Snow Sports

Alpine Ski Boots

The 6 Best Alpine Boots of 2013

The 6 Best Alpine Boots of 2013

Your skis might be flashier, but your boots are the more critical piece of gear. You could roll the dice and buy online, but we highly recommend getting them the old-fashioned way: in person. The more knowledgeable the shop is, the better.

K2 Rescue Shovel Plus

K2 Rescue Shovel Plus

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the K2 Rescue Shovel Plus.