Dave Cox

Outdoor Research Luminary Gloves

If you ski mostly in wet snow, like the stuff in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, then you need something waterproof. In drier climes, like the Central Rockies, a water-resistant...

Rab Baltoro Gloves

The Baltoro ranks as our most breathable glove, great for drier climbs and going uphill.

Stoic Forge Gloves

Made mostly from goat leather with a tight cuff, the Forge is impressively warm and tough.

Danner Crater Rim

Trail shoes still fall into two basic categories: (1) heavier-duty, backpacking-boot-inspired high-tops that can handle off-trail travel and have serious ankle support, and (2) lighter-weight low and...

Ecco Colorado

This summertime day hiker can double as a runner in a pinch.

Chaco Bulloo Vade

A hot-weather hiker that can double as your adventure travel shoe.

Salewa MTN Trainer GTX

Deft enough to tempt adventure climbers away from bringing rock shoes on semitechnical routes.

Crispi Monaco GTX

Enough protection to wear well into winter, but they’re a bit warm for quick midsummer jaunts.