Adam Howard

Adam Howard

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The Best Backcountry Bindings

The first 16-DIN tech binding, the new Beast features a “return to center” toe piece. As you ski, the binding deflects to absorb shock. It’s one of the reasons, safety-wise, alpine-style bindings...

Jeff Burke, Tyler Cohen, Adam Howard, and Drew Pogge
Oct 21, 2013

The 7 Best Backcountry Skis of 2012

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Volkl Nunataq skis

Jeff Burke, Adam Howard, and Drew Pogge
Nov 1, 2011

Black Diamond Custom - Backcountry Ski Boots: Reviews

TELEMARK Good for All Mountain The four-buckle Custom overpowered the toughest bindings and even some testers. Those who could handle it gave it props for cuff/bellows flex and stiffness. As...

Jeff Burke and Adam Howard
Nov 1, 2010

Rottefella NTN - Backcountry Ski Bindings: Reviews

Good for Big Mountain With features like a free-pivot touring mechanism, a reliable safety release, brakes, and the closest thing to step-in convenience in the freeheel world, the NTN (New Telemark...

Jeff Burke and Adam Howard
Nov 1, 2010