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Emerging Gear: Outdoor Products This Week

A tiny knife to a new type of belay device, this is our weekly look at emerging products from the world of outdoor gear design.

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India Plants 50 Million Trees In One Day

The monumental effort by more than 800,000 volunteers shatters a previous record of trees planted in a single day.

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Beyond The Gear: 9 Questions With Andrew Skurka

Long-distance backpacker Andrew Skurka tells us about his cat Oden, his favorite gear, his next big adventure, and his stint as a camp counselor in our exclusive interview series, Beyond The Gear.

July 21st, 2016 Read More...
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EDC to FKT: 36 Outdoors Acronyms You Need To Know

Get to know your KN from your LBS with our handy outdoor-world acronym guide.

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Lil’ Bug Out Shelter: Versatile, Ultralight, Floorless

This modular camping shelter allows for multiple configurations for ‘roughing it’ feel, for any season. It can even be used with a wood stove.

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Condom Company Makes ‘Feel-Everything’ Track Suit

You just can’t make this stuff up.

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Brand Loyalty: PR Stunt Pits Everyman Against Wilderness

How long can a newbie survive in the woods? One creative agency decided to send a desk jockey into the Oregon wilderness armed with a few pieces of gear – and no food – to find out.

July 20th, 2016 Read More...
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‘Sweaty’ Cornfields Cause U.S. Heat Wave

Really, it is SO HOT THE CORN IS SWEATING! This is what it means to you, my fellow sweaty camper.

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Sunk In America: Mad Water ‘Domestic Duffel’ Review

Mad Water is returning production of its product line to the USA. A bombproof duffel bag made for the outdoors is the brand’s first domestic offering.

Review: Ultra-light, Ultra-tough, Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider

We marveled at this pack’s futuristic, translucent body, which is made of a Dyneema material so strong the brand compares it against steel.

Review: 5 Favorite ‘Post-Adventure’ Flip-Flops

It’s hard to choose a best flip-flop for the outdoors, but of the ones I’ve worn, these are 5 top picks.

A Road Bike For The Everyman: All-City Mr. Pink Review

Mr. Pink is the name of this bike by All-City, and it’s a combo of old and new design, blended to form a road bike for the everyman.

Adventure Bike Reborn: Specialized Sequoia 2016

The new Specialized Sequoia is a rough-stuff touring bike with all the necessary eyelets, mounts, and lashing points a modern-day bicycle boy scout could want.

Taste Test: Epic’s Wild Boar ‘Meat Bar’

Wild Boar? New meat bar offers ‘feral swine’ flavor – and we tried it.

Tested: ‘UltaMid’ Pyramid Among Best Ultralight Shelters

Amazingly light, durable, and useful, a thin sheen of Dyneema Composite Fabrics comprises the entirety of this top-tier pyramid tent. Read on for a full review of the UltaMid 2 by Hyperlite Mountain Gear.

‘Chopper’ Knife Shootout: Three Big Survival Blades Reviewed

Which is the best survival knife? We put three high carbon ‘choppers’ to the test head to head to find out which is the best.

Need Waterproof Hiking Shoes? Try Titanium ‘OutDry’

A trail shoe from Columbia uses the brand’s OutDry waterproof fabric to keep rain and puddles at bay. We put it to a test.

First Look: YETI ‘Hopper Flip’ Soft Cooler Review

YETI gets square and moves ahead in the soft-cooler category with its Hopper Flip 12, a zip-shut cube that’s leak-proof and can purportedly keep ice for days. We give it a first review.

You Can Run In Scott Jurek’s Shoes (Literally)

Want to capture a little Scott Jurek magic on your next run? Each pair of commemorative Brooks Jurek Cascadia shoes contains a little bit of rubber from shoes worn on his record-setting 2015 run.

First Look: CamelBak 2017 Bottles, Hydration Lineup

New options in hydration? We got a scoop from CamelBak, which refines its reservoir for 2017 and launches a ‘flask’ bottle line along the way.

Latest Outdoors Seating Trend? Meet ‘Inflatable Hammock’

A take-anywhere cushion of air? We test the WindPouch, a new product made for getting supine in the outdoors.

BioLite CampStove: Three Month Boundary Waters Test

The Biolite CampStove burns wood and other organic material for cooking and device charging in the outdoors. We put it to a tough three month test in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for this review.

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Our editor @tapuzak is in #Portgual competing at the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships. Here he finds storks celebrating Portugals recent #Eurocup win. #gearjunkie #mtbo #orienteering

First look at 2017 @Thermarest tents? Coming soon. Meanwhile, we're in San Juan Islands this week at #campthermarest.

Exploring in #iceland. The Jökulsárlón lagoon was a great spot to stop and make dinner. A camper van is the way to go! #vanlife #icelandtravel #gocampers

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