ThirtyTwo + Crab Grab

One of snowboarding's most trusted brands teams up with a creative newcomer for a 2014 season collaboration

Since 1995 ThirtyTwo has continually produced the lightest and some of the best-selling snowboard boots in the industry. Since 2012 Crab Grab has produced little pieces of foam that you stick on your board to improve foot and hand traction. While the two seem worlds apart the connection lies in the brands’ dedication to snowboarding. Neither make running shoes nor football uniforms, both exist solely …

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 …

CH Gift Guide: Editor’s Picks

Ten shortlisted highlights from our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Twenty-twelve has been a rambunctious year in the world of product design, and we’ve been right here watching, salivating and collecting the best of the best for our annual Gift Guide. With hundreds of items already in the archive and more being added every day, plus our newly launched iOS Gift Guide app, our selections represent a highly edited survey of the overwhelming market. Following …