For the boys. Leslie Hittmeier photo.
It's pretty difficult to buy a Christmas present for the outdoor man in your life. Critical gear choices like boots or skis are sometimes best left up to the user, as personal preference trumps even your best gear intentions. For the bloke that has everything, here is a list of gear that is fairly affordable that can be used every day in a mountain town.
Arcade Adventure Belts
The ultimate go anywhere, do anything, always comfortable belt. From hiking to hybrid board shorts, skating to snow pants, its stretch comfort, low profile design and high-grade weather-proof materials will change the way you think about belts.
Price: $26 | Shop here.
You should own a watch. The Timex Weekender provides a ton a style for a low price point with options for different straps. It's a great choice for your first watch or a low-priced option for your collection.
Price: $60 - $80 | Shop here.
In the all-new Signal, Leatherman’s traditional functional tool pairs with new preparedness features —like a diamond-coated sharpener for maintaining your straight and serrated blade, a fire-starting ferro rod, and an emergency whistle.
Price: $99 | Shop here.
Stio Men’s Miter Flannel Shirt
Born right here is Jackson Hole this soft, lightweight flannel features single button front pocket closures for comfortable layering and a classic, timeless style for year-round wear.
$95 | Shop here.
Chips 2.0 – Universal Bluetooth Wireless Helmet Audio
Bluetooth compatible in-helmet speakers with simple, glove-friendly controls for audio, phone, voice command (Siri) and push-to-talk walkie-talkie functions. The perfect way to crush some tunes on the mountain.
$130 | Shop here.
Teton Gravity Research Hydro-Flask 21 oz.
The Teton Hydro Flask Engraved - 21 oz. is the perfect go-anywhere companion on your busiest shred days.
$30 | Shop here.
Greetings, TGR readers, and welcome to our 2020 Summer Gear Giveaway! This summer, we've teamed up with a bunch of our favorite brands to give you the opportunity to win some free stuff. We know it’s been a tough year for many of you, so we’re stoked to get you some awesome gear to enjoy the summer with, whether it’s on the river, on the trail, or in the ocean. There’s never been a better time than now to acquire gear at the low cost of free.99! Every other day, we'll be adding a new
Okay, this might fall on deaf ears for many of you, but for practitioners of the dark art of snowboard mountaineering, this is big news. Phantom Snow Industries – the brand behind the amazing splitboard binding that lets you use a hardboot setup – just announced their first dedicated hardboot for snowboarding. It’s called the Slipper, and it’s a refined version of the Atomic Backland Ultimate boot they have been helping customers modify to use with their binding systems. RELATED: Check Out
For Episode 3 of In the Garage, we're doing a little deep dive into bike tech. Max Ritter photo. The bike world is all about incremental improvements. A few millimeters here and a few degrees there promise to improve your ride ever so slightly over the last iteration. But every now and then, something comes along that truly does fundamentally change the way a bike rides on the trail. Okay, I’ll admit that tire inserts are nothing new – hey just a few years ago EVERYONE was running a form