Every year our editors test the latest backpacking gear essentials to find their favorites, displayed in our Editors' Choice gear awards.
You won't find a smoother ride in the backcountry.
A full-featured ski pack that has the storage you need
A lightweight backpack, custom-molded boots, and the best lip balm we've ever tried: meet our favorite gear of the season.
See our favorite skis of the year in action.
Say goodbye to the tent-bound blues.
Practice makes perfect with this full-featured avalanche pack.
This responsive insulation works hard because you do.
This jacket has all the warmth of a puffy, but none of the puff.
Make room for new skins. But not much room.