2019 Gear Test Week: An Instagram Retrospective

This year’s Gear Test Week has come to an end, and all 40 testers have hopped into planes, cars and a few dilapidated minivans to head home for the end of the season. At Backcountry Magazine, the work is just beginning for our team of editors who compile tester comments and reviews to create the 2019 Gear Guide, out this fall.


A week in review: 2019 Gear Test Week Photo Gallery

Last week, more than 40 testers flocked to Powder Mountain, Utah for 2019 Gear Test Week, spending five days on snow testing next year's backcountry skis, splitboards, boots and bindings. Matt … [Read More...]

One Guide’s Solution for Mt. Baker’s Seattle Skintrack

Pacific Northwest skiers are a mellow lot, but if you want to get them riled up, just ask about the so-called “Seattle Skintrack.” This moniker refers to skiers who travel from the city to set a steep … [Read More...]

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