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Buck Yedor

Buck Yedor

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Buck has been working in the outdoor industry since 2006 when he started his first job working at a local climbing and hiking outfitter in Southern California. After college, Buck found his way onto the Yosemite Search and Rescue team where he spent three years participating in a wide variety of backcountry rescue operations that included everything from high angle rescues on El Capitan to multiday searches deep in the backcountry. After his time in Yosemite, he spent five years working for and managing one of the largest indoor climbing route setting crews in the world. These days you can find him chasing the seasons in his van, trying to get his hands and feet moving over as much wild rock as possible.

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Best Budget Down Jacket of 2022

Best Budget Down Jacket of 2022

Are you looking for a new cold-weather layer? We researched over 25 of the top-selling down jackets available today before selecting nine to put through a series of side-by-side tests.
Balance Community Prim-40 Kit
Top Pick

Balance Community Prim-40 Kit

Whether you are a beginner looking for your first line or an experienced pro, this line offers something for everyone. New slackers won't quickly outgrow this kit while it's high quality...
Best Budget Sweatpants of 2022

Best Budget Sweatpants of 2022

Looking to stay cozy in a new pair of sweatpants? After researching 25 highly regarded pairs, we extensively tested the 10 best to help ease your search.
Best Fleece Jackets of 2022

Best Fleece Jackets of 2022

Looking for a new fleece to add some extra warmth to your life? We've purchased 10 of the top fleece jackets on the market and put them through months of rigorous testing in order to help...
Best Down Jackets of 2022

Best Down Jackets of 2022

Searching for an awesome new down jacket but aren't sure where to begin? Our experts reviewed 12 of the best and most popular mid and lightweight models available on the market today to...
The Best Sweater of 2022

The Best Sweater of 2022

Sweaters are an awesome way to change up your look while adding some extra warmth to your life. The quality and comfort of even name-brand options can vary widely. Our expert reviewers...
Best Socks of 2022

Best Socks of 2022

Finally time to replace your tired old socks? We researched over 15 pairs of the best of the selling socks before picking 10 of them to compare in a rigorous side by side comparison.
Rab Electron Pro
Top Pick

Rab Electron Pro

If you're looking for a jacket that thrives in properly cold weather, look no further. One of the warmest jackets we tested in this review, this coat is perfect for layering up during...
Best Budget Pants of 2022

Best Budget Pants of 2022

Is the thought of replacing your favorite but old and worn-out pants daunting? We researched 25 of the best-selling pants available before taking a deeper look at 10 of the best-looking...
Arc'teryx Kyanite Hoody
Top Pick

Arc'teryx Kyanite Hoody

Comfortable, warm, and easy to layer over, this fleece leaves little to be improved upon. Ideal for climbing, skiing, or backpacking, this midweight option is ready to go the distance.
Best Budget Backpacks

Best Budget Backpacks

Are you in need of a new backpack for school or everyday use? Our team of reviewers independently purchased ten of the best selling backpacks to compare in series of side by side tests.
Best Budget Fleece Jackets

Best Budget Fleece Jackets

Are you looking for a warm and lightweight layer to add to your arsenal of cold weather clothing? After investigating the best fleeces being offered, we selected ten to independently...
REI Co-op 650 Down Jacket 2.0
Best Buy

REI Co-op 650 Down Jacket 2.0

This is a budget-friendly jacket perfect for those looking for a warm insulating layer but who don't need the more serious capabilities of other more premium options.
Patagonia Down Sweater Hoody
Top Pick

Patagonia Down Sweater Hoody

When it comes to comfort and style, this is the top dog. While it's not the lightest or most technical, it performs well enough as a belay jacket or insulating layer for a backcountry ski...
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