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Deep Freeze: Coolers & Dry Ice

Dry ice gives far more freezing power per pound than regular ice. Here we offer tips to using dry ice while camping, fishing, and in the outdoors.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Let Them Choose: Best Gift Cards For Outdoorsy People

From the obscure to the obvious, these gift cards will give your outdoors lover exactly what they want for Christmas, a birthday or any special occasion.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

States ‘Opting Out’ Of Black Friday With Free Park Days

A few states will open up parks for free on Friday to encourage outdoor recreation on the day after Thanksgiving.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Camera Kit: Dakine ‘Reload’ Backpack Review

Battle-hardened shooters looking to carry a ‘run and gun’ camera setup into the wilds should consider the Reload from Dakine.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Watch: Loop Video Of Insane Alaska ‘Crack’ Ski Descent

We wrote about Cody Townsend’s incredible ski line last year, the narrow and steep “Crack” chute. Now you can watch it over and over again with via this video loop.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

‘Trivia Lift’ Is Like ‘Cash Cab’ On The Ski Hill

Answer trivia questions posed by game show host as you ride the chairlift. But don’t get three wrong, or else!

Monday, November 23rd, 2015


Titanium Hardtail: Advocate Cycles’ 27.5+ Hayduke

A do-it-all hardtail, the Advocate Cycles Hayduke can run multiple wheel sizes and is a supreme ride that inspires confidence on all terrain.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

First Look: Vibram Wrap-On ‘Winter Furoshiki’ Footwear

No laces, no tongue, a shearling wool interior, and an innovative wrap-on design… the Winter Furoshiki footwear from Vibram stands out as perhaps the most innovative “boots” of the year.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Extra Cush All-Terrain: Hoka ‘Tor’ Boot Reviewed

These ‘fat tire boots’ are big and cushioned, but they still roll fast. We review the Hoka Tor Ultra hiking boots.

Monday, November 9th, 2015

First Look: 2016 KEEN Versatrail Hiking Shoe

KEEN takes aim at the ‘light hiker’ category with its 2016 flagship footwear, the Versatrail. We laced up for a 10-mile hike last week in New Mexico for a first review.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Tested: ENO’s Lightest Hammock Yet

Weight weenies will rejoice in a much lighter hammock system, but does it sacrifice too much comfort? Find out in this review of the ENO Sub7.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Tiny Tank: The Superb Karroll SES

Exceptional steel, a complex grind the joy of owning a one-of-a-kind tool are reasons to consider buying this handmade knife.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Utility Pants: Two-Week Test At ‘Mongol Derby’

Under Armour touts its designers ‘thought of everything’ with these pants, the Performance Utility Chino. Our contributor wore them for a two-week review in Mongolia.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Cotopaxi ‘Llama Fleece’ Jacket Review

The Kusa jacket line from Cotopaxi is stuffed with an insulation made by combining polyester with wool trimmed from the long-neck domestic beasts.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Superior Hatchet: Hults Bruk ‘Almike’ Review

Made by hand by Swedish blacksmiths, the Hults Bruk hatchet is functional craftsmanship at its finest.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

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‘Modular’ Sleeping: Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag

Three sleeping bags in one. That’s the promise of the new Thylacine sleeping bag from Kammok. This review finds its modular sleeping bag system is a success.

BWCA Dispatch: 50-Night Sleeping Bag Test

After 50 days of sleeping in the Sea To Summit Talus Ts II our reviewer has found her favorite sleeping bag.

Log + Drill = Rocket Stove!

This looks like a fun DIY experiment for your next camping trip. All you need is a drill, 1″ bit and length of firewood.

A Technical Comforter For Your Outdoors Bed

Rumpl’s new Super Fleece is designed to take your cuddling into the great outdoors.


Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Titanium Bike Lock: Ultra-Light ‘TiGr Mini’ Review

The new titanium TiGr Mini bike lock weighs less than a pound and will deter thieves. We put it to the test against a hacksaw blade.

Bike Safe: Tips To Ride At Night

As the hours of daylight get shorter, it’s time for bike commuters to increase visibility and safety.

Women’s ‘Cycling Panties’ Have Chamois Insert

Designed to be worn under casual clothing, ZIB panties have a chamois for comfort on the saddle.


Apps & Gadgets For 2015-16 Snow Season 

From realtime traffic tracking apps to ‘smart’ bindings, these tech apps and gadgets are perfect for a day on the slopes.

Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Prototype TNF Parka Made Of ‘Synthetic Spiderweb’ Thread

It will be the first jacket made from the protein-based thread QMONOS, a synthetic variation of the silk made by spiders.

‘Emergency’ Cell Phone Runs On AA Batteries

Mobile phones are tools in emergency situations — so long as they work. A simple $59 phone can be tossed in a backpack or car trunk and maintain battery life for years.


Term ‘Lumbersexual’ Is Oxford ‘Word Of The Year’ Finalist

From obscurity to Oxford English Dictionary’s ‘word of the year’ finalist, the term lumbersexual has had a wild ride.

Magic Compass, Everest Update, Llama Wool Jacket: GearJunkie Week In Review

A recap of top stories, week of Nov. 1 – 7, 2015.

Colorado Has New Snow Tire Requirements For Passenger Vehicles

Hoping to lessen some of the horrific traffic in Colorado ski country, the state’s Department of Transportation recently approved new tire requirements.

Burley Design Recalls 34,000 Child Bike Trailers

In 35 reported instances, the trailer tow bar connection has failed, resulting in two injuries.

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