There’s no doubt outdoor gear keeps getting better and better. Here writer and photographer Cameron Martindell shares a preview of some of the fall/winter 2013 gear shown at last week’s  Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, Utah. This episode features mountaineering legend Jim Whittaker on the Eddie Bauer gear used on the first American summit of Everest in 1963 (an expedition sponsored by National Geographic), La Sportiva, Point6, Mammut, Petzl, Sea To Summit, Vasque, Brooks-Range, Montane, Oboz, Julbo, Sherpa Adventure Gear, Snow Peak, and Power Practical. Better get your gear wish list started!

See Cameron’s video from Outdoor Retailer’s on-snow gear testing day.