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  • Cold Smoke Voodoo

    93

    2015

    Snowboarding > Snowboards

    Cold Smoke Voodoo

    The Voodoo from Cold Smoke is a powder hound that slices through variable terr...

  • Scarpa Freedom RS 130

    90

    2015

    Skiing > Ski Boots

    Scarpa Freedom RS 130

    The Freedom RS is a four-buckle freeride boot with tech fitting, lug sole and ...

  • Icebreaker Anatomica Boxer

    88

    2015

    Skiing > Baselayers

    Icebreaker Anatomica Boxer

    Fashion and function in your underwear. A tie with the Lululemon boxers for se...

  • Osprey Kode 32L

    91

    2015

    Ski Backpacks > Skiing

    Osprey Kode 32L

    Simply put, the Osprey Kode 32 has it all for half to full-day forays into the...

  • Coast HL7R

    88

    2015

    Hiking & Camping

    Coast HL7R

    The COAST HL7R is a solid rechargeable headlamp with excellent beam quality, b...

  • The North Face FuseForm Brigandine 3L Jacket

    95

    2015

    Ski Jackets > Skiing

    The North Face FuseForm Brigandine 3L Jacket

    Made of a bombproof fabric, the Brigandine 3L should last years. It’s also s...

  • Scarpa Furia

    94

    2015

    Climbing > Performance Climbing Shoes

    Scarpa Furia

    The Scarpa Furia is a precision weapon for high-end sport climbing and boulder...