When you think “skiing” and “lines”, your first thought isn’t the horrendous lift lines on a Saturday morning. No, your mind jumps to the last amazing line you skied and your heart races at the thought of cruising through trees on soft, soft powder. If you’re ready to bump your backcountry game to the next level, check out our lineup of high quality handcrafted skis made by and for skiers.
They say a traveler is only as good as their pack. I say that’s not quite the whole story, but it’s on the right track. Adventure means hitting cobblestone streets, hiking trails, beaches or maybe a lazy café, and you need to be able to rely on a single top-notch travel backpack to fill all those separate roles. Choose one of these versatile, stylin’ (versastylin’?) backpacks for the next time you go jet-setting.
You’re here because you love getting outside. Camping out overnight is the best way to maximize the amount of time you spend in the backcountry. The right sleeping bag will travel easily while you’re trekking during the day and keep you warm and comfortable at night. Check out some of these new exciting lightweight sleeping bag brands on the market.
The days are getting longer, my friends. That means ditching the climbing gym on weekends and hitting the real rocks. One piece of gear every top-roper, sport/trad climber, boulderer, or climber of any other variation needs is a trusty chalk bag. These innovative, small-scale brands are producing some awesome handmade chalk bags that will have you performing your best and looking good doing it - in the gym and on the real granite.
Four of the best day hiking backpacks for the next time you hit the trail:So you’ve decided to start hiking. You have the snacks, the rain jacket, the water bottle and first aid supplies. Now you just need a place to store all your supplies on your adventures.
The wide range of available bags can seem intimidating. While some daypacks are less than 20 liters in capacity, it’s better to go with something between 20 and 30 liters so you have a little more space to carry extra snacks or jackets on longer hikes. Daypacks also make great carry-on bags for plane trips or work bags for the bike commuter.
3 pieces of cool ski gear you need for this season: It’s never too early pull out the ski wax and start ski dreaming. Snow is already falling on some of the best slopes in the Rocky Mountains.
Even if you have great gear and clothing, you can never have too many ski accessories. Having the best jacket or driest pants won’t help you record that awesome mogul run for posterity. But whether you’re making fresh tracks in the backcountry or just trying your first black diamond, these gadgets will help you enjoy the ride even more.
The best winter sleeping bags for every situation: The leaves are changing to gold, morning dew has turned to morning frost and your summer sleeping bag isn’t protecting you from the chill anymore.
The question of what kind of bag to buy, though, is not just seasonal. Whether you want down insulation—better warmth for weight ration—or synthetic filling, which is cheaper and hardier, is a perennial consideration. Full zip, mummy bags, or full hood are all things you should consider for keeping you warm in the cold months.
The best hiking gadgets to improve your next adventure: In theory, you only need a good pair of shoes to hit the trails. But with new tools and gadgets coming out every year, why not invest in a few tools to make your hikes more fun?
Beyond hiking poles and packs, there’s a wide world of products to bring with you into the wilderness. Here are a few to consider for your next outing.
Reddy Yeti has partnered with some pretty badass climbing gear startups, some of which I’ve been lucky enough to test out. These brands all approach their gear production with laser focus and passion for getting outside and staying out there as long as possible. When it comes to top notch rock climbing gear, you’ll see the word “durable” come up a lot; rock climbers need gear you can trust and won’t wear down from a few scrapes against the granite. You’ll find that kind of dependability with these brands.
I’ve been there plenty of times: an hour into the hike, and kicking myself for my gear choices. Whenever you prepare to head into the backcountry, even if it’s just for a day hike, you have to hit that balance between preparedness, comfort, and the limited space in your pack. To cut down on the number of times this happens to you, we’ve curated a list of compact hiking gear that you’ll be happy you brought along.
So you’ve got the basics (sleeping bag, camping stove, maybe even a water filtration system), and you’re looking to move beyond the bare essentials and support smaller, hyper-focused outdoor brands. We’ve put together the perfect list of cool camping gear to take your camping game to the next level…