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Gear Tester: Joel Nyquist and Will Rochfort

Sweet photography and deep outdoor experience separate these resder testers from the pack

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Reader Gear Tester Appreciation week-plus continues: Today we’re featuring Joel Nyquist, from South Riding, VA, and Will Rochfort from San Diego, CA.

Our first winner, Joel Nyquist, owns tons of gear but has never found the perfect piece, so he makes his own modifications when not mountaineering or winning snowshoe races. Check it:


William Rochfort, meanwhile, caught our eye with his splendid photography and obvious international trekking experience. Check out some sweet imagery:

—Ted Alvarez