Sam Moulton

Life-Link Guide Pole - Poles: Reviews

Life-Link Guide Pole - Poles: Reviews

If someone forgets or breaks their avalanche probe, these are great insurance. Pop off the baskets, screw the shafts together, and you've got a six-foot probe. Bummer: The mechanism that adjusts...

Black Diamond Mesa - Camping Tents: Reviews

Black Diamond Mesa - Camping Tents: Reviews

BEST ALL-AROUNDERPardon our bluntness, but testers were unanimous: This tent has its shit together. How? The weight-to-space ratio is outstanding, the design simple and effective, and the protection...

Patagonia Boaris - Footwear : Reviews

Patagonia Boaris - Footwear : Reviews

Don't let the laid-back, skate-shoe looks fool you. With sturdy Vibram outsoles and tough, water-resistant uppers, the Boaris are meant to double as your lightweight hikers. patagonia.com

SureFire Saint Minimus - Headlamps: Reviews

SureFire Saint Minimus - Headlamps: Reviews

Tough GuyIt's a little bit shorter-lived than similarly bright headlamps (1.5 hours at its 100-lumen max), but it's also much more durable. That's because, while most lights are housed in plastic,...

Kuat Trail Doc - Car Racks: Reviews

Kuat Trail Doc - Car Racks: Reviews

Mobile Repair StandThis is a pretty smart add-on. By using one of the four adapters (price includes one), you can easily turn your Saris, Yakima, Thule, or, of course, Kuat hitch-mount rack into a...

Garmont Endorphin – Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Garmont Endorphin Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Stiff plastic and a double-injected cuff afford alpine-boot-like downhill performance, but thanks to a walk mode it feels like an alpine-touring boot on the way up. 8.3 lbs; garmontusa.com...

Arc'teryx Gamma LT - Clothing/Apparal: Reviews

Arc'teryx Gamma LT - Clothing/Apparal: Reviews

These lightweight do-it-all pants repel a drizzle and dry quickly if soaked. The slightly tapered fit doesn't flap around in the wind, and the soft chamois-trimmed waist belt is a welcome bonus....

Garmont Ener-G – Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Garmont Ener-G – Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Three-density, lace-up thermomoldable liners and efficient walking mode make skinning up comfortable and effortless, yet it's plenty stiff and powerful to drive big boards like the Sickbirds. 7.9...

Scott Tartan - Poles: Reviews

Scott Tartan - Poles: Reviews

The Tartan's ergonomic grips are the most comfortable of any here, and the aircraft-grade aluminum should stand up to years of abuse. scottusa.com

Big Agnes Big House 4 - Camping Tents: Reviews

Big Agnes Big House 4 - Camping Tents: Reviews

BARGAIN BASE CAMPERWe packed a family of five into this spacious dome, and no one had to jostle for room. Its 65 square feet of floor space and five-foot eight-inch ceiling height feel castlelike if...

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