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Mammut Blend Hybrid - Soft Shells: Reviews

Mammut Blend Hybrid - Soft Shells: Reviews

A SOFT SHELL ON STEROIDSInstead of storm-shell-vs.-soft-shell controversy, Switzerland-based Mammut gives us a truce: the Blend, which perfectly splits the difference. The hybrid's hood, shoulders,...

Cloudveil Doublet - Hard Shell: Reviews

Cloudveil Doublet - Hard Shell: Reviews

Versatile HybridMuch like the Ruston, the Doublet is a soft/hard shell hybrid. While it's not 100-percent waterproof, it offers up way more protection than your average soft shell. But don't get hung...

Spacecraft Roman - Hats: Reviews

Spacecraft Roman - Hats: Reviews

The acrylic Roman, like all the clothing and accessories from this small, Seattle-based company, is hand-knit in small Balinese villages. spacecraftclothing.com

CamelBak VeloBak - hydration systems: Reviews

Road A hydration shirt? Yes. This three-pocket cycling jersey has an integrated compartment that snugs a 72-ounce reservoir (included) to your back. Some testers were initially skeptical, but...

Marker Duke – Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

Marker Duke Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

Thanks to a DIN of 16, an innovative toe-height adjustment, and a beefy plate underfoot, the new Duke outperforms all other AT bindings on the descent. Or, as one tester put it, "The playing...

Necky Rip - Touring and Sea Kayaks: Reviews

Necky Rip - Touring and Sea Kayaks: Reviews

Best for Beginners One of the hardest things to learn in a kayak is how to go in a straight line. That's why kayaking newbies especially loved this ten-and-a-half-foot plastic boat. It stays...

Aigle Kerwan - clothing/apparel: Reviews

Aigle Kerwan - clothing/apparel: Reviews

With no fewer than eight pockets (three of them zip-pered), adjustable cuffs, and zip-off legs, these quick-drying nylon pants are ideal for any kind of adventure travel. aigleusa.com

Pro-Tec Vigilante Boa - Helmet: Reviews

Pro-Tec Vigilante Boa - Helmet: Reviews

The upper vents are lined with mesh, while the two in front create good airflow—our goggles never fogged up. But our favorite thing about the Vigilante is the Boa fit system. Just spin a knob at...

Westcomb Mojave Hoody - Soft Shells: Reviews

Westcomb Mojave Hoody - Soft Shells: Reviews

SMART AND SIMPLEThe Mojave earned the highest praise a soft shell can get when one tester said, "Awesome. The perfect combination of warmth, weather resistance, and breathability." Credit goes to the...

Stoic eVent Stash - Hard Shell: Reviews

Stoic eVent Stash - Hard Shell: Reviews

Simple SecurityTalk to any jacket designer and he'll tell you the same thing: The more pockets and doodads a waterproof jacket has, the more seams it requires, and thus the more opportunities water...

Smith Grumpy - Hats: Reviews

Smith Grumpy - Hats: Reviews

This acrylic beanie is warm and comfy, yes. But it also sends a message: I may or may not be going sledding. smithoptics.com

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