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Colorado Hunter Fights Off Bear

‘More people in bear country’ led to the second man vs. bear encounter this month.

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Going Broke On Gear? Time To Go Pro!

Land that sponsorship and take your game (and your gear) to the next level.

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Booby Traps Found Before High School MTB Championships

Booby traps were again discovered along a biking trail. This time right before 600 riders were to take the course.

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REI To #OptOutside Again On Black Friday

The giant outdoors retailer will close its doors on Black Friday again in 2016 to give employees and customers a day to play in the outdoors.

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Skunklock: Bike Lock Will Make Thieves Puke

Break this lock, and you’ll get a face full of nasty!

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A recap of top stories for the week of Oct. 16 – 22, 2016.

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One Man’s Method: Running An Unsupported Ultramarathon

A new column, ‘One Man’s Method,’ tells the tale of an outdoor endeavor, and how it was accomplished. Here, an ultra-runner shares how he finished a 30+ mile run through the Rocky Mountains, solo and unsupported.

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Outrider: Bike Adventure For Differently-Abled

Regardless of physical ability, mountain bikers, cross-country explorers, hunters, and eco-friendly commuters can use this electric vehicle to venture into the wilderness.

First Look: Tent Line From Therm-a-Rest For 2017

We got a first review last month of the ‘palace’-like Tranquility tents, which come in four- and six-person builds.

Review: Danner Mountain 600 Boots Modernize A Classic

Danner plugged new Vibram tech into an old school design with the new Mountain 600 hiking boot. We put them to the test to see if they feel as good as they look.

First Look: Iconic Opinel Knife Gets Survival Upgrade

A classic French brand pivots this month with a survival knife design. We took it into the woods for a first test.

First Look: Expanding ‘Flex Capacitor’ Backpack From Sierra Designs

Designed with renowned adventurer Andrew Skurka, the Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor expands outward for a pack that ranges from 40 to 60 liters.

KUIU: Hunting Brand Makes Top-Tier Tents, Packs, Bags

The KUIU Super Down sleeping bag and Storm Start four season tent are designed with backcountry hunters in mind, but the high quality products will serve cold-weather campers well on any adventure.

‘Dolfin Pack’ Delivers Hydration on Land and Sea

Made of neoprene, the $40 Dolfin Pack was designed for biking, running, SUP and other water sports.

Review: US-Made Hammock Created From Plastic Bottles

This simple hammock by Yukon Outfitters, the SomniSmart, is made in the USA from recycled plastic bottles.

First Look: KEEN APhlex Thrashed, Still Thrives

The KEEN APhlex is a light hiking boot that can stand up to the rigors of off-trail bushwhacking. We put them to the test in the Rocky Mountains for this review.

First Look: GoPro HERO5 Black

GoPro released their latest line of cameras October 2nd, and beyond video function, all of the updates come with user accessibility.

First Look: Sierra Designs ‘High Route’ Modular Shelter

Renowned adventurer Andrew Skurka teamed up with Sierra Designs on a lightweight tent for hikers. We put it to a review in the Rocky Mountains.

Review: Ultra-Light Running Vest Feels Like Second Skin

Water, gels, keys, phone: Salomon’s S-Lab Sense will carry it all, and nothing more. We test a minimal running vest for the distance-minded adventurer.

NoPro? Action Camera Alternative Ricoh WG-M2 Reviewed

Can any action sports camera stand up to GoPro’s quality without the GoPro price? We may have found one.

Updated Icon: Salomon Speedcross 4 Review

Among the more popular trail shoes of our era, Salomon updates its Speedcross for 2016. We took the 4th generation of the shoe on a series of trail and mountain runs for this review.

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Our bike editor @crc_hurl hits the South American circuit this week in Colombia, here hanging with the (youthful) locals mid-ride in the #procolombia countryside.

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