Sponsor Content: Smartwool

Innovations in wool midlayers mean a serious upgrade in comfort, whether you’re backcountry skiing or walking the dog

After 2,194.3 miles, this is the equipment that they loved the most

Our first runs reveal that the Flow Velociti Elite coddles the foot and delivers a fast, easy-striding ride

Sponsor Content: CB Sports

CB Sports defined skiwear and ski fun. Now the brand is back and better than ever.

We took the new rig on an off-roading backcountry camping trip. You could say it went well.

Craft’s CTM Ultra Carbon 2 brings bouncy, high-stack, carbon-plated responsiveness to dirt-road training and racing

Six pieces of equipment for running around a 14,000-foot mountain

These skis make tackling firm snow and narrower trails a heck of a lot easier

It’s so dorky to admit you want to look hot, and even more embarrassing to admit that you want to look cool, while sleeping on the ground or hauling your sweaty body up the side of a mountain. Guilty as charged.

Find out what tweaks Santa Cruz made to this cult classic

The five-time Ironman world champion says she unknowingly wore a banned wetsuit in competition. Triathlon organizers have decided not to punish her.

This equipment will keep your four-legged spotter safe while you’re on the wall

Less dramatic updates could make it easier to keep those feelings of new bike envy at bay

The upstart brand with the wide, comfy toe box, balanced ride, and loyal following had its start in a toaster oven

Thanks to advances in everything from noise cancellation to battery life, they’re my go-to for long runs, long meetings, and long flights

I wore the new Apple Watch Ultra for a week of workouts and a mini-triathlon to see if it was a novelty act for serious endurance and outdoor athletes or a legit contender in the long race

I added comfort, safety, convenience, and cold drinks with these unexpected additions. Here's how you can, too.

New webbing straps made by a company called Austere offer a tight-cinching alternative when you need to tie things down

Smart upgrades remove most of the frustrations with previous generations of the ubiquitous action camera

Sun hoodies are the multi-tool of the hiker’s wardrobe, but they often get gross, fast. Not Coalatree’s new Suray.

Thanks to a new emergency SOS feature and significantly improved camera, Apple’s latest version of the iPhone is a great piece of gear for those of us who spend a lot of time outside

What we used to hit our summer stride

The rise of electric micromobility gadgets has brought more people into bike lanes across the country. Is there still room for cyclists?

The 2024 Jeep Recon will be 100 percent electric and capable of completing the Rubicon Trail

The items that got our writer through the Steamboat Gravel Black Course

The next time you find yourself camping by a wild body of water, catch your own dinner with this packable fly fishing kit

Whatever your reason for considering an EV—your wallet, the environment, or practicality—adding an e-bike is a far better choice than replacing your current car

It carries well, quickly flips open, and gets the job done

The Ultra gets a titanium case, sapphire face, significantly better battery life, and better GPS and off-grid route-tracking features, making it a much more robust backcountry tool

Sponsor Content: Merrell

Who knew the famous comfort, durability, and versatility of the Merrell Moab could be improved?

For carrying weight while moving quickly in the mountains, the Slope Runner Exploration 18L is our new favorite vest-pack hybrid

A recent essay in ‘The Atlantic’ ignores the many ways in which electric bicycles are helping cyclists commute, recreate, and enjoy themselves

Need to haul a bunch of gear? These devices make it easy.

Simple application, nongreasy formula, and a light scent are a winning combination

Introducing this year's crop of SKI Test category winners. Chances are, they'll be at the top of your list, too.

These new alpine, hybrid, and touring bindings come packed with exciting new features

An ideal ski for beginners to gain confidence on hardpack and corduroy

Finally, an Enforcer designed to adventure beyond the ropes

If you have your sights set on long backcountry tours even during low tide, this ski may be just the ticket

The Ranger 96 is an approachable and fun do-it-all ski

A bomber all-mountain ski tailor-made for hard-chargers

This ski is one of the best in class when it comes to balancing performance and approachability

Don’t let the pretty top sheet fool you—this all-mountain tool means business, especially in the crud

These skis let you bring the playfulness of your resort skiing to the backcountry

No women’s powder ski list would be complete without this perennial favorite

A slight change in construction makes the new Kendo 88 more accessible and more fun

Looking for a jack-of-all-trades in the backcountry? Look no further

This wider all-mountain ski can cut through crud and carve up groomers

A ski for those who want an all-mountain ski, but don’t want to sacrifice the ability to carve

This forgiving and energetic all-mountain ski is ideal for those looking to gain confidence off the groomed

Testers once again designated the Enforcer 100 as the benchmark ski of the all-mountain category

This ski didn’t steal the show again this year, but you’d be hard pressed to find a better crud ski

If you gravitate towards quick and playful skis that can still hold their own when the going gets tough, check out this little number

A wide all-mountain ski for the more playful skiers out there

This year’s Most Improved award goes to this energetic and fun ski

If you’re looking for a a no-nonsense frontside ski that excels in crud, look no further

These playful planks were designed for skiers of the mountain west

It’s like the Enforcer, but way more fun

These traditional women's downhill ski boots are built for ladies who charge the resort

These wide, rockered planks will help you milk those powder days for all their worth

Featuring a slim waist and lightweight construction, this backcountry ski is for those who need quick sticks to tackle big, technical terrain

This year’s most forgiving powder ski is also a ton of fun

Our favorite backcountry skis of the year aren’t just lightweight skis that power up the skintrack. They’re bonafide downhill performers.

If you’re a carver girl at heart but need something a little wider underfoot, the Ripstick 94 W is your compromise

An easy-skiing option for all levels, especially newer or casual skiers

Looking for goggs with magnetic lens change systems, UV protection, and color-boosting contrast? Look no further.

This year’s best wide all-mountain ski is a tried and true performer

If speed is your friend, this ski belongs in your quiver

If you like to carve even when you have wide planks underfoot, this is your ski

For soft snow and deep days, reach for these playful planks

This easy-going ride will follow you wherever you go, as long as it’s on edge

We put 26 all-mountain wide skis to the test. These 14 are the best of the best.

We give you the most versatile and responsive wide all-mountain ride of the year

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