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Complex Knit: First Look At Polartec Delta ‘Cooling’ Fabric

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First Look: Sierra Designs ‘High Route’ Modular Shelter

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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.

Review: Ultra-Light Running Vest Feels Like Second Skin

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‘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.

YETI ‘Brick’ Is One Burly Bottle Opener

Need to open a bottle, or maybe smash a window? The YETI Brick will easily do both.

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.

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.

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The Cotopaxi Sueño sleeping bag is a go-to versatile cold weather bag with a few creature comforts built in,

First Look: CamelBak 2017 Bottles, Hydration Lineup

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Trucker Hat Outdoors? Headsweats Builds ‘Performance’ Option

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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: 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.

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.

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