A camera strap by HoldFast Gear, the Kicker Tool is perfect for backcountry skiers and snowboarders, Blaze’s 300-lumen bike light and more.

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Reveals, New Launches and Gear

The Kicker Tool by DMOS Collective

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For backcountry skiers and snowboarders looking to build their own jumps, here’s what DMOS Collective calls the perfect tool. The Kicker Tool is a robust shovel/rake hybrid that’s built with “2.5mm aircraft-quality aluminum.” Designed to both move and sculpt snow, it has a 56.5-inch shaft that’ll hopefully prevent you from destroying your back while shoveling. The whole tool is easily disassembled (it has a telescoping shaft) and can fit in a backpack. Still not sold? Professional Snowboarder Travis Rice brings it with him when he seeks some winter inspiration.

Sightseer Sling Strap by HoldFast Gear

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This rustic camera strap can expand to hold lenses and cell phone pouches.

Brunton Lightwave Amp

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Brunton’s new Bluetooth-compatible lantern has an integrated speaker system. And if $200 is too steep for you, they sell a smaller $70 option.

K-Swiss x Billy Reid Collection

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K-Swiss and Billy Reid have once again collaborated. This time they’ve created an Arlington Shoe, which also comes in a high-top.

Blaze Laserlight Silver

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A 13-hour battery life and a 300-lumen LED bulb (which also has a 100 lumen setting) makes this an ideal light for bike commuters.

Burton x Alpha x Undefeated Collection

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In this new collection is a trench coat, bomber jacket, one-piece, parka, winter cargo pants and mittens.

Reviews and Buying Guides

Advice from the Crew

Stylish Knit Hats for Winter’s Worst

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From wool to alpaca to mohair and cashmere, these natural-fiber knits will keep your head warm without sacrificing style. Read the Review

Four Oregon Breweries Doing Craft Beer Differently

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The Oregon craft beer scene is one of the most saturated in the entire world. How do you decide what to drink? And does it matter? Read the Review

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Looking Ahead

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