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 …

Westcomb Focus LT Hoody

The first bare bones shell jacket constructed of 100% waterproof and air permeable eVent DVL fabric

Whether you spend your spare time in the great outdoors or exploring the city, a lightweight, waterproof jacket is a staple this time of year. A standout among the masses of Gore-Tex and Thinsulate out there is the Focus LT Hoody from Westcomb, a company known for melding sleek design with the latest in high-performance materials. Dubbed a hoody due to its basic build—no pit …