Sam Moulton

Marmot Zonda - Camping Tents: Reviews

Marmot Zonda - Camping Tents: Reviews

LONG AND LIGHTA single pole arcs the length of the Zonda, acting like a spine to give it strength. Two shorter brow poles complete the structure and create a decent amount of headroom (39 inches),...

Kombi Bamboo Charcoal - Base Layers: Reviews

Kombi Bamboo Charcoal - Base Layers: Reviews

The inner layer is 100 percent bamboo charcoal, which is naturally antimicrobial, while the outer layer is a poly-and-merino blend. Upshot: It's surprisingly warm for its weight, and I couldn't stink...

Black Diamond Titan - Lanterns: Reviews

Black Diamond Titan - Lanterns: Reviews

New-School LanternYour old propane-powered lantern might have sentimental value. But it's also fragile and high-maintenance. That's why we like the Titan. It runs on four D batteries, is bright...

Völkl M Rock – Backcountry Skis: Reviews

Völkl M Rock Backcountry Skis: Reviews

Built on the same chassis as Völkl's bestselling alpine ski, the Mantra, the M Rock is lighter (there's no metal in it), and its wood/PU core makes it slightly less forgiving—and more...

Specialized S-Works Road Shoe - cleats: Reviews

Specialized S-Works Road Shoe - cleats: Reviews

Road Race-Ready The first iteration of this remarkably light and stiff shoe had just one Boa dial to adjust the fit. Now it has two. The result? One tester put on a pair out of the box and rode...

Royal Robbins Lodge Pant - Clothing/Apparal: Reviews

Royal Robbins Lodge Pant - Clothing/Apparal: Reviews

With their Teflon-coated, water-resistant face fabric and fleecy liner, the Lodges are perfect for cool-weather hiking or camping. But unlike with most technical pants, the jean styling just needs a...

I/O Bio Signature Track Jacket: Base Layer Reviews

I/O Bio Signature Track Jacket: Base Layer Reviews

After testing half a dozen merino-wool midlayers last winter, this was the one we reached for most often, whether we were going skiing or to the bar. A high collar helps seal out the cold. TAGS:...

Komperdell Freeride Leather - Poles: Reviews

Komperdell Freeride Leather - Poles: Reviews

You know your buddy with the dollar-sign cuff links and flashy ski jacket? The Freerides, with their plush, lined straps and faux-leather accents, are for that guy. komperdell.com

Nemo Equipment Losi - Camping Tents: Reviews

Nemo Equipment Losi - Camping Tents: Reviews

GREAT SPACE-TO-WEIGHT RATIONemo Equipment made quite a splash when it debuted its impressively sturdy inflatable tents a few years ago. But this year's Losi, the company's first three-season poled...

New Balance NBx Cocona - Base Layers: Reviews

New Balance NBx Cocona - Base Layers: Reviews

With thumb loops, an iPod pocket at the shoulder, and reflective piping, this was my favorite top for cool-weather running and biking. Bonus: Its cocona-treated polyester fabric is odor-resistant....

Sierra Designs Isotope - Rain Jackets: Reviews

Sierra Designs Isotope - Rain Jackets: Reviews

ULTRALIGHT INSURANCEDoes it make sense to buy a jacket for times when you don't actually want a jacket? In a word, yes. When you're going light, the forecast is decent, and you're tempted to leave...

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