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.


Tested: The North Face's Butt-Slimming Tights

Women don't have to look beautiful when they work out. But when given a choice between two pairs of athletic pants that perform equally well, we'll choose the more flattering option every time. Who...

Christy Mahon's Favorite Ski Gear

Christy Mahon rips. In 2010, the Aspen-based mountaineer became the first woman to ski all 53 of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks. Then she teamed up with two other pros—Chris Davenport and her husband, ...

The Best Hiking Shoes and Boots

Every hiker and backpacker who has ever stomped lugs on dirt can tell the same sad story of painful blisters and bashed toes. In search of a solution, we evaluated 37 hiking shoes and boots that are...

Do You Really Need Performance Pajamas?

Betsy Seabert couldn't sleep. The problem wasn't work stress or too much wine at dinner—it was breast cancer and its insidious treatment, which brought on night sweats.

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