Sam Moulton

Black Diamond Verdict – Backcountry Skis: Reviews

Black Diamond Verdict Backcountry Skis: Reviews

1. Black Diamond rolled out an impressive 11 new models this year. But our tele and alpine testers agreed: Of all the new skis we reviewed, the redesigned Verdict was the most versatile, wide enough...

Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek III WRX - cleats: Reviews

Pearl Izumi X-Alp Seek III WRX - cleats: Reviews

Utility Multi-Purpose Marvel A water-resistant, breathable, seamless soft-shell upper, rubberized toe box, and an aggressive ride/hike sole made this a favorite multi-condition shoe, and testers...

Marmot Exum Work Glove - Gloves: Reviews

Marmot Exum Work Glove - Gloves: Reviews

Lightly lined with fleece and reinforced in all the right places, the synthetic/leather Exum won the all-purpose award. Supple but durable goatskin won't crack like hardware store specials. marmot.com

Kombi Bamboo Charcoal - Base Layers: Reviews

Kombi Bamboo Charcoal - Base Layers: Reviews

The inner layer is 100 percent bamboo charcoal, which is naturally antimicrobial, while the outer layer is a poly-and-merino blend. Upshot: It's surprisingly warm for its weight, and I couldn't stink...

Black Diamond Titan - Lanterns: Reviews

Black Diamond Titan - Lanterns: Reviews

New-School LanternYour old propane-powered lantern might have sentimental value. But it's also fragile and high-maintenance. That's why we like the Titan. It runs on four D batteries, is bright...

Völkl M Rock – Backcountry Skis: Reviews

Völkl M Rock Backcountry Skis: Reviews

Built on the same chassis as Völkl's bestselling alpine ski, the Mantra, the M Rock is lighter (there's no metal in it), and its wood/PU core makes it slightly less forgiving—and more...

Shimano SH-MT22 - cleats: Reviews

Shimano SH-MT22 - cleats: Reviews

Utility For Town or Country Need a tour-ready, highly walkable shoe that delivers stiffness and a grabby tread pattern—and is also pretty styling? Here you go. The tough leather upper took...

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