Gear Test: Editors' Choice Videos Are Live

See our Gear Guide picks in action in the Swiss Alps

While subscribers already have their greasy, gear-loving mitts on BACKPACKER's Gear Guide for 2010, those of you who just grab it at the airport have to wait another week or so. Never fear, though: We've got exclusive videos of the BP's Editors' Choice Winners in action in the Swiss Alps on our Editors' Choice 2010 blowout page..

Here's Contributing Editor and world-renowned mountaineer John Harlin dishing about our new favorite pack, the Arc'Teryx Altra:

Rocky Mountain Editor Steve Howe talks about our favorite new hybrid boots, the Salomon Wings Sky GTX:

That Swiss scenery sure is ugly, nein? Trust me, it only gets worse 

Editors' Choice 2010

—Ted Alvarez