It Has Been a Record-Setting Summer on K2

K2

While the spring belongs to Everest, the summer is all about K2. The world’s second highest peak always takes center stage in July and August and this year has been no different. But it has been a record-setting climbing season on this formidable mountain, which seems to be going through a significant transformation. The Savage … Read more

Gear Review: Oros Wayfinder Pant

Oros Wayfinder

A few weeks back we took a look at the Oros Explorer Hoodie—a quarter-zip pullover that we loved for its comfort and simple design. In that review, we also talked about Oros’s use of aerogel, a lightweight material that is one of the warmest insulators known to man. The company uses aerogel across all of … Read more

The Terrain Boot has a Piston for Ankle Support

Terrain boots

If you’ve ever done any serious hiking or backpacking on difficult and demanding trails, you probably know how important it is to have good ankle support. Not only does a mid- or high-length boot provide additional stability, but they also help prevent an accidental turn of an ankle that could spell big trouble in the … Read more