First Look: Ultra-Light 'Yama' Tent Tested On Pacific Northwest Trail

From the trail contributing editor Jeff Kish submitted this review. The whole tent, made of Cuben material, weighs an incredibly feather-light 17.5 ounces.
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Knife Built-In On 'Survivor' Belt

It looks like a regular belt. But this made-for-the-outdoors belt has a knife stashed inside its buckle for campsite or survival use (and a few other features, too).
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The 50-Year Knife: Buck 'Folding Hunter' Among Most Popular Of All Time

A classic knife from Buck, the Model 110 Folding Hunter, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. After decades it remains the company's top-selling model.
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Hair Clip Multi-Tool

This little gizmo puts seven tools...in your hair!
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Trailhead To Eureka... Thru-Hiking The 'PNT'

Contributing editor Jeff Kish is hiking the 1,200-mile Pacific Northwest Trail this summer. This is his first report from the trail.
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Is Backpacking Dying?

Why do younger people seem less interested in this outdoor tradition?
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4x4 Roadtrip 'Up North'

The objective was the untouched timberland of Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and a little-known track that traverses its interior. The writer's family of four were in search of a classic summer weekend Up North.
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First Look: Mountainsmith 'Mountain Dome'

The to-be-released Mountainsmith Mountain Dome 2 is a mid-priced, all-around backpacking tent. Our editor reviews it after a night in the Rockies.
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Cooler 'Air Conditioner' Made For Outdoors

Keep your beer, and family, cool with this cooler/cold air-blower. A new product capitalizes on the simple air-cooling solution popularized by the DIY crowd with the first commercially available beverage cooler/air conditioner we've seen.
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Test: Source 'Ultimate Hydration System'

An Israel-based brand ships the "Ultimate Hydration System" worldwide and sells the kit for $54. It includes everything needed to sip water and stay hydrated in the outdoors.
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