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#TGRlive: Angel Collinson on FUTURELIGHT

Over the past three years, The North Face has quietly been developing the high-performance fabric to end all high-performance fabrics. Designed to be by far the lightest, most breathable, and most waterproof fabric ever created for outdoor apparel, FUTURELIGHT promises to re-define what we wear in the mountains. As a member of the North Face’s athlete team, Angel Collinson has been wearing FUTURELIGHT on trips all over the world, testing it to the extremes as only she knows how.

RELATED: #TGRlive Griffin Post Samples The All-New Sierra Nevada Skiesta

We caught up with Angel at the World Premiere of TGR’s Winterland, and had her talk through what the new fabric is all about. Basically, she found that her old gear just wasn’t breathable enough, and working hard in the mountains left her wanting more. Other athletes like Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and Griffin Post, who have largely focused their careers on foot-powered missions, felt the same way. FUTURELIGHT apparel is now available in stores. 

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Jimmy Chin Tests The New Ford Bronco In the Tetons
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Jimmy Chin Tests The New Ford Bronco In the Tetons

Jimmy Chin Tests The New Ford Bronco In the Tetons

Sure, being a tourist in the Tetons usually doesn’t require much more than a rental car pulling an RV, but in order to get to the really cool spots, you’ll need a fully-capable vehicle. When Ford released the all-new 2021 Bronco, it was immediately clear that this is a serious SUV that could take you just about anywhere. And when it comes to finding “just about anywhere” in the Tetons, Jimmy Chin knows exactly where to look. RELATED: Check Out Garett Buehler's Part In Accomplice Ford has

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SRAM Updates Eagle Drivetrain With New Colors and 52-Tooth Cassette
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It seems that this year, SRAM and Rockshox are all about incremental upgrades to their bike components. Instead of completely reinventing the wheel, they decided to refine and update their already amazing Eagle 12-Speed drivetrain. The big news is the new 10-52 tooth cassette, giving the drivetrain an unprecedented 520 percent gear range, available across the GX, XO1, and XX1 ranges. In other words, you have no more excuses about not getting up that climb. The new cassette is designed to be

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WNDR Alpine Drops New Algae-Based Vital 100 Backcountry Ski
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WNDR Alpine Drops New Algae-Based Vital 100 Backcountry Ski

WNDR Alpine Drops New Algae-Based Vital 100 Backcountry Ski

Last winter, a new ski brand joined the fray with a special trick up their sleeve. WNDR Alpine was making high-performing, really fun backcountry skis using a totally new technology: algae-based composite cores. We got a chance to sit down with founder Matt Sterbenz (who you might remember being behind 4FRNT) last fall to learn about the technology in their original ski the Intention 110, and you can read more about that here. WNDR Alpine just released their second ski, the Vital 100, and