Beer From Gel Packs: Carry Brew Anywhere

Now you can have your beer (and carry it too!) with a kit that turns lightweight packets into bubbly brew -- just add water. Our lucky editor puts Pat's Backcountry beer to the taste test.
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Boil Water, Fold it Down. Metal Bottom, 'Soft' Sides On Camp Cooking Pot

The X-Pot is a unique space-saving solution for cooking in the backcountry.
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Taste Test: Beef-Based Energy Bar

Omnibars look like fruit leather, taste like Thanksgiving and are like nothing else we've tried.
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Just Add Water... 'AlpineAire' Camp Food Test

Camp food has come a long way. We look at a to-be-launched line from AlpineAire, including new flavors and a packaging redesign that makes meal choice and food prep easier than ever.
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Official Cooler 'Ice/Beer Challenge' (featuring soft-side Yeti Hopper)

Earlier this month, we unveiled the news of a new soft-shelled cooler from Yeti called the Hopper. Here's how it stood up in our Ice/Beer Challenge...
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Requisite Hydration Contest... 10 Readers Get 'Ultimate System' From Source

We tested it last week, and now we're giving away 10 of the units to readers! Source Outdoor calls its premier water-carrying product the "Ultimate Hydration System."
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Geigerrig Debuts Tiny Drink Hose From Hydration Bladder. A New Trend?

It looks like a thin IV tube. The valve is smaller than a lemon drop. This fall, Geigerrig will ship a hydration hose 1/3 the size of the industry standard.
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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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First Look: Katadyn 'Gravity Filter'

Why not let gravity do the work as opposed to pumping or other methods of purifying water? We test a new water filter from Katadyn.
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