Home Gear Reviews

Gear Reviews

Gear Reviews of different winter, summer, indoor and outdoor sports equipment. We’ll let you know what’s worth spending your money on and what isn’t.

Snow season is upon us and you know what that means...time to start shopping around for your newest stick! If you're an experienced rider that digs the total mountain experience, then the 2014 Never Summer Cobra Snowboard might just be...
The Burton Ambush Snowboarding Boots are a great pair of snowboarding boots for just about anyone. They work well for any rider from the beginner to the expert, especially if you don’t want to break the bank on a single purchase.
Though wearing an airbag backpack is no guarantee of survival in an avalanche, having one like the 2014 Dakine ABS Vario Cover Pack on will greatly improve your chances  if you encounter such an emergency on your snowboarding adventures. Of...
Boots are an important and essential piece of gear for any snowboarding setup. Rather than just pick up any old pair, why not invest a little of your hard-earned dough in a top-quality set of shred kicks this winter. The...
If you’re a dedicated powder fiend, neither cold, nor wind, nor minor injury, nor work will keep you from getting a powder-morning fix. There’s one thing that can stop you, however: losing your skis. While this may or may not be a problem you’ve ever experienced, it’s one you don’t want to face. Few things about skiing could be as disturbing as the image of friends, acquaintances, gapers and foes lapping you and carving scars across your virgin snow while you dig frantically for your skis – that’s no way to spend a powder day.
The 2014 Dinosaurs Will Die Bogart Snowboard is a freestyle masterpiece that can kick it on any terrain. Designed and ridden by Ben Bogart, the snowboard is his go-to board no matter the time of year or the conditions. If...
Strafe is a fairly new company based out of Aspen, Colorado that specializes in high-performance outwear for winter snow sports such as snowboarding and skiing. Previously on Much Awesome, we took a look at their Nomad Pants. Today we...
The Louis Garneau Neo Trail LX II Snowshoe is the perfect hiking snowshoe for budget conscious beginners interested in casual day hikes through rolling hills of snow. With winter right around the corner, now is the best time to invest...
Though we don't cover skiing very frequently here on Much Awesome, these 2014 Armada Norwalk Skis are too awesome not to take a closer look at. The skis are designed with aggressive big-mountain powder fiends in mind. Those skiers who...
The snowboarding industry is filled with dozens of superb companies offering a wide range of top-quality products for boarders and skiers alike. While forking over moola for a new jacket might not be quite as exciting as, say, investing...
Electric has been creating top-of-the-line super dope accessories for years upon years now. You probably know them for their eyewear... But the accessories giant has stepped into a whole new marketplace with the release of their first collection of watches....
Lib Technology goes bananas once again with their 2014 Lib Tech Skate Banana Original Snowboard. True to its roots, the board is an absolute freestyle killer featuring only a few updates since it was first released five years ago. The...
Hit the trails this winter in the new MSR Lighting Ascent Women's Snowshoes. If you're a gal that loves to be outdoors, then these high-end snowshoes are a must in your winter activities arsenal. The MSR Lightning Women's Snowshoes can...
Over the past few years, skiers and snowboarders have migrated increasingly from resort slopes and parks to surrounding sidecountry and onward to deeper, more remote backcountry peaks and lines. While backcountry riding has opened up all kinds of new possibilities, it’s also increased the need for more purpose-built gear. K2 answers this need with the all-new Kwicker splitboard package, which promises to be the most user-friendly splitboarding solution on the market.
Out of all of the 2014 snowboards that I've seen so far, no matter the company, the GNU Billy Goat has by far the sickest graphic. Designed by Adam Haynes of Bend, Oregon, the graphic features a train, flames,...