obsess about. It's essential to get fitted at a specialty running store, where the staff can analyze your gait to make sure you're getting...

Smart Probe

Make avalanche rescues faster—and increase survival odds—with this high-tech tool

City Slicker

Escape from New York (and nine other big cities) with these 40 fast adventures


Six high-octane sports drinks

Drink Responsibly

Groundbreaking new research shows there's a better way to fill your tank


1. Sunglasses » No sweat streaks, no sunscreen smudges, no frames blocking peripheral vision. Runners won't find a better pair of sunglasses than OAKLEY's Gear of the Year–winning Radars. $155–$...