Author: Magee Walker

Review: Women’s Eddie Bauer Highline Trail Pro

Functionality  The Highline Trail Pro is loaded with features that make them truly fit for the trails. They strike a perfect balance between keeping your feet dry and comfortable under any conditions, without adding on too much extra weight. The...

Review: Women’s Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody

Functionality Late spring, summer, and early fall are considered by many to be the primetime for outdoor adventures – and that’s exactly when the Atom SL comes in handy. It was made to throw on as on outer layer for...

Review: Showers Pass Bamboo-Merino Henley Shirt

Who says you have to hide your base layers? Though base layers often get buried beneath mid and outer layers, Showers Pass Bamboo-Merino Henley is sharp enough to wear as an everyday shirt. Here’s how it measures up. Functionality The...

Review: Tani’s Thermaluxe Thermal Set

Tani USA’s silky soft Thermaluxe base layers feel good on the outside, and you’ll feel warm and fuzzy on the inside knowing that they’re made of environmentally friendly material consisting of – get this – recycled coffee bean shells. Functionality ★★★★★...

Review: Salomon X Ultra Mid 2 GoreTex Women’s Hiking Boots

I picked these boots up to get me through a five month trip consisting of hiking, backpacking, car camping, backcountry camping and even horseback riding, and I was blown away by how such a clean-looking, no-frills, inexpensive boot performed. Functionality ★★★★...

Review: Showers Pass Rogue Hoodie

Functionality: ★★★★★ The Rogue Hoodie is the ideal outer layer for the spring and fall months. The three-layer waterproof softshell Artex material means that this jacket will keep you nice and dry, while still being flexible enough to move around in,...

Review: Icebreaker Sprite Racerback Sports Bra

Functionality: ★★★★★ My old running and yoga sports bras just weren’t cutting it on my winter mountain adventures. Despite being made from so-called sweat wicking fabrics, they clung onto moisture, leaving me wet and cold after hikes or particularly aggressive powder...

6 Tips for Staying Dry on the Slopes

Staying dry on the mountain is synonymous with staying comfortable on the mountain. It doesn’t matter how warm you are—if you’re wet, you’re miserable. There are generally two ways to get wet on the mountain: from the inside out, and...

Review: MindShift rotation180 Panorama Pack

Functionality: ★★★★ Designed with the action sports photographer in mind, the rotation180 Panorama comes with all the bells and whistles: a camera storage area with Velcro inserts, a hydration pocket, a designated spot for your tripod, room for extra gear and...

9 Gift Ideas for the Runner in Your Life

Runners are a rare breed. They’ll happily swap a sleep-in session for a training run in the dark. They’ll barely notice if a toenail falls off. And they’ll gleefully give you a mile-by-mile replay of their last race, bathroom breaks...

6 Gift Ideas for the Skier in Your Life

It’s pretty convenient that Christmas happens to coincide with the start of ski season. For skiers and snowboarders, lists to Santa are filled with gear, gear, and more gear. Come December 26, you’re guaranteed to see a lot of snazzy...

7 Gadgets to Enjoy This Winter

This winter, we’re grateful for ingenious products that help keep us warmer, make outdoor activities even more fun, and bring a little more happiness to the season. Whether you’re looking for a few gift ideas or are building your own...

Review: Saxx Blacksheep Long John Fly

If you’re planning on spending some time in the snow this winter, a good pair of long underwear is an absolute must. Gentlemen, behold the ultimate pair of long underwear. They offer the usual perks of a perfect pair of...

Review: tasc Performance’s Bamboo Boxer Briefs

Think about it: underwear is the ultimate base layer, so surely it deserves as much attention as your mid layers and top layers. If you’re using the same pair of underwear for sports that you use for sleeping or laying...

The Best Strollers for Runners

When you welcome a little one into your family, things change. That much is inevitable. But not everything has to change—your running, for instance. Instead of hanging up those running shoes for, oh, say the next 13 years, invest a...