Tom Price

REI Taku - Jackets: Reviews

REI Taku - Jackets: Reviews

Remember that high school buddy who souped up an old Datsun 510, then went looking for suckers to race? The Taku is his kind of jacket. At first glance this 2005 Gear of the Year pick is just another...

Marmot Essence - Jackets: Reviews

Marmot Essence - Jackets: Reviews

FLYWEIGHT CONTENDERThe seven-ounce Essence is no sissy, thanks to a tough ripstop nylon fabric. The tapered cut keeps excess fabric from flapping—but a little extra material under the arms keeps...

66° North - Jackets: Reviews

66° North - Jackets: Reviews

VIKING-TESTEDThis is virtually the national label of Iceland—and for good reason. When it's raining daggers in Reykjavík, this two-layer piece keeps you bone-dry, thanks to an eVENT...

GoLite Wizard - Jackets: Reviews

GoLite Wizard - Jackets: Reviews

FULLY LOADED FEATHERWEIGHTEven at a pound and some change, this bombproof feature fest is still worthy of the Lite name. Its three-layer Alchemy3 fabric repels mountaintop precip, while flexible side...

Grand Teton National Park

Wander Lost

Next time you're in Grand Teton or Yellowstone national parks, ditch the maps and try a GAPERGUIDE. Available this August, the new GPS-enabled navigator—named after a local slang term for tourists—...

kiteboarding Tarifa

Blown Away

Wind, waves, and siestas—just a few of the reasons to discover Tarifa, Spain

Aspen, Colorado

We Sing the Slopes Fantastic

Our big roundup of supercool North American ski hills serves up 20 rides of your life—and tells you where to kick back in style

Queen of the Dammed

With western drought lowering Lake Powell daily, Glenn Canyon fans dream of going all the way

Self Help

A new, portable search-and-rescue beacon may save dozens of lives—and cause dozens of headaches

Shop Till You Bonk

Hey, brah—at the Camp, Southern California's new outdoor-retail supermall, you can catch big air and fill big bags

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