The Jeep Cherokee was one of Jeep’s true icons back in its heyday and arguably the originator of modern SUV design. Jeep canceled the model back in 2001, replacing it with the Liberty. While the Liberty has had its fans, it never quite reached the legend status of the Cherokee. For those that weren’t watching, the Cherokee was basically a cheaper, smaller, grittier version … [Read more...] about Jeep Revives the Cherokee…or Does it?
For the 2013 winter sport show circuit, Ortovox introduced a new avalanche airbag system designed for increased flexibility. The Modular Airbag Safety System (that’s M.A.S.S. from here on out) leverages ABS TwinBag technology in a system that easily removes from one backpack and installs in another. A few years ago, you’d have had to search to find an avalanche airbag – or … [Read more...] about Ortovox Gets Modular With Avalanche Airbags
For years, snowboarders have been at the mercy of the resort when it comes to fixing and fine-tuning gear. Fix-up benches have become commonplace, but they were once few and far between. And while there have always been plenty of pocket-sized multi-tools on the market, there aren't many designed around the specific hardware needed for riding. Leatherman recently teamed up … [Read more...] about A Leatherman Just For Snowboarders
Sometimes you need a face mask, and sometimes you don’t. It’s not always that easy to tell which will be the case when you set out for a day of skiing or snowboarding. I used to use a face mask and found it a bit annoying to carry around because I only ended up wearing it one day every season or two. Eventually, I realized the face mask was essentially an unnecessary lump in my … [Read more...] about The Caldera NX4 Neckwarmer and Face Mask
Ever stop to count the number of flashlights, headlamps, lanterns, mini-LEDs, etc. that you have strewn about your garage, den, closets and deck? For many outdoor lovers, the number probably extends deep into the double digits. If you’re going to add a new light to that surplus, it had better do something special. Better yet, it had better do several special somethings. The … [Read more...] about Voltaic USB Touchlight is a Versatile Lighting Solution for Any Situation