Dave Cox

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The Best Gloves of 2017

Your paws deserve the best. [photo]2119646[/photo] Outdoor Research Capstone Heated Why spend five bills on electric gloves? To play longer when the mercury drops. A heating surface covers...

Dave Cox
Sep 29, 2016

The 6 Best Winter Gloves of 2013

If you ski mostly in wet snow, like the stuff in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, then you need something waterproof. In drier climes, like the Central Rockies, a water-resistant soft-...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2012

The 10 Best Hiking Shoes of Summer 2012

Trail shoes still fall into two basic categories: (1) heavier-duty, backpacking-boot-inspired high-tops that can handle off-trail travel and have serious ankle support, and (2) lighter-weight low and...

Dave Cox and David Cox
Jun 1, 2012

The North Face Apex Randonee - Pants: Reviews

Good for BackcountrySkiing in this soft shell is as close as you can come to doing sports in your jammies. But with a raised back waist, reinforced knee patches, and kick patches at the ankles, the...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Leiki Mountain Double Xtreme: Gloves Reviews

This is the warmest glove here. The outer is a beefy, Gore-Tex-lined and insulated glove with goatskin fingers and a full over-the-jacket-cuff gauntlet. But testers especially loved the inner glove,...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Smith Optics Maze - Helmet: Reviews

The lightest option here (it weighs just 15 ounces), this airy helmet was our top choice for touring. If you're a hothead like me, you'll love the way the vents flow air through the helmet as well as...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Scott Unltd - Pants: Reviews

Good for BackcountryThe relaxed-fit Unltd is like a soft shell that Super Fly would've worn. But with Gore's latest laminate lining, taped seams, and strategically placed Thermolite insulation, you...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Outdoor Research Tangent - Gloves: Reviews

There are dozens of leather, waterproof gloves on the market, but none fits as well as the Tangent. Credit the thinner fleece insulation on the palm and heavier, loftier filling on the back of the...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Mountain Hardwear Red Savina - Gloves: Reviews

Three rechargeable lithium batteries in each glove power a heating system that relies on sensors to regulate temperature. In warm conditions, the heat stays off; bury your hands during a digger and...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010