Find the best fall and winter camping and backpacking gear essentials with expert advice from Backpacker Magazine's fall and winter gear reviews. From the best sleeping bags to our Editors' Choice awards, we have you covered from September to March.
This battery-operated, fan-powered airbag system takes the hassle and uncertainty out of a piece of critical safety gear.
Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter shows the versatile and collapsible Vario 4 poles from Komperdell
Gear Editor Kristin Hostetter demonstrates First Ascent's thermal down jacket in action
This all-around Nordic ski both glides and grips for awesome touring.
This boot has the best of both worlds: The comfort of a Nordic boot, with the warmth of telemark boot.
Simple and user-friendly, these Voile skis are also built to weather the abuse of varied terrains.
Ideal for turning and climbing on rugged backcountry day trips.
Stiff on the downhill, flexible when skinning up, this boot has it all.
Whether it's touring, powder or inbounds, this ski does it all.
The perfect blend of comfort and performance, this boot is great in all conditions.