Powderchaser Steve goes skiing, mountain biking, and then to the lab with L.L. Bean's Polartec Power Dry Base Layer. Here are the full results.
Liam Doran puts the Canon EOS 7D to the ultimate test -- on a photo shoot!
Powderchaser Steve gives Rab's MeCo 165 high marks for its superior breathability.
Lowepro's Primus AW gets in some serious trail, climbing and snowboarding time with John Lloyd, who finds that the pack is a light-traveling cameraman's best friend.
Powderchaser Steve takes Columbia's Omni-Heat baselayer to extremes, and returns to tell the tale of just how well it worked.
Vasque hits a home run with a mix of old school leather and new high-tech features in the Bitterroot GTX, one of the best new boots our shoe gurus have had the pleasure of putting on their feet.
It's a niche product for a niche sport. But it's...awesome.
One shoe for 90 percent of your hikes
A surprisingly tough stable boot—with running shoe DNA
A premium hiking boot with good A/C—but not super stable under heavy loads.
A burly, midweight backpacking boot for heavy loads. (And it's more comfortable than you'd think.)
Eugene Buchanan hits the river in Jackson's Rock Star Kayak.