Sam Moulton

Thule Raceway - Car Racks: Reviews

Thule Raceway - Car Racks: Reviews

The Trunk Rack, EvolvedI've never been a big fan of trunk-mount racks—the clips and straps loosen and need to be tightened or, worse, scratch your car. The brand-new Raceway is different; it...

Scarpa T-Race – Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Scarpa T-Race Backcountry Boots: Reviews

With four buckles and a dual-density shell, Scarpa's top-of-the-line T-Race is basically an alpine boot with a bellow. This year, it's been upgraded to include Scarpa's signature...

Petzl E+Lite - Lanterns & Headlamps: Reviews

We took this mini-lamp everywhere—hiking, paddling, road-tripping—because it weighs an ounce, has several modes (including a red LED for night vision), and, thanks to a highly adjustable...

L.L. Bean Storm Chaser - Footwear : Reviews

L.L. Bean Storm Chaser - Footwear : Reviews

They're waterproof. The outsoles are specifically designed for increased traction on wet surfaces. And they fit and feel like running shoes. In other words, they're like your old clunky duck boots,...

Ground Virtual - Rain Jackets: Reviews

Ground Virtual - Rain Jackets: Reviews

VERSATILE PERFORMER"It's super-comfortable, looks cool, and beat back steady rain for hours," said one tester, summing up the Virtual's virtues. In a category that has never been known for sleek...

Marmot Super Mica - Hard Shell: Reviews

Marmot Super Mica - Hard Shell: Reviews

You might not recognize all the new jacket ingredients these days, but the main courses remain the same. There are still waterproof-breathable hard shells for full-on deluges, breathable and stretchy...

Merrell Encore Chill Slide – Footwear: Reviews

Merrell Encore Chill Slide – Footwear: Reviews

Lounging around the condo? The Chill's sheepskin lining and wool-fleece footbed are as slipperlike as a shoe gets. Have to shovel out the car? They're also available in a mid-height boot version, the...

GSI Outdoors 12

GSI Outdoors 12

If you really want to impress, bake a cake, cinnamon rolls, or a lasagna in GSI Outdoors' aluminum 12" Hard Anodized Dutch Oven. gsioutdoors.com

Naxo NX21 – Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

Naxo NX21 Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

With an alpine-style toe piece, a DIN of 13, and a heel lock to prevent an inadvertent switch to touring mode, the Naxo is ideal for aggressive big-mountain skiers. In touring mode, a smartly...

Yakima SkyBox LoPro Titanium - Car Racks: Reviews

Yakima SkyBox LoPro Titanium - Car Racks: Reviews

Top BoxIt's pricey, yes, but it's also the Rolls-Royce of rocket boxes. The sleek design helps decrease wind drag and preserve gas mileage, yet its 15 cubic feet of storage still easily fits five...

Garmont Shaman – Backcountry Boots: Reviews

Garmont Shaman Backcountry Boots: Reviews

A high cuff and fixed spine make the Shaman every bit as stiff as the best alpine freeride boots on the market. But because it comes with two soles—one ISO alpine and one rockered, ski-...

Black Diamond Whippet Self-Arrest - Poles: Reviews

Black Diamond Whippet Self-Arrest - Poles: Reviews

Chute fiends: This classic self-arrest pole has been redesigned with a non-removable (i.e., more confidence-inspiring) head and a pick cover (5/$10, not included)—so you won't gut yourself in a...

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