Giro Source MIPS & Giro Manifest Spherical

David Golay reviews the Giro Source and Manifest Spherical for Blister

It’s not hard to spend several hundred dollars on a mountain bike helmet, but should you? And what do you give up, in opting for a less-expensive option? We’ve been doing some head-to-head testing of Giro’s moderately-priced Source and high-end Manifest Spherical helmets to find out, and you can now read our full review to see how they compare.

Strafe Castle Jacket

Kristin Sinnott reviews the Strafe Castle Jacket for Blister

With a sleek look that’s paired with high-end materials and insulation, the Strafe Castle Jacket warrants strong consideration if you’re in the market for an insulated ski / snowboard jacket that doesn’t look out of place away from the slopes.

Smith Mainline Helmet

David Golay reviews the Smith Mainline helmet for Blister

For folks who want full-face protection on the down without the full-face sweatiness on the up, the Smith Mainline should be high on your list. Check out our review of this lighter, more breathable alternative to traditional full-face helmets.

Strafe Cham Jacket & Pants

Luke Koppa reviews the 2020-2021 Strafe Cham Jacket & Cham Pants for Blister

This season Strafe once again updated their touring-oriented Cham Jacket & Pant, and we think the latest iteration is one of the best backcountry outerwear kits we’ve used. Check out our full, in-depth review to see why.

Sunglasses Roundup — 2020

Sunglasses: you use them, and if you spend a lot of time outside, you probably use them all the time. We’ve rounded up a variety of our current go-to sunglasses, from affordable, casual options to versatile, yet stylish frames to performance-oriented shades.