Sam Moulton

Marker Duke – Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

Marker Duke Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

Thanks to a DIN of 16, an innovative toe-height adjustment, and a beefy plate underfoot, the new Duke outperforms all other AT bindings on the descent. Or, as one tester put it, "The playing...

Necky Rip - Touring and Sea Kayaks: Reviews

Necky Rip - Touring and Sea Kayaks: Reviews

Best for Beginners One of the hardest things to learn in a kayak is how to go in a straight line. That's why kayaking newbies especially loved this ten-and-a-half-foot plastic boat. It stays...

Aigle Kerwan - clothing/apparel: Reviews

Aigle Kerwan - clothing/apparel: Reviews

With no fewer than eight pockets (three of them zip-pered), adjustable cuffs, and zip-off legs, these quick-drying nylon pants are ideal for any kind of adventure travel. aigleusa.com

Pro-Tec Vigilante Boa - Helmet: Reviews

Pro-Tec Vigilante Boa - Helmet: Reviews

The upper vents are lined with mesh, while the two in front create good airflow—our goggles never fogged up. But our favorite thing about the Vigilante is the Boa fit system. Just spin a knob at...

Leatherman Squirt PS4 - Multi-Tools: Reviews

Leatherman Squirt PS4 - Multi-Tools: Reviews

Pinch HitterWith nine tools (pliers, scissors, two screwdrivers, etc.), this tough little keychain-ready steel number is perfect for all those times a full-size multitool would be excessive....

Mammut Blend Hybrid - Soft Shells: Reviews

Mammut Blend Hybrid - Soft Shells: Reviews

A SOFT SHELL ON STEROIDSInstead of storm-shell-vs.-soft-shell controversy, Switzerland-based Mammut gives us a truce: the Blend, which perfectly splits the difference. The hybrid's hood, shoulders,...

Cloudveil Doublet - Hard Shell: Reviews

Cloudveil Doublet - Hard Shell: Reviews

Versatile HybridMuch like the Ruston, the Doublet is a soft/hard shell hybrid. While it's not 100-percent waterproof, it offers up way more protection than your average soft shell. But don't get hung...

Smith Grumpy - Hats: Reviews

Smith Grumpy - Hats: Reviews

This acrylic beanie is warm and comfy, yes. But it also sends a message: I may or may not be going sledding. smithoptics.com

Gordini Vector Glove - Gloves: Reviews

Gordini Vector Glove - Gloves: Reviews

Thanks to a smart combination of wool and synthetic insulation, the leather-palmed and waterproof Vector kept our fingers toasty in single-digit temps. gordini.com

Smartkat Smartkat - Sail Boats: Reviews

Smartkat Smartkat - Sail Boats: Reviews

Packable Sailboat "I can hardly believe it," remarked one tester, "but it really does sail like a legit boat." That pretty much sums up our take on the inflatable Smartkat. It...

Prana Stretch Zion - clothing/apparel: Reviews

Prana Stretch Zion - clothing/apparel: Reviews

Thanks to a double layer of material on the knee, these quick-drying and stretchy nylon pants are up for every-thing from canoeing to climbing. prana.com Bonus: Available in two inseam lengths.

Black Diamond Gizmo - Lanterns & Headlamps: Reviews

Black Diamond Gizmo - Lanterns & Headlamps: Reviews

For easy camp duty—reading, washing dishes, re-staking the rain fly in the middle of the night—the AAA-powered Gizmo is a bargain. Three tiltable LEDs provide plenty of light for the price...

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