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Instant karma or police brutality? An incident in Minneapolis this week has us scratching our heads.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Simple Trick To Make Expensive Outdoor Footwear Last Longer

For just a few dollars, you can extend the life of your expensive outdoors shoes.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Visual Guide: Flora & Fauna

Learn a little more about the wild lands you roam with this handy guide to common animal tracks and plants.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Bill Bryson’s ‘Walk In The Woods’ To Hit Big Screen

The beloved (by some) book from Bill Bryson, A Walk In The Woods, has been adapted into a movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

‘Buckle Up’ Your Pup: Ruffwear Harness Safety Belt

The Ruffwear Load Up Harness gives dog owners peace of mind while driving and keeps dogs where they belong.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015


Across A Continent In Winter: Gear For The PCT

Two men just hiked across America in winter. This gear helped them succeed on the first winter thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Tarptent: The American Dream Shelter

USA-made shelters are a go-to choice for lightweight hiking.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

First Look: Salomon ‘Mud Shoe’

Salomon created the new version of the Fellcross with its professional trail-running team, and the company markets them as giving “performance our top athletes demand for racing in mucky conditions.”

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Life Or Death Climbing: Alex Honnold Q&A

We connected with Alex Honnold for a quick interview on his goals for climbing this year.

Friday, April 24th, 2015

2015: Year Of The E-Bike?

As electric bicycle technology matures, riders are going farther, faster; but stigmas still surround these hybrid machines.

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

First Look: Big Agnes Lighted Tent

The mtnGLO series of tents from Big Agnes have built-in lighting and other tech-driven features. We put the 4-person Gilpin Falls to the test for this review.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

$35 ‘Adventure’ Hammock

The Adventure Hammock is an affordable and functional option for campers looking to hang out.

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Donkey Label: High-End, American-Made Cycling Kit

This USA-made cycling kit is so nice, I loathe the thought of wearing something else when it’s inevitably laundry time.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

First Look: Canada Goose Canyon Shell

This hard shell comes with a hefty price tag, but is it worth the cost? Our editor puts it to the test.

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Strongest Canoe Ever Made?

It was still seaworthy after being tossed from a 100 foot building, pummeled with a sledgehammer, and wrapped around a rock.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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