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‘The God Of Skiing’ Will Stoke You For Winter

Review of The God Of Skiing: Journalist Peter Kray’s first novel is a rowdy ride of a read.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Hammocks For Rent: 12 ‘Camping’ Options On Airbnb

Want to go camping without packing up all the gear? These 12 spots — some of more than 300 Airbnb tent rentals across the United States — offer a cushy outdoor spot to sleep under the stars.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Columbia Sportswear Hires ‘Directors Of Toughness’

This might be the best job in the outdoors world.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Infrared Vision From Tiny Camera: FLIR One Review

Want to see in the dark? This camera by Flir attaches to a phone and provides a lens that senses heat and presents it in the visible sphere.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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‘One Tough Mother’ Returning To Columbia Pitch

Gert Boyle, the Chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear, will return to her iconic role in the brand’s advertising.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

October Snow: Powder Turns Today In Colorado

At least one person has got a few powder turns in Colorado so far this year.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015


King Of The Budget Blades

The CRKT Drifter is an exceptional value and one of the best knives for under $25.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Haul Huge Loads: Mystery Ranch ‘Glacier’ Pack 2016

The burly construction of the Mystery Ranch ‘Glacier’ is made for heavy work and is tested hard in Montana for this review.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Tested: The $3 Million Messenger Bag

Worth every penny, the Peak Designs Everyday Messenger rises above the rest.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Merino Wool: Ultimate Dressed-Up Travel Shirt

Libertad Travel Apparel marries the stink resistance of wool with the tailoring of a dress shirt.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

‘Pack Of All Trades’ For Bike, Hike & Travel

This mid-size Boreas Lagunitas is a ‘pack of all trades’ perfect for a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

SOG Mini Aegis: Quality Knife Off ‘Big Box’ Shelf

Shopping at a big box store, this knife is a gem among a sea of garbage.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Underwater ‘Headphones’ Stream Audio Thru Jaw

Good underwater headphones will help those swim workouts go by much faster.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Vibram’s ‘Wrap On’ Minimalist Furoshiki Footwear

The Vibram Furoshiki shoes are advertised as outsoles that wrap around your foot.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

CRKT Swindle: Knife Styled After ‘Riverboat Gambler’

Its reverse curved handle and wharncliffe blade is a modern version of the river boat gambler favorite.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

‘Reeb Dikyelous’ Is My Dream Bike

Riding this belt drive, single-speed, made-in-Colorado bike made me lust for one of my very own.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Best Flannel Shirts 2015: ‘Performance’ To Fashion Picks

Suit up this fall to hike, man the tailgate grill, or wield an ax for firewood… a flannel shirt on your back is the official uniform of the outdoors and autumn’s wardrobe workhorse.


Today’s flannel is a far cry from the mean streets circa ’90s Seattle or Paul Bunyan’s tack shop. More tech, less scratchy, and all-around comfortable, there are endless options for purveyors of plaid. We took a spin through the aisles to see what’s come into style this season. Here’s a skim off the top.

Made In USA – Stormy Kromer Flannel Shirt ($99)

stormy kromer flannelYou can get a cheaper cotton flannel. But this one is made in the USA, cut and sewn domestically. The 100-percent cotton flannel is a classic for cool days when moisture isn’t a concern. A soft, beefy flannel material... [continue reading]

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Packable ‘Firebox’ Made For Outdoors Cooking

A new camping stove can be used to burn wood, gas, alcohol — and even bake.

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LED Light Strand: ‘Luminoodle’ New Kind Of Camp Lantern

A strand of silicone-encased LEDs, this simple product is bright enough to light up a tent or a picnic table for camp cooking at night.

‘Hoverboard’ Flies Over Ground, But Does Not Float

The Hoverboard is touted as a superior solution in an emerging category of powered boards that “float” over the ground.

Wind Energy: Portable ‘Trinity’ Turbine Power Station

Free energy from the wind is captured and converted to electricity with these portable turbines.


October Snow: Powder Turns Today In Colorado

At least one person has got a few powder turns in Colorado so far this year.

Man Fights Off Grizzly By Shoving Arm Down Its Throat

Man says unorthodox method passed down from grandmother’s magazine clipping may have saved his life.

Chance Of A Lifetime: Expert Climbers Seek Young Protégés

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