A special ski for fitness freaks who like to earn their descent, even when inbounds.
The perfect ski for those who like to access their backcountry with a lift.
This ski cannot be overpowered.
An outstanding touring ski you'll never want to take off.
This ski is all about edges, but loves powder too.
This ski will go everywhere you go and more.
These lightweight poles will serve you well on all of your multisport outings.
A wide ski that weighs nothing.
The most comfortable alpine touring boot we have ever encountered.
The gold standard for New Telemark Norm (NTN) bindings.
High performance telemarking boots that work in traditional and NTN binding setups.
When taking your ski boots on a long trip, you don't want you feet to hate you.
What's the point of feather-weight skis and boots if the bindings aren't super light as well?
These boots will power through whatever conditions nature decides to throw at you.
Read about our favorite new boots and bindings, then choose a ski from the seven winners to create your ideal setup.
When conditions change, these goggles can trade lenses while they are still on your head.
A great, dependable pair googles for a price you can swallow.
Our Editors' Choice award winner resists fog like no other.
Seeing is important. Looking good is nice too. Do both with these sunglasses and goggles.
Even if no one else can see it, you are going to notice the difference with these worthy baselayers.
You'll be feeling just right below the waist with this intricatly fitted long underwear.
If you like going up and down snowy mountains, you're going to like this simple baselayer.
All the best gear our reader reporter team saw at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.
Ski remote winter terrain—and have the most winter fun.
Donít let a split ski pole shaft or broken boots ruin your balance.
Good grip is the key to fast and easy climbing.
Be proactive about preparing your ski-systemís hub.
Master the art of backcountry climbing and skinning.
Outsmart stiff boots and constant heel lifting with these anti-friction tips.
Equip yourself with safety gear and practice proper techniques.
Use this advice to hone your backcountry layers for any trip length or conditions.
Get more comfort going up and more power and control going down.
A go-anywhere ski that's also superlight.
A lightweight alpine touring binding that doesn't skimp on performance.
Bindings that quickly transition from hike to ride mode
"The most comfortable alpine touring boots on the planet," says one tester.
Fat skis that are light enough for days of touring.
Women's-specific skis that really cater to women skiers.
Go-everywhere versatility and resort-board stability in one light package.
For the skier transitioning from front country to back.
If you climb high to ski long, these are your skis
The ski for every skier, in every condition.
A stainless-steel and aluminum binding that's energy-saving light.
A boot with slipper-like comfort and weight but incredible stiffness and control
It's unanimous: The best tele binding on the market.
A powerful three-buckle tele boot
A satisfying step-in binding that allows fast, on-the-fly switching from ski to hike mode.
An ultralight Dynafit binding that's easy to use and fit for any serious conditions
The Quadrant is the most versatile four-buckle AT boot on the market.
This 14-ounce shell is equally at home on the trail or around town, thanks to its reliable weatherproofing, performance features, and plush niceties.
Find your perfect A.T., tele, or Nordic setup.
A trim pack built for backcountry ski days.
Indestructible ski poles
A built-in inclinometer means these poles can easily take quick slope-angle measurements.
Lightweight poles that can still take a beating.
A tried-and-true tele binding.
Boots built for touring.
If you favor long backcountry tours over rolling–but not supersteep–terrain these skis are for you.
A lightweight, slim ski built for experts.
A one-ski workhorse.
A ski that performs in all conditions.
Built for backcountry powder sessions.
The perfect touring/skiing binding.
This AT binding is the lightest on the market.
This telemark boot combines stiffness (for downhills) and comfort (for touring).
These alpine touring boots fit all are testers superbly and is comfortable going up or flying down.