Ballistic Jacket? Will it stop bullets? Probably not but it will help protect you from the elements. There’s nothing like a high end technical jacket and Bonfire has been doing it for a long time. The Brighton pants rank right up there with the jacket as well. The short of it is this is technical [...]
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Gloves are the one thing we all end up having to buy and frequently go through. To hear of someone that gets more than one season out of a set of gloves is a rarity. Back in the day I used to ride DefCon exclusively, to this day I still use pairs of theirs that [...]
Looking for a jacket that’s light weight and might be endorsed by a pro snowboarder? Well that’s what hte 686 Forecast is. So now on to the pants, lets just say if you’re going to be hiking the Arctic Circle you might want a pant that’s functional like this. Either way watch the video and [...]
We sent our resident backcountry Sasquatch out to test more outerwear in the wilds of Colorado. This is what Gary had to say about the Trew Bellows Jacket and how he felt riding in it. You should read this if you’re more of an outdoorsy type person.
Heading into the backcountry? Want some super technical outerwear that doesn’t look like a standard old man brand? You should probably check out Trew. Hailing from the Pacific North West and making outerwear for all kinds of conditions these guys don’t disappoint. Here’s what Gary our resident backcountry afficionado had to say about their Eagle [...]
Bonfire one of the original snowboard outerwear companies has always known how to blend style with function. These pieces are no different and we had out resident female experts help out in testing these pieces to the fullest. For more on the Heavenly Pant and Echo Jacket check out this video review.
Goggles are a bit of a personal thing when it comes to how they fit and function with you. Some people still prefer a stamped lens while others go out of their way to find that one goggle and lens combo that provides zero distortion as well as an optimal fit on their face. We [...]
L1 the premium outerwear company that has been copied by many sent us the Rambler Jacket and Thunder Pants. We used it, we were complimented on it, we even abused it a little in the hot tub and sauna. In the end we discovered that the only way to be as hesh as possible is [...]
Echelon Snowboards Cold Weather Combat System (CWCS) Operator Sigma Jacket might not be for everyone. But those that are braving the elements, pushing their boundaries further, and just like pockets might find this review useful. Here’s a brief video review.
Seems everyone is getting into making face masks these days. Here’s another review of yet another company doing something that might help you with snowboarding. Granted this looks like it might work better for surgery or protecting you from the Bird Flu than the elements.