Nitro Snowboards T1.5

A hands-on look at both limited edition 2013 Hyped! and 2014 all mountain models

While a mild winter seems to be leaving most regions with a lackluster snowpack this year, the Northwest was blessed with a heavy snowfall over the holidays, providing a more than ample range of terrain to test the limited edition 2013 T1.5 Hyped! and 2014 T1.5 from Nitro snowboards. To get a feel for the twin tip, all mountain board we jumped on both this …

Best of CH 2012: Five Travel Pairings

Our most memorable destinations and a proper piece of luggage to complement the trip

This year, like many before it, travel played a central role in the stories we found and the people we met. Not to mention the equipment we had the pleasure of traveling with. Knowing very well that the perfect piece of luggage can make or break a travel experience we’ve selected five favorite bags to present alongside five of our most memorable destinations. Zambia As …

Mailbox

A hands on look at the smart new email management app for iOS and Gmail

The volume of email we all receive has gotten out of control and managing messages can become a full time job. To wrangle the task and keep subsequent anxiety levels in check, we welcome the soon-to-launch iPhone app Mailbox. After a few short weeks of testing we’ve come to value, if not rely on the new app for its ability to help focus on what …