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Colorado Hunter Fights Off Bear

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

October 24th, 2016 | 22 Shares

Going Broke On Gear? Time To Go Pro!

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

October 24th, 2016

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.

October 24th, 2016 | 411 Shares

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.

October 24th, 2016 | 894 Shares

Skunklock: Bike Lock Will Make Thieves Puke

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

October 24th, 2016 | 79 Shares

‘UGOAT’ Trailer, Convertible Helmet, ‘Ultimate’ SUV: GearJunkie Week In Review

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

October 22nd, 2016 | 12 Shares

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.

October 21st, 2016 | 148 Shares

‘Bottom Of The Earth’: Treasure Hunt In The World’s Deepest Gorge

‘Skin-bubbling’ plants, mummies, and ancient Incan treasure: It happened on an actual race through Earth’s deepest gorge, a story told in the new book ‘Comrades Of The Colca’.

October 21st, 2016 | 18 Shares


First Look: Thule’s 2016 Technical Backpack Line

People know Thule for its vehicle racks. But the Swedish brand has a burgeoning backpack line.

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.

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.

Review: Bolle’s ‘The One’ Bike Helmet For Any Occasion

A current helmet from Bolle converts for use on the road or single-track, hot weather or cold. We put The One to the test.

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.

Origami Boat: Oru Folding Kayak Review

The Oru Kayak is a ‘real boat’ that fits in a backpack. We put it to the test in Minnesota lakes for this review.

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.

Best All-Around Blade? Fallkniven F1z Review

Are you in the market for a knife that’s light on the pocketbook but heavy on utility? The Fallkniven F1z could be your ideal everyday carry.

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.

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.

Beginner Clipless: iSSi Pedal Doubles As Flat

Flats or cleats, the iSSi Flip offers an easy-to-use introduction to the world of clipless pedals.

Review: Arc’teryx Trail-Running Shoe, A Real Scrambler

A new lacing system distinguishes the Arc’teryx Norvan VT trail running shoes. We put it to the test in high mountains for this review.

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.

Family Hauler: Minivan Modified For Kids, Bikes & Gear

Our editor modified a family minivan for ultimate gear-hauling capacity, including six bikes, four kids, two parents, a dog, and camping gear on top.

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Our bike editor @crc_hurl took a day off two wheels to hike Colombia's Valle de Cocora. "Wood-slat bridges on a 14km hike to 2,950 meters." #procolombia

Arapaho Basin opened this weekend! It's not exactly blower, but is a quick fix for those with a serious snow jones! #whitestripofdeath

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.

A @neversummerindustries snowboard core emerges in #Denver #Colorado #madeinamerica

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