Gear Reviews


Epic Wide Action Video Cam
POV Camera Reviews
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Point of view (POV) video is everywhere these days, and for good reason. The first-person perspective puts viewers in the middle of the action, and while second-hand face shots may not be quite as good as the real thing...

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Tram Bars: All-natural Kick
Food Reviews
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Tram Bars were born almost 20 years ago at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, where skier Kate Schade packed her pockets full of homemade goodies to ensure full days on the slopes...

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2013 Editors’ Choice Awards
Editors Choice
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Backcountry Magazine is ecstatic to announce the 2013 Editors' Choice Awards. These are next year's best backcountry skis, boots and bindings and we, the editors at Backcountry Magazine should know. Last spring, our team of 50 testers evaluated some 500 products at Powder Mountain, Ut. over more than 1,800 runs. We've boiled the beta for the last four months and narrowed the field—the top 70 skis, 40 boots, and 18 bindings are featured in the 2013 Gear Guide and among them are the Editors' Choice standouts. Highlighted here are the best of the best, but for more skis, boots, and bindings (and more about these products), pick up the 2013 Gear Guide, on newsstands August 28.

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2012 Editors’ Choice Awards
Editors Choice
2012 Editors’ Choice Awards

At this year’s gear tests, we evaluated over 400 products. When the dust settled there were 31 standouts, and they’ve been awarded Editors’ Choice. Find out what products took home the honors, here.

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2011 Editors Choice Selections - Splitboards
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Backcountry unveils a few of the best splitboards in this week's Editors' Choice Sneak Peek.

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2011 Editors' Choice Selections - Bindings
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Backcountry unveils a few of the best bindings in this week's Editors' Choice Sneak Peek.

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2011 Editors' Choice Selections - Telemark Boots
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Backcountry unveils a few of the best telemark boots in this week's Editors' Choice Sneak Peek.

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2011 Editors' Choice Selections - Alpine Touring Boots
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Backcountry unveils a few of the best alpine touring boots in this week's Editors' Choice Sneak Peek.

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2011 Editors' Choice Selections - Skis
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Backcountry unveils a few of the best skis in this week's Editors' Choice Sneak Peek.

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ALL 2009 Backcountry Magazine Editors Choice Selections
Editors Choice
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editor's Choice

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry's biggest-and-best ski, boot, and binding test ever.

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2009 Editors Choice Selections - Skis
Editors Choice
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editor's Choice - Skis

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry's biggest-and-best ski test ever.

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2009 Editors Choice Selections - Boots
Editors Choice
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editor's Choice - Boots

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry's biggest-and-best boot test ever.

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2009 Editors Choice Selections - Bindings
Editors Choice
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editor's Choice

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry's biggest-and-best binding test ever.

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2009 Editors Choice Selections - Snowboarding
Editors Choice
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editors Choice Selections - Snowboarding

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry's biggest-and-best board test ever.

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2009 Editors Choice Selections - Women's
Editors Choice
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editor's Choice - Women's

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry's biggest-and-best womens' test ever.

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Ski of the Week - Atomic Automatic
Ski Reviews
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Each week we're showcasing a piece of a great gear. Check out this week's feature ski, the Atomic Automatic, here.

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The Voile Vector BC: A Game Changer
Ski Reviews
Vector BC

We received prototypes of Voile's new Vector BC a couple of weeks after we reviewed the innovative crop of wide, waxless skis available last year. The Vector is a game changer, and it quickly became apparent in testing that splay—fully-rockered tips—carried the day.

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Light Touring Gear Reviewed
Ski Reviews
Light touring skis tested

Waxless Wonders: Thrill on the hill

Metal-edge waxless touring skis are making a resurgence. Following the success of the Karhu Guide, companies like Madshus, Rossignol, Fischer and Marquette are jumping full on into the light-touring scene. This January, we put the latest gear to the test, and here are the results.

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2011 Editors' Choice Selections - Skis
Ski Reviews
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Backcountry unveils a few of the best skis in this week's Editors' Choice Sneak Peek.

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2009 Editors Choice Selections - Skis
Ski Reviews
2009 Backcountry Magazine Editor's Choice - Skis

Colorado to California, Massachusetts to Montana; more than 40 men and women testers from ten states converged on the slopes of Powder Mountain, Utah for Backcountry’s biggest—and-best ski test ever.

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