Christina Erb

The Top 10 Spring Break Adventures

Forget the drunk, stumbling, bleached-blonde, muscled hordes of Panama City. Take a trip to one of the country’s top spots for adventure and come back refreshed.

Fireworks over Jackson Hole

Top 10 New Year’s Adventures

Ditch Times Square. The New Year is the perfect time to lose the crowds and try something different: dog sledding in Alaska, scuba diving off the coast of Belize, or sailing along the Antarctic...

Unstoppable

Introducing our 2011 Reader of the Year and six honorable mention winners.

Petzl Elia - Climbing Gear: Reviews

Petzl Elia - Climbing Gear: Reviews

Protect your noggin with this first-ever women-specific (read: ponytail-compatible) ten-ounce helmet. Ten vents release steam on hot days and the removable foam is washable when it starts to stink....

Gu Roctane - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Gu Roctane - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Ultra freaks, take note: Gu's new high-powered sugar slurp has about three times the citrates and amino acids of its regular gels and may help battle fatigue in extreme races. Taste? Salty and a...

New Balance 920 - Sandals: Reviews

New Balance 920 - Sandals: Reviews

This is the first amphibian from running powerhouse NB. Portholes allow water and sand to drain, and a Vibram sole doggedly grips rocky terrain. newbalance.com

Sperry Submerisible Boot - Sandals: Reviews

Sperry Submerisible Boot - Sandals: Reviews

Sperry partnered with the U.S. Sailing Team to create a per-formance racing bootie. Interior mesh panels allow the ankle-high neoprene to drain quickly, while a removable internal toe thong adds...

Teva Universal Buckle 2 - Sandals: Reviews

Teva Universal Buckle 2 - Sandals: Reviews

Grand Canyon river guides spoke, and Teva listened. The result: supersticky footbeds, secure ankle straps, lightweight and simple buckles, and rugged rubber soles. teva.com

Crocs Tikali - Sandals: Reviews

Crocs Tikali - Sandals: Reviews

If some Chacos and Crocs had a love child, it might look like the Tikali. The nubuck leather lends a touch of class on land, while the Velcro keeps them securely on your feet in the drink. crocs.com

Ecco Manta Ray II - Sandals: Reviews

Ecco Manta Ray II - Sandals: Reviews

These synthetic hybrids aren't just comfortable to pad around in; they also cinch down tight, via a one-pull lacing system, for fording fast waters and hiking moderate trails. ecco.com

Hi-Tec V-Lite Rapid Aero - Sandals: Reviews

Hi-Tec V-Lite Rapid Aero - Sandals: Reviews

The hiking-boot mainstay built its classic arch support into these shoes. Tiny perforations in the toe allow water to escape, while the mesh blocks grit. hi-tec.com

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