Christina Erb

Christina Erb

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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...

Ryan Levinson

Unstoppable

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

Millet LD Hybrid - Climbing Shoes: Reviews

Millet LD Hybrid - Climbing Shoes: Reviews

For your first shoe, go with a simple yet versatile style and stick to easy on/off Velcro. The Hybrid handled both slab and crack climbs, thanks to its sticky rubber, which is also engineered for...

Arc'teryx R-280 - Harnesses: Reviews

Arc'teryx R-280 - Harnesses: Reviews

A harness is more than just something to hang by. You'll want it to be durable with plenty of gear loops for carabiners, like the featherweight (only 11.2-ounce) R-280. Sure, it might look paper-...

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...