Black Diamond Stance Belay Pants Review
I love Winter. Skiing, Ice Climbing, not having to pick up dog poop are all great. But, there’s something special about being warm and cozy while breathing subzero air. The Black Diamond Stance Belay pants are great for staying warm in the deep freeze. Whether you’re belaying an ice climb, hanging out at camp after  [...]
Patagonia Snowshot Pant Review
The Patagonia Snowshot Pants are possibly my favorite piece of new gear this season. And that’s despite a simple fact: Pants are the Rodney Dangerfield of snowboard gear; they don’t get no respect. I can usually tear through pants in a few hard weeks but I put these through the Teton ringer and they never  [...]
Best Men’s Snowboard Pants
Snowboard pants are made of special high tech fabrics that are designed to be #1 waterproof and #2 beathable and #3 to keep you warm. Which snowboard pants are made for you depends on what you expect from your experience, are you going to be out touring or lapping the resort? We updated our annual  [...]
Burton Cargo Pants Review
The Burton Cargo Snowboard Pants are super waterproofed, have a ton of pockets for whatever knick-knacks you take to the slopes, and have an inner mesh lining that wicks away sweat. They are very classic and simple functional without bells and whistles. Burton Cargo Snowboard Pants Review These pants are made of nylon with a  [...]
Big Agnes Zirkel Circle DownTek Skirt Review
I recently had two of my preconceived notions shut down. The first was that deserts are warm. The second was that down skirts aren’t an essential insulating layer. I’ll be the first to admit that I doubted the down skirt. I’m a big fan of down jackets, mittens, pants, and whatever else those gear manufacturers  [...]
Helly Hansen Legendary Pant Review
I needed a new pair of snowboard pants so I looked into the Helly Hansen Legendary Pants which offers a clean look, is well built and made to handle the any conditions you can throw at them. Sure there may be companies than make pants that look crazy with funky prints, however I am more  [...]
686 Smarty Snowboard Pants Review
Known as the godfather of 686’s snowboard pants the 686 Smarty Cargo Pant is loved by many including myself. This year’s 686 Smarty Cargo Pants are available from XS to XXL. So regardless of your size 686 can help assure an incredible look, not to emo not to baggy. One of the best things about  [...]
Strafe Cham Pant Review
The season is now upon us, well, at least for those of us in the Tetons willing to work for our turns. Luckily most of the West Coast has received snow and in higher elevations there has been more than enough to cover those shark fins that bases, and faces, fear. I was lucky enough  [...]
Airblaster Freedom Suit Review
I’ve never owned a one-piece snowsuit before the Airblaster Freedom Suit, but I have to say that I loved it! I don’t know if I would ever buy one myself (I’m more of a traditional guy), but a friend lent me one for a winter trip to Mt Baker in Washington and I definitely put  [...]