Now that DSLRs are the cameras of choice, bringing it along on your vacation is the next order of business. Lowepro’s new Passport Sling does the job nicely, with a padded camera box that has room for a camera and two lenses, along with a built-in pocket for memory cards. The camera box is collapsible and removable for use without camera gear, and the sling also sports a roomy compartment for your other techy devices, a wallet, a light jacket, a book or whatever else you like to pack along. It’s available in the standard black, as well as in blue and brown. $89; lowepro.com
The company’s unit tracks vertical drop, speed, pairs with your phone, and attaches seamlessly to any ski goggle.
Our testers get this gear in exchange for a week of work. You can get it just for being awesome.
Blown knees are the bane of skiers, but a small Vermont-based binding company claims to have solved the problem.
Compressed air, venturi valves, horse collars, fans, argon, TSA rules, cable pulls. The lingo alone can spin your head, so let us set you straight.
Island and mountain prints add flair to the slopes this season.
For when you don’t want to haul or buy ski gear on your next trip.
To get the best ski gear, start at the bottom and work up.
Pro skiers use them, so they should be good enough for you. Right?
Philip Tavell, head honcho of Helly Hansen’s ski line, dishes on fashion trends, Scandinavian scruples, and new gear shown at Aspen International Fashion Week.
We’re on 2015’s best boards at Snowbird. We’ll let you know what we find out.