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Coleman’s new Fyre Champion camp stove is an upgrade on a classic camp stove. We test it on a head-to-head breakfast showdown.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

ESEE Candiru: Fixed-Blade Knife Built To Carry Every Day

One part paring knife and one part chopper, the Candiru is one hell of a work knife.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

First Look: German ‘Ghost’ Bike

The Ghost Kato FS 7 packs a lot of high-end components into a moderately priced full suspension mountain bike.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Scraps To Packs: ‘Upcycled’ Cotopaxi Backpack

The Luzon is crafted from left-over scraps of other bags.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Mud, Snow, Puddles, Slop… Ultimate Wet-Weather Shoe

After 30 of the muddiest, wettest miles I’ve run, I’m a believer in the waterproof Altra Lone Peak 2.0 Neoshell.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Two Climbers, One Sleeping Bag. ‘Backcountry Bed’ Put To Extreme Test On Rainier

An extreme test, our two correspondents shared a single oversize Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed on a 5-day Mount Rainier trip.

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Holy Roller! 22 MPH Electric Longboard

Just press a button and go (fast) on this high-end electric skateboard.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Solar Cooker: GoSun Stove Bakes Food With Sunshine

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Friday, June 5th, 2015

Bombproof: ‘Fugoo’ Makes Best Bluetooth Speaker For Outdoors

We dropped it from an overpass, ran it over with a car, even drowned it under water, and the Fugoo Bluetooth speaker still kept dropping beats.

Friday, April 24th, 2015

UNEEK Review: Footwear ‘Made Of Cord’ Put To Test

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Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Pocket Power‘Flip 2O’ Test

Goal Zero is a go-to source for powering your tools in the backcountry. Here we look at the Flip 20 USB charger.

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As someone who constantly runs my phone to zero power, the Flip 20 has become an everyday-carry item.

About the size of a large pack of chewing gum, it fits in a pocket while plugged into a phone. The $49.99 product is simply a battery bank with USB compatibility.

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Two full phone charges inside the little blue box

It plugs into headlamps, GPS units, cameras, and phones. To add power to the Flip’s internal battery you plug it into a laptop or wall outlet to recharge.

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