Caring for High Tech Fabrics

  You’ll plunk down at least a few Benjamins to buy gear made with these innovations, so don’t blow your investment by ignoring the manufacturer’s care and use instructions. Read and memorize them. Traditional...

Review: the Reggie by Saltwood Paddles

Saltwood Paddles, which launched in 2011, makes handcrafted paddles that blend the tradition of wood with high-tech carbon fiber and fiberglass. Aimed at performance paddlers who enjoy rough water and take their equipment seriously,...

Review: RMU CRM Skis

Functionality ★★★★★ Rocky Mountain Underground is known for their craftsmanship and dedication to turning out skis that are not only exceptional pieces of gear, but are also works of art. The Apostle, perhaps their most...

Hands Free Video Camera

Hands Free Video Camera

For those that want to film without actually having to film, say hello to Nixie. The flying video camera that will follow you around, while it does all the work, catching the shot from...

Review: Mountain Hardwear Women’s Sultana Pant

Functionality ★★★★★ I swear these are just as stretchy as yoga pants.  But they are incredibly substantial.  The design is nice and simple without a lot of bells and whistles.  There are no back pockets...

10 Carbon Enduro Bikes for 2015

The two-wheeled arms race for “all mountain” dominance is heating up in 2015 as manufacturers roll out a slew of new carbon enduro rigs designed to be lighter, faster and tougher than ever before....

Review: Native Eyewear Haskill

Functionality ★★★★ The Native Eyewear Haskill is the perfect sunglass for chilling at the crag or flying across the country. In short terms, you can do what you want and be who you want when...

Review: Tifosi Podium

Functionality ★★★★★ Tifosi is known for their innovative lens technology and the Podium does an incredible job of showing them off. The Podium doesn’t have much to distract from the lenses because they’re so...

Danny Goes Home

Danny Goes Home

Danny Macaskill returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland for some breathtaking mountain bike riding on the treacherous Cuillin Ridgeline. I usually say don’t try this at home but Danny...