Megan Michelson

Native Throttle - Sunglasses: Reviews

The Throttle pulls off a rather nifty trick: In addition to being superlight—they weigh less than a pack of Gu Energy Gel—the grippy temples also make them the most comfortable glasses here...

I/O Ibrox Polo – Base Layer: Reviews

Look good, smell good: In addition to being sensible (moisture-wicking and stink-free), this buttery, 100 percent merino polo is also pretty stylish. iobiocompatibles.com

Backcountry Access Snow Saw – Knives: Reviews

Whether you're cutting blocks to build a snow shelter or testing slope stability, this light and compact (12-inch) metal saw won't let you down—it's durable enough to cut through wood or ice....

SmartWool Combo Crew – Base Layer: Reviews

The contrast stitching looks cool, but we picked this top because, thanks to its construction (lighter-weight merino on the back and sleeves), it breathes like a champ in the backcountry. smartwool....

Bollé Serpent - Sunglasses: Reviews

The Serpent is stylish enough for casual wear, but thanks to its wraparound shape and nonslip rubber temples, it hugged tight even on the bumpiest of singletrack. bolle.com

Games On

At these sports events, the crowd always goes wild

Lake Effect

With big snow, bright skies, and steep terrain, Lake Tahoe beckons the diehards.

Step Right In

Lose the clunky leash with this revolutionary (and releasable) tele binding

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Erin Snow Morgen Coat

Well Heeled

Like a lot of telemarkers, Nick DeVore crochets his own hats, studies Eastern philosophy, and worries about his carbon footprint (last summer he worked at an organic-veggie stand in Aspen). Unlike a...

Jason Mendez

SENIOR DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER, TESLA MOTORS

High Points

Get a lift with the best new peak-bagging gear

Bombing the Alps

It took hundreds of years and the heavy-heeled stomping of thousands of trekkers. Now some 30,000 miles of trails high in the Swiss Alps are finally packed down, buffed out, and ready for their true...

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