A wish list published by the TWS editors. “Gimme, gimme, gimme.”
The Smith Method Street Series in black with photochromic gray lenses are lightweight, functional, and functional … do I make myself clear?
Big Agnes sleeping bags are made with a sleeve for a built-in sleeping pad so you never roll off of it. It’s a cool little company from Steamboat Springs.
Wolverine Divide Series bag
“I’m not trying to lose weight, I’m bulking up.”-TWS Photo Editor Nick Hamilton on his daily feedings of Whey Protein Isolates. “So those muscles don’t waste away on the mountain in the cold.”
Evan, the young editor, has found that you can’t go wrong when you go Neff-Mismatch in black/white ($28), Joey in brown/light brown ($26), and Smokey in black ($22).
Smartwool Neck Gaiters ($20) aren’t as cool as bandannas, but they work better and aren’t as “mouthy” at the end of the day.
Of all the lip balms out there, only two are preferred by the female editors of TWS: Neutrogena Lip Moisturizer and Softlips ($3). Why? Because they work.
These Skullcandy Icon headphones aren’t too big or too small, they’re just right-mama-bear size. They’re a happy medium between studio headphones and those damn earbuds that always fall out.
The Ogio Ty Video backpack ($175) is the perfect backpack for carrying a computer, a video camera, and all the little cords, batteries, and other crap that comes along with that stuff. Get organized and fight the urge to be a complete junk-show.
The Grenade CL Smooth ($70) is a luxury all leather, fur-lined mitt. They even come with a little packet of Nikwax to keep your hands real dry.