Kevin Kennedy

Eesa Odium - Base Layer: Reviews

Few base layers make the transition from chairlift to barstool like this moisture-wicking, antimicrobial button-down.

Palmer Timeless - Snowboards: Reviews

SAFE AT ANY SPEEDWith its cap sidewall construction, the Timeless dishes up supersmooth, chatter-free turns at any speed. But it likes to rip, too. At higher velocity, Palmer's FLF technology (which...

Patagonia Go-fer - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

With its open-neck design and side vents, this polyester/organic- cotton shirt cools you down in the hottest climates. The fabric blend feels great against your skin and dries faster than all-cotton...

686 Smarty UZI Pant - Pants: Reviews

This two-in-one combo conceals a zip-in fleece track pant that serves as a midlayer on cold days and an instant lounger back at the condo. Also hidden within: a binding wrench that doubles as a...

Flow Quantum - Snowboards: Reviews

A SOFTY WITH GUTSThis true twin spins like a top with incredible control, but thanks to its predictable flex and soft feel, it's an extremely forgiving board—and a great choice for intermediates...

Arc'teryx Motive Polo - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

They should have called this the Yosemite polo: It travels well from the high country to the Ahwahnee dining room. The fabric's weave gives the moisture-wicking poly/cotton number just enough stretch...

Pow Assault - Gloves: Reviews

With goatskin palms, waterproof-breathable fabric, and the perfect amount of insulation, these gloves provide the best of both worlds: warmth and dexterity.

Nidecker Random - Snowboards: Reviews

STIFF AND STABLEOn paper, the 154 demo model we were sent should've been too short for most of our testers. But this true twin proved to be surprisingly stable at speed. "It felt longer and stronger...

Holden Klein Eco Jacket - Mid-weight Jacket: Reviews

Old-school cool meets new-school green in the lightweight Klein, made in part with recycled polyester. Wear it with just a base layer on mild spring days. Or around town all fall.

Salomon Sick Stick - Snowboards: Reviews

FOR POWDER AND PARKBy replacing layers of fiberglass and resin with structural bamboo veneers, Salomon has figured out how to make a board that's a bit healthier for the planet—and, of course,...

Rudy Project Actyum - Helmets: Reviews

The super-svelte, 8.8-ounce Actyum has two interchang-eable pads, one with a mesh protective net that aligns with the front vents to keep bugs from splattering your noggin.

Columbia Belize II - Clothing/Apparel: Reviews

With a razor-siped, sticky gum-rubber outsole for traction on slick decks, and rustproof hardware to combat corrosive saltwater, this shoe is right at home on a boat in, say, Belize.

DC Allegiance - Snowboard Boots: Reviews

With rigid lateral support and external heel reinforcements, this boot is made for all-mountain pounding. Bonus: The Cold Temperature Rubber on the sole hardens for better traction at temps below 33...


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