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

Nutcase Classic - Helmet: Reviews

Because of its high-cut shell and 11 metal-screened vents that channel air in but keep snow out, I could feel the air rushing around my head, making this the perfect lid for those warm spring days....

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Arc'Teryx Alpha SV: Gloves Reviews

The folks up in Vancouver have created an Armani suit for your hands. With the dexterity of a spring glove and the warmth of a mitten (there's a removable fleece liner), the Gore-Tex-and-leather-...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

180s Model Patrol - Gloves: Reviews

Removable liner, elastic leash, chamois, goggle squeegee, iPod-wheel fingertip dots: If the Patrol had a bathroom, you could sublet it. 180s.com

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Level Rexford Trigger Mitt - Gloves: Reviews

A claw-like hybrid that offers up the best of both worlds: It's mitten-toasty but, because your index finger has its own separate condo, nearly as dexterous as a glove. levelgloves.com

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Arc'teryx Fury AR - Pants: Reviews

Good for BackcountryStretchy Windstopper fabric places these versatile beauties somewhere between hard shell and soft. Which is to say they're just right—weatherproof but also comfy on long...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Columbia Majik Wands: Gloves Reviews

An inner lining of reflective material—think space blanket for your hands—bounces your body heat back at you. It's a smart idea, and it works: They're toastier than they look. Breathability...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010

Mountain Hardwear Minus One: Gloves Reviews

Although it was designed for ice climbing, the Minus One proved ideal for everything from backcountry skiing to cold-weather mountain biking. It's waterproof, light and supple, reinforced in all the...

Dave Cox
Nov 1, 2010