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It’s hard to get deep into the outdoor ether if you’re not well equipped. And never before in the history of all things has there been gear like there is today. We use our team of experienced editors and contributors to help you sort through everything from skis to fly rods in your search for the ultimate outdoor experience.

It’s that time of year when gloves matter more. Spring can wreak havoc on your fingers, making it damn hard to hold on during those…

Screw the lycra jersey and SPD-compatible shoes, the most essential piece of gear the Pacific Northwest rider can have is a good wet weather jacket….

    Goggles are goggles, right? Sometimes I feel this way. As long as they don’t fog, and I look good in them, then why…

    When I see the words “athletic fit” on a product tag, I get scared. Too many après beers and a lust for good food…

When it comes to gloves, I am one picky son-of-a-bitch. There is nothing worse than ill-fitting, less-than-warm, ugly-as-sin gloves. It’s inexcusable. So why are sub-standard…

We here at KMC recently had the good fortune of getting an advanced sample of the new Quintic 28 backcountry ski/snowboard pack from Arc’teryx. While…

Beards during wintertime are great. Except when you get steak bits caught in them and your neck itches like it’s being attacked by an endless…