I'm reviewing ski boots for Outside (fall '17 Buyer's Guide) and women's wading boots for Gear Institute. Investigating Utah's efforts to preserve its dark, starry skies for Mountain (summer 2017). Describing Vuarnet's meticulous lens-building process for AFAR. Revealing Robert Killian's obstacle-course training secrets for 5280 (August 2017). And alternating between mountain biking and fly-fishing: The water is high and the dirt is dry!