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Testers’ Choice: Shaggy Bailey’s Picks

The Backcountry Magazine Gear Guide is nothing without its testers—a group of 40 skiers who congregate every year at Powder Mountain, Utah to give the coming season’s skis, boots and bindings a thorough shakedown.

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2017 Editors’ Choice Awards: Skis 88-104mm

Here it is, the best gear for this winter—the 2017 Editors' Choice Awards. Last March, 80 of our most trusted testers rode and ripped around Utah's Powder Mountain and Crested Butte, Colo., testing … [Read More...]

2017 Editors’ Choice Awards: Skis 104-115mm

  Here it is, the best gear for this winter—the 2017 Editors' Choice Awards. Last March, 80 of our most trusted testers rode and ripped around Utah's Powder Mountain and Crested Butte, Colo., … [Read More...]

Venture Capital: After closing up shop, Venture Snowboards is back. But is the entire splitboard scene on shaky ground?

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Austral Aspirations: Allie Rood talks ski mountaineering and life abroad in New Zealand

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2017 Testers’ Choice: Betsy Manero’s Picks

The Backcountry Magazine Gear Guide is nothing without its testers—a group of 40 skiers who congregate every year at Powder Mountain, Utah to give the coming season’s skis, boots and bindings a … [Read More...]

2017 Editors’ Choice Awards: Splitboards

Here it is, the best gear for this winter—the 2017 Editors' Choice Awards. Last March, 80 of our most trusted testers rode and ripped around Utah's Powder Mountain and Crested Butte, Colo., testing … [Read More...]

2017 Editors’ Choice Awards: Bindings

Here it is, the best gear for this winter—the 2017 Editors' Choice Awards. Last March, 80 of our most trusted testers rode and ripped around Utah's Powder Mountain and Crested Butte, Colo., testing … [Read More...]

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