Sam Moulton

Marmot Stormlight - Rain Jackets: Reviews

Marmot Stormlight - Rain Jackets: Reviews

EXCELS IN ALL CONDITIONSFrom paddling in Wisconsin to backpacking in New Mexico to skiing in British Columbia, the Stormlight was a tester favorite everywhere we took it, in wind, rain, and snow. The...

SureFire Saint Minimus - Headlamps: Reviews

SureFire Saint Minimus - Headlamps: Reviews

Tough GuyIt's a little bit shorter-lived than similarly bright headlamps (1.5 hours at its 100-lumen max), but it's also much more durable. That's because, while most lights are housed in plastic,...

Kuat Trail Doc - Car Racks: Reviews

Kuat Trail Doc - Car Racks: Reviews

Mobile Repair StandThis is a pretty smart add-on. By using one of the four adapters (price includes one), you can easily turn your Saris, Yakima, Thule, or, of course, Kuat hitch-mount rack into a...

Thule Raceway - Car Racks: Reviews

Thule Raceway - Car Racks: Reviews

The Trunk Rack, EvolvedI've never been a big fan of trunk-mount racks—the clips and straps loosen and need to be tightened or, worse, scratch your car. The brand-new Raceway is different; it...

Scarpa T-Race – Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Scarpa T-Race Backcountry Boots: Reviews

With four buckles and a dual-density shell, Scarpa's top-of-the-line T-Race is basically an alpine boot with a bellow. This year, it's been upgraded to include Scarpa's signature...

Petzl E+Lite - Lanterns & Headlamps: Reviews

We took this mini-lamp everywhere—hiking, paddling, road-tripping—because it weighs an ounce, has several modes (including a red LED for night vision), and, thanks to a highly adjustable...

L.L. Bean Storm Chaser - Footwear : Reviews

L.L. Bean Storm Chaser - Footwear : Reviews

They're waterproof. The outsoles are specifically designed for increased traction on wet surfaces. And they fit and feel like running shoes. In other words, they're like your old clunky duck boots,...

Ground Virtual - Rain Jackets: Reviews

Ground Virtual - Rain Jackets: Reviews

VERSATILE PERFORMER"It's super-comfortable, looks cool, and beat back steady rain for hours," said one tester, summing up the Virtual's virtues. In a category that has never been known for sleek...

Marmot Super Mica - Hard Shell: Reviews

Marmot Super Mica - Hard Shell: Reviews

You might not recognize all the new jacket ingredients these days, but the main courses remain the same. There are still waterproof-breathable hard shells for full-on deluges, breathable and stretchy...

Merrell Encore Chill Slide – Footwear: Reviews

Merrell Encore Chill Slide – Footwear: Reviews

Lounging around the condo? The Chill's sheepskin lining and wool-fleece footbed are as slipperlike as a shoe gets. Have to shovel out the car? They're also available in a mid-height boot version, the...

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