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  • Skiing Gear 2016-2017

    Ski Gear Guides

    We pick the best ski gear for the 2016-2017 season, from new all-mountain skis and goggles to the coziest jackets and baselayers

  • Winter

    The Best Winter Jackets

    For extreme cold, these jackets bring the warmth

  •  Jason Hummel Interview

    An Alpine State of Mind

    We chat with top adventure photographer and ski mountaineer Jason Hummel

  • Norway Guide

    Norway Guide

    Europe’s true wilderness is not found in the Alps, but the northern reaches of the continent from the 57th parallel north well into the Arctic Circle

  • Ski Goggle

    The Best Ski Goggles

    From new interchangeable-lens models to budget classics, we break down the top snow goggles on the market

  • Patagonia Reconnaissance Review

    Review: Patagonia Reconnaissance

    We hit the backcountry in Patagonia's most breathable ski jacket and pants

  • Annapurna Circuit

    Annapurna Circuit Trek

    One of the world’s great trekking routes is threatened but alive (and recovering)

  • Snowshoes

    The Best Snowshoes

    From groomed trails and rolling hills to deep powder, we pick our favorite snowshoes

Adventure Travel

Outdoor Gear Guides

In-Depth Gear Reviews