Used and Abused: Weekly Gear Reviews

We're constantly testing products to help you make the right buying decisions, and here is some of our honest feedback from the field.



SIA Hot Gear 2017

The 2017 SIA Snow Show is full of fresh gear and tech for next season, here are a few of our favorites.

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2016 Gear Room

We vet products to find the best gear, so check back every week for new reviews.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the Lady Shredder

You know she loves skiing, but you aren't sure what to get her? She'll love this.


Gear of the Year 2017

Top picks from testers and editors. Skis, boots, and apparel that might not change your life but will make the most of your precious slope time.


Used & Abused: Patagonia Stretch Nano Storm Jacket

While it looks like, and in some ways acts like, a shell–it is not. The Stretch Nano Storm was specifically built for the start and stop cycle in the mountains.


Used & Abused: Columbia Castella Hoodie

Your new favorite hoodie for spring skiing.


Spring Style: Neon Strikes Back

Nothing says spring on the slopes like neon. You’re welcome.


Gear of the Year 2018: Apparel

Forget sorting through the shop rack to find the perfect jacket and helmet. These are the goods you want for the best weather and impact protection on the market.