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Isaac Laredo
Isaac Laredo

Isaac Laredo

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Isaac Laredo loves three things with all his heart: turns, granite cracks, and golden retrievers. He currently resides in North Lake Tahoe to cultivate stoke from these adventure activities in his backyard; the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Isaac is a recent graduate of Sierra Nevada College in Interdisciplinary Studies: Environmental Science and Outdoor Adventure Leadership. The world-class location allows him to be snowboarding, climbing, or biking almost every day. Fortunately, this provides a lot of opportunity for gear testing. He has AAA professional level avalanche training coupled with a wilderness first responder. Isaac is working toward becoming an AMGA Spiltboard guide. The goal of the continued training is to spend his life facilitating the creation of special moments outdoors through recreating, guiding and educating.

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Best Ski Socks of 2022

Best Ski Socks of 2022

Calling all ladies and gents seeking the best ski socks. Our testers virtually live on the slopes in the winter and have been testing the best socks on the market throughout the last...
Best Ski Goggles of 2022

Best Ski Goggles of 2022

If you're still skiing in your warped and scratched goggles that should have been retired 10 years ago, this is a great time to explore the newest models available. We researched over 100...
Best Ski Helmets of 2022

Best Ski Helmets of 2022

Buying a new ski helmet can be an overwhelming decision, to say the least. There are so many options for so many different skiers. Our team
Giro Ratio MIPS
Best Buy

Giro Ratio MIPS

Goldilocks conditions are hard to come by, especially when it's a striking balance of performance and price. This helmet nails it
Smith Mission MIPS
Best Buy

Smith Mission MIPS

One helmet that is great for both backcountry skiing and resort riding go-to for ski touring because of its protective features and weight. This helmet has MIPS and Koroyd for a darn good...
Anon Logan WaveCel
Top Pick

Anon Logan WaveCel

Smart and stylish, this helmet marries heavily-researched and tested protective technology with freeride steez. Ventilation is also
Best Splitboard Climbing Skins

Best Splitboard Climbing Skins

Our expert team purchased and extensively tested 7 models of skins side by side to sort out the distinctions in key metrics.
Smartwool Ski Full Cushion
Editors' Choice

Smartwool Ski Full Cushion

For those who demand the most out of their ski socks, Smartwool has created a new industry standard for quality. These socks fit like a glove with great thermoregulation and durability.
G3 Splitboard+ Universal
Editors' Choice

G3 Splitboard+ Universal

This plush skin perfectly balances grip and glide. With impressive tip and tail connectors, the Universal is a great choice for nearly every splitboarder out there.
Jones Nomad PRO
Top Pick

Jones Nomad PRO

An efficient mohair/nylon mix that is lightweight and packable, they represent a solid choice. Purchasing these skins pre-sized to a Jones splitboard would be an especially smart call.
Best Splitboard Bindings

Best Splitboard Bindings

What's the best splitboard binding of 2021? We evaluated the market and purchased the top 11, testing them side by side to find the best.
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