Take care of your waterproof soft goods with these expert tips
Hard efforts need bottoms that keep up
Here's the gear that will get you outside and pedaling in no time
Stop trying to trick us, gear companies. We know a parka when we see one.
During our 2019 Winter Buyer’s Guide test, the Hemispheres bib was the least flashy of the bunch but offered the best ski-specific fit. We love the “stretchy panels that lend them an ‘Am I even wearing pants?’ feel.” The strategically placed zippers also make going to the bathroom quick…
We included the Hemispheres bib in our 2019 Winter Buyer’s Guide roundup of the best ski pants. Testers noted the superb fit that allowed them to move unrestricted. Plus, the three-layer Gore-Tex waterproofing will help keep you dry in slushy conditions.
Going to the bathroom while skiing is notoriously difficult. These bottoms ease the burden.
Running with a stroller is all well and good in the milder months, but it takes a little extra planning to pull off in winter
The gearmaker's new Denver retail store is now lending ski and snowboard apparel in partnership with Awayco
We tried out every model we could get our hands on over the course of a winter. Here are the ones that rose to the top for backcountry missions, in-bounds days, and everything in between.
20 pieces we'll be using on the mountain this winter
In this Winter’s Buyers Guide we wrote: “on the coldest powder days, turn to the Black Magic and its polyester insulation to keep you warm and cozy.” The Black Magic has all the features you want in a bib (ex: tailored fit, boot gussets, mesh-lined leg vents) for a…
You can’t spend every day chasing powder stashes
Swaddle yourself in light-weight, breathable warmth
You want to ride your bike. You know you do. So get out there.
They won’t always be on their best behavior, but at least they’ll stay warm and dry
Advanced bike gear for safer, radder adventures
Our favorite models for everything from resort shredding to backcountry touring
Blair Braverman answers your countless questions (How did she choose her parka? What are her favorite insulating materials? How does she pee?) about her Iditarod wardrobe, which is both lifesaving and affordable.
Gear editor Ben Fox walks us through what makes Backcountry's first ski jacket and bibs perfect for a day on the hill
Tricks from a gearhead father
We've been testing Backcountry's touring kit. Here are our thoughts.
The 100-plus-year-old brand is bringing its trademark quality and burl to a new line of outerwear designed to stand up to your hardest jobs
Decathlon, one of the biggest names in Euro sporting goods, wants to make riding more affordable with its exceedingly budget-friendly products
Nothing makes a ride like a sweet pair of shorts
No reason to get undressed when nature calls
Twenty-two years after its founding, the e-retailer will start making in-house outdoor apparel and gear, as well as collaborating with a few select brands, like Flylow and Black Diamond, on co-branded product
Strafe solved the biggest problem with ski bibs for women: an easy way to answer nature's call
The gear you need to shred all winter long
Shred all winter long with these essentials
We put together a full no-compromise setup for under $2,000
Chamois that'll hold up as long as you do
Turns out Polartec rules the market when it comes to bike clothing made for weather that's all over the map
It's risky for a small company to branch out into highly specific pieces of gear, but Flylow did just that with its new ski bib for women—and nailed it
Reliable protection to keep you out from bell to bell.