Dakine Pulse II Insulator Review
Let’s be real for a moment: The weather the past few months has been insanely unpredictable. When the East coast was getting dumped on with snow, the West was dry. Wind, rain, snow, and sun teamed up and delivered a weather report that was unreliable. Uler was feeble, and we all suffered in his wake.  [...]
8 Best Men’s Touring Skis
Touring skis range widely in dimensions, weight, and construction. Manufacturers and experts design touring skis with everything from the side cut to the color in mind. With tenuous thoughts of losing a ski, or even scarier, getting buried, a high-visibility top coat is essential to ensuring your trip in the mountains is as safe as  [...]
Mammut Pulse Beacon Review
The very compact, impact-resistant Mammut Pulse Barryvox Avalanche Beacon packs a punch with serious efficiency and high-tech function for a day of backcountry fun and peace of mind when traveling in avalanche-prone terrain. Find out how to the Element beacon performed here in the Tetons : The Mammut Pulse is an ultra-capable device which combines  [...]
Mammut Element Barryvox Beacon Review
Sadly, the technology to simply particle-beam you out of harm’s way on the mountain doesn’t exist yet, but Mammut offers the next best thing: the Mammut Element Barryvox Avalanche Beacon. The Element is the little brother of Mammut’s famed Pulse beacon, and while it can’t break down your cellular structure and reassemble you in safety,  [...]
Arnette Skylight Goggle
As the seasons change and winter hunkers down with us for a while, it is time to gear up for some adventure! I have put these goggles through the ringer and can honestly say they are the nicest goggles I’ve ever worn.  Sure it is fun testing goggles on a blue sky day but I  [...]