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Classic, Skate and Backcountry

The Best Nordic Skiing Gear of 2015

Here’s the right cross-country ski gear -- classic, skate and backcountry -- to get you out the door and on the trail.

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The Gear for Rainier

Kit: Climbing Mount Rainier

To take on our recent ascent of Mount Rainier, we rounded up some of the latest and greatest mountaineering gear. And after two days, 9,000 vertical feet of climbing and weather that ranged from downright scorching to subzero wind chills, we’ve got a thing or two to say about each piece. So whether or not you plan to use any of this gear in your urban, or more rustic, adventures, you can be assured we’ve put it all through rigorous testing in a worse place. Just don’t take an ice axe on the subway.

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Made in the Shades

Polarized Perfection: 8 Great Shades For Every Summer Activity

With the latest heatwave glaring down on us, it's important to remember the basics. No, we're not talking about getting in a few bottles of water a day -- though that is essential. We mean the perfect pair of sunglasses, that underrated adventurer's friend. Whether you'll be spending your summer hitting the roads on two wheels, kicking back and enjoying the beach life, or hiking into your favorite backcountry hideaway, we've got the best sunglasses (along with similar, more affordable options) for your summer adventures.

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