Molly Loomis

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Everest 2015: Everything You Need to Know

Last year, after 16 Sherpas died in an avalanche on Everest, many predicted an end to commercial climbing on the mountain. They were wrong. But as climbers converge on Base Camp this April, these...

Anna Callaghan and Molly Loomis
Mar 24, 2015

Understanding Avalanche Warning Signs and Terrain

Playing safely in the mountains requires an intimate knowledge of terrain and an understanding of how a host of variables—including sun, wind, and temperature—affect the snowpack.

Molly Loomis
Sep 22, 2014

Essential Avalanche Safety Gear

The key to digging your friends out alive is how fast you are with these three essential avalanche safety tools.

Molly Loomis
Sep 19, 2014

The Best Winter Camping Gear of 2013

First things first: your pack will be heavier. You’ll be packing more food, fuel, and layers. As for shelter, if you’re not expecting high winds or heavy snowfall, you probably don’t need to upgrade...

Molly Loomis
Oct 30, 2012

Marmot Rom Jacket

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Marmot Rom jacket.

Molly Loomis
Jun 7, 2011

Athleta Scratch Windbreak Jacket

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Athleta Scratch Windbreak jacket.

Molly Loomis
Jun 7, 2011

Top 10 Sweaters

Aigle Shems – Midweight Jackets: Reviews  With a soft fleece interior and warm, durable merino wool/nylon exterior, this jacket combines our favorite fabrics in one versatile top. 1.9 lbs;...

Dennis Lewon, Jeremy Spencer, Doug Schnitzspahn, Marc Peruzzi, Sam Moulton, Lisa Jhung, Mike Steere, Christopher Solomon, Dave Cox, Kate Siber, Stephanie Pearson, Molly Loomis, and Alicia Carr
Nov 1, 2010