Find and compare the year's best winter gear with expert advice from Backpacker Magazine's Winter Gear Guide.
This smartwatch is primed for crushing some trail.
It lets you text your friends in the backcountry.
Finally, a full-featured GPS watch that cares about vert as much as you do.
These ultradurable cables pack small and withstand abuse.
This compact touchscreen GPS unit is beautifully simple.
These goggles fit seamlessly with all helmets.
They offer the best field of vision.
One lens to rule them all.
Get the best bang for your buck.
These shades transform into glacier goggles.
These lenses offered the best clarity.
Innovative insulation kept testers’ hands toasty.
Backcountry rippers dug this versatile glove.
Call it storm armor for your paws.
This sock was designed with the ski tourer in mind.
This light sock doesn’t skimp on features.
Cut ounces and sleep comfy.
Carry winter warmth without winter weight.
Sleep warm from the ground up.
This affordable fortress has plenty of room.