The Case for Long-Sleeved Shirts in Summer
The Case for Long-Sleeved Shirts in Summer
"As a veteran gear tester, it takes a lot to impress me, but I was amazed by how one simple shirt could be so versatile during the course of a variable four-hour hike." - Outside Magazine
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The 10 Best Softshell and Hardshell Jackets of 2022
The 10 Best Softshell and Hardshell Jackets of 2022

"Looking for just one shell to take you through every season? It should be durable yet relatively light, breathable, and fully featured—and a nice price wouldn’t hurt. In other words, it should be the Ender." - Backpacker Magazine

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The Best New Fitness Gear
The Best New Fitness Gear
"Longsleeve season may be fleeting, but thanks to Stio’s moisture-wicking Floe fabric, we anticipate extending it as long as possible. The Icefloe’s loose fit makes it perfect for pretty much anything — running, cycling, hiking..." - Gear Patrol
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Gear of the Year 2021
Gear of the Year 2021
“The Alpiner quickly became one of the most-worn jackets in our testing closet, due to both its comfort and its versatility.”- Popular Mechanics
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Best Paddling Gear for Summer 2021
Best Paddling Gear for Summer 2021

"Yes, you love to worship the sun but, damn, too much exposure out on the water can spoil your day and cause lasting harm. This quick-drying hoodie serves up UPF 50+ protection but stays light and airy—the perfect summer combination. Plus, the front pocket includes a secure pocket to keep your valuables safe." - Elevation Outdoors

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The Best Trail Running Gear For 2021
The Best Trail Running Gear For 2021
"The back pocket works well for stashing a hat, gloves, or even a shirt mid-run, while two side envelope pockets carry gels or other items. Note: These work well for yoga and gym workouts, too, thanks to a lack of zippered back pocket." - Trail Runner Magazine
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