Photos Of Shuttered Paradise: Yosemite Hike Before Shutdown

U.S. National Parks remain closed due to the government shutdown, but we've got 15 photos of a recent hiking trip to Yosemite to help fill the void.
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Man Bushwhacking The Boundary Waters, No Trails On 80-Mile Route

A Minnesota man will attempt to cross the rugged, lake covered region of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area on foot, without a boat and off trail.
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'All Clear' UV Light Bottle Purifies Water in 60 Seconds

With its All Clear bottle, CamelBak cites bacteria, viruses, and protozoan cysts (including the troublesome cryptosporidium breed) are rendered benign by UV light.
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Light Boot Offers 'Natural Motion.' Our First Look at Asolo Piuma

Heavier and more protective than a trail running shoe, the boot still allows the foot to move naturally thanks to a flexible sole and wide toe box.
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Wine in the Backcountry: First Look at 'Modern Bota Bag'

If you like wine in the outdoors, this container will carry it without the danger and weight of glass bottles. Unscrew the cap and pour the wine inside...
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Rugged Terrain, Long Desert Trek in ECCO Shoes

"It's noon in the desert. I'm five miles into the Abajo Mountains of southeast Utah in search of ancient ruins." In this post, a shoe reviewer heads into the deep desert for a test.
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New SPOT has Better Battery Life, 'Motion Sensor' Built-In

News leaked on the third-generation SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger device earlier in the year. But this week the company makes official the product launch.
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Outdoor Photographer's Dream Pack? Hidden Camera Case on Hip Belt

This unique backpack has a rotating hip belt with a compartment that pivots out for quick access to a camera. We gave it a month-long test.
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'Creek Bed' is Multisport Shoe made for Mud and Water

Strange-looking and made with mesh uppers, the multisport and water-oriented Creek Beds are fun all-around outdoor kicks. We tested them around the country this month.
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Survival Star Bear Grylls stamps endorsement on Tiny GPS Device

British survival star Bear Grylls has leant his brand and endorsement to a pair of Bushnell GPS trackers. Will he use the products on his upcoming TV show, "Get Out Alive"?
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