Kelly Bastone

Kelly Bastone

Living the dream as a skier, mountain biker, and fly-fisher in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Kelly Bastone contributes to our women’s gear column, The XX Factor.

The Case for Skiing in an Insulated Jacket

Just a few years ago, no expert skier or boarder would dream of wearing an insulated jacket off piste. Even women (who typically run colder than men and appreciate amplified warmth) couldn’t wear...

An Ode to the Performance Vest

Fifteen years ago, when I closed the book on city life and moved to a Colorado mountain town, it seemed as if all the women I met looked alike. They had long hair, wore work pants, and rocked a puffy...

Fishing the Earth's Last Paradise

In Confluence Films' new release, 'Providence,' Camille Egdorf returns to an Edenic tropical fishery that reopened to boat traffic after a tragic act of piracy.

The Best Alpine Boots of 2017

Boots don’t have to be torture devices. Here’s what to look for when buying your next pair—plus seven of our favorites.

Found: Better Women's Bike Layers

A shortage of functional, design-forward mountain bike apparel led one disgruntled rider to launch Buttermilk, a tiny startup dedicated to core cyclists

GoPro'ing the World's Most Iconic Ski Descent

Pro ski mountaineer Chris Davenport has logged ambitious lines on all the globe’s continents—including Antarctica—but the pinnacle of them all, he says, is the Super C Couloir near Portillo, Chile....

First Look: Lumo Run

Debuting in March 2016, Lumo Run shorts (and women’s tights) have a built-in sensor that analyzes your form and provides real-time coaching. We took the beta version for a test run.

Tentrr Is the New Airbnb for Campers

The former managing director of the New York Stock Exchange hated staying at overcrowded, dirty campsites. So he came up with a new model: single canvas tents for rent on some of the most beautiful...