Wear these wool-and-suede boots with a skirt to show off the Scandinavian-influenced knit collars, which can be rolled down (as pictured) to create warmer-weather ankle boots. salomon-sports.com
Thanks to the hydrophilic rubber at the nose and temples, the ultralight Stradas were our favorite choice for trail running and mountain biking. tifosioptics.com
As light on your wallet as it is in your pocket, this tiny headlamp still delivers two beams (spot or wide), a comfortable strap, and six-angle adjustability. 2 oz; bdel.com
Good for Resort Four years ago, Mervin Manufacturing (the owner of Lib Tech and Gnu) introduced so-called multiple sidecutand turned the industry on its head. Instead of one continuous sidecut...
Soft, quick-dry nylon makes this flattering knee-length dress the perfect thing to throw on after a sweaty yoga class. patagonia.com
The inner shearling couldn't be softer and the tread couldn't be steadier on icy sidewalks. Aspen-bound? Do like the celebs and tuck in your jeans. tecnicausa.com
Our favorite: The Apollo is bright (three watts), compact (can-of-soup-size when collapsed), and easy on the eyes (you press a button to dim it). 11.1 oz; bdel.com
WHERE TO USE IT: The best surf road trip begins in San Diego and heads north. Start mellow, with the friendly Tourmaline break, in Pacific Beach. Camp on the bluffs at San Onofre overlooking Old Man'...
It's finally full-blown summerand you're amped to make the most of it. We're with you: Here are our picks for this season's best gearand where to take it.
Scenario: El Niño Boils the Pacific Spring on the Kailua-Kona side of Hawaii's Big Island usually brings thick humidity and low surf. But in El Niño years, trade winds are often pushed south,...
Here are the answers to the Me Talk Snowboard One Day quiz: 1. B 2. A 3. B 4. C 5. A
Last winter, snowboarder Shaun White, 23, spent some time riding a clandestine halfpipe"the best ever"built just for him behind Colorado's Silverton Mountain. Known as Project X and funded by Red...
A crash-course quiz on the slanguage you'll hear blaring over the halfpipe (or, rather, "stunt ditch") in Vancouver.
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