When ski magazines start arriving in your mailbox, you know winter isn't that far off. Backcountry Magazine's Gear Guide features a stellar roundup of this year's best new gear for the backcountry, from skis and boots to yes, jackets and pants. Testers describe the Flylow Crowe Jacket as "Very breathable and a good weight for all-around wear. And the Compound Pant as "Rugged pants to roll from one season to the next." Here are the full reviews and be sure to pick up a copy of the latest Backcountry Magazine at a store near you.