2016 Gear Test Week: Day 4 Dispatch


The testers were back at it again on Friday at Powder Mountain, after a surprising array of songs and skits performed at the Gear Test’s Annual Talent Show on Thursday night. As the day heated up, the group took advantage of the corn and tested the faster and lighter skis of the BCM selection. By the end […]

Photo of the Day: Descension


Eirik Finseth gets ready to descend. Luster, Norway | Photo: Mattias Fredriksson mattiasfredriksson.com

Photo of the Day: Getting Elevated


Caroline Gleich treks to higher elevations. Alta backcountry, Utah | Photo: Adam Clark adamclarkphoto.com

Board Test Week: One Tester Weighs In


In Crested Butte, more than 30 testers have gathered for the Annual Board Test Week, where they are putting hundreds of the latest and greatest boards, boots and bindings through the ringer. One tester, Scott Johns, a Washington native with the personal mantra “only fun things,” gives a mid-week report on snow conditions, tours and stoke. Keep […]

2016 Gear Test Week: Day 2 Dispatch

Cashing in on Tuesday's pow. [Photo] Jeff Diener

As testers rolled into Powder Mountain for Day 2 of Gear Test Week, they were greeted with sunny skies and warm temperatures, a total 180 from Tuesday’s blustery dumpage. Skiers snagged their picks for the second round of fat ski-testing and were mowing through Tuesday’s accumulation as quickly as their bindings could be adjusted. Before the powder turned heavy from […]

Photo of the Day: All In


Greg Hill dives in. Monashee Mountains, B.C. | Photo: Bruno Long brunolong.com

Photo of the Day: Life in the Fast Track


Ben Peters picks up speed and some face shots. Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho | Photo: Jim Harris perpetualweekend.com

Photo of the Day: Hiking into the Light


Johan Jonsson and Eirik Finseth follow the light. Engelberg, Switzerland | Mattias Fredriksson mattiasfredriksson.com

Photo of the Day: Hiking the Ridge


Brody Leven bootpacks the ridgeline. Wasatch bc, Utah | Photo: Adam Clark adamclarkphoto.com

Photo of the Day: Lean In


Ben Peters leans into the perfect turn. Wasatch bc, Utah | Photo: Jim Harris perpetualweekend.com