Good for Trail With its offset zipper, textured pattern, and athletic cut, this soft, recycled-polyester puffer has big-city looks. It's no slouch in the backcountry, though, thanks to 850-fill down...
Don't fret about shortsa breezy fabric, supportive liner, and pocket, like those on Patagonia'sseven-inch-inseam Long Haul Runners shorts, and you're out the door. patagonia.com
Town CrossoverStuff the synthetically insulated Guise into one of its pockets andvoilàit's a U-shaped travel pillow. Though the DWR coating and pit zips give it a bit of technical...
A three-ounce jacket with a hood? Believe it. This water-resistant featherweight trims grams with a half-zip and paper-thin ripstop nylon fabric. It's less breathable than others here but offers...
THE NORTH FACE's slim-fitting APEX CLIMATEBLOCK FULL ZIP JACKET, is all wind- and slushproof panels except the stretchy sides and forearms.
Most coated nylon shells are windproof saunas. Here, moisture buildup is minor in cool weather, and two front vents control airflow so you don't have to unzip every five minutes. 3.8 oz; nike.com
Jimmy Odén's new ski-mountaineering bible is so comprehensive366 pages on route finding, equipment, avalanche safety, etc.we'd shelve it next to Mountaineering: The Freedom of the...
It's huge. It's nasty. And it's a beast to get up. But guess what: The summit is worth all the hard work it takes to get there.
A waffle recipe from endurance athlete Mike Kloser.
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There's the gear you want, and there's the gear you need. After much internal debate, we present the 25 products every guy should own.
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Leadville 100 champion, David Wiens, shares his recipe for Blackened Salmon with Potatoes and Spinach salad.
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A new film sees Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding attempt to re-create the ill-fated 1924 Mallory expedition and solve the oldest mystery on Everest.