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Is a sweater or vest better for long hikes?

I'm doing the John Muir Trail this summer and am trying to decide between a down sweater (like the Rab Microlight Alpine jacket) or a down vest (like the...

Spring Break

Wild weather makes the next couple of months the hardest time of the year to plan an adventure. To help you out, we've worked up game plans for all kinds of conditions. Your job? Just check the...

Marathon Training Plan

A week-by-week routine to prepare you for the 2010 New York City Marathon.

Canis Soup

When a young woman is killed by coyotes on a busy trail in broad daylight, how worried should we be?

How can I protect my face from the cold?

As a newcomer to a cold climate, I've found several outdoor sports I enjoy. I've figured out how to keep my body and digits warm, but my face gets so cold it goes numb and my eyeballs feel like they'll freeze in their sockets. I've gotten a mild case of frostbite on my face. How can I keep my face warm and protected?