2015 Winter Editors' Choice Awards
The only way to find the best winter gear? Get out and stay out—all season long.
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How did we find the best winter products on the market? By putting them through their paces in the outdoors. We assembled a team of editors and testers to stretch the limits of ski gear, apparel, survival gadgets and more for an entire season. From a better helmet to a bargain winter pack to a foolproof firestarter, these eleven products come with the Backpacker stamp of approval.