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From a chainless bike to a V8 Jeep, here’s a recap of trending stories from GearJunkie during the week of July 8-14, 2018.July 14th, 2018 Read More...
The 2018 Northwest Overland Rally attracted more than 2,000 attendees – all to take in some beautiful (and menacing) all-terrain monsters.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
Summer’s here, which means the itch for fall has also arrived. Quench your autumnal desires by listening to the following podcasts, which educate, entertain, and illuminate all things hunting.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
He ignored a fire ban, and now he faces 141 felony counts. Police charged the man, living illegally in the U.S., for starting the second-largest wildfire in Colorado’s history.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
The Army is officially doing away with the classic Army Physical Fitness Test. Most of us know it as the pushup test, but that’s changing.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
The leader and the tippet are crucial elements to flyfishing. Once you’ve got the backing and fly line figured out, you’re ready to learn all about them.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
Did you your lucky numbers pay off? Because if price isn’t an issue, we’ve got eight bikes you need to look at.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
From dun-colored wool to eye-searing Lycra, cycling apparel has seen a significant evolution. But how did we get here?July 13th, 2018 Read More...
Calling all ultralight backpackers and packrafters: This is your chance to win some epic gear from Hyperlite Mountain Gear and Alpacka Rafts.July 13th, 2018 Read More...
Forced to spend outside time inside your tent? MSR builds its new adventure touring tent for those bad weather days with a spacious vestibule to hang out and store all your gear.
We reviewed 2018 cooler backpacks from YETI, Otterbox, Hydro Flask, and more to find out which is best. Read our take on ice retention, portability, and cooler features.
Despite an impressively light weight, Elite Climb’s carbon and kevlar Salamandra ice axes proved durable and strong in our rigorous testing.
Fall fast, and the Wild Country Revo kicks in, catching you. Read on for our take on the nuanced assisted-locking belay device, which differs considerably from the GriGri and tube-style belay devices used in climbing.
A $500 dog kennel might sound expensive until you consider the cost of a trip to the veterinarian.
Sitka branched outside of its hunting market with the Train, Travel, and Work line. We reviewed the Nimbus Jacket, a lightweight and windproof option for travelers and outdoors people.
The SPOT X can send and receive messages through satellites from nearly anywhere in the world. We got a beta version in our hands for this first look at the SPOT’s newest satellite communicator.
What’s the best ultralight backpack? We interviewed thru-hikers and put several models to the test ourselves to find some of the top lightweight backpacks for hikers.
The trailerless, portable, inflatable Flycraft Stealth Fisherman weighs just 100 pounds fully-rigged for two anglers. We floated several rivers for this review.
For several days, dozens of miles, and hundreds of rocky, Incan steps, we abused Columbia’s waterproof light hiker — the Conspiracy III Titanium OutDry.
The Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX is a very comfortable, fairly light, waterproof boot that fit my foot well right out of the box. Three big days on and off trail left me looking forward to more miles in these boots.
Chug uphill, glide down, and cut through rocky switchbacks – the HOKA ONE ONE Torrent touts the best of everything a trail runner wants: agility, ground feel, cushion, breathability, and minimal weight. We tested them for a month on Colorado trails.
Nikon strengthens its line of sport optics for outdoor enthusiasts with the introduction of the Spur Reflex Sight. We took it turkey hunting for this review.
Scarpa adds a sensitive, soft, aggressive shoe to its high-performance lineup. We tested the Furia S both outdoors and in for this first look review.
Ready for a big adventure? - We’ve teamed up with @hyperlite_mountain_gear and @alpacka_raft to give away more than $3k worth of gear! - Take your adventures to the next level with an ultralight, insanely durable tent and packraft. - 👆Check the link in profile to enter this amazing Free Gear Friday.
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot - Where will the quest for adventure take you next? - Big thanks to @ofallnationsphotography for the awesome picture and adventure inspiration.
The perfect adventuremobile can easily get off the beaten path and is a comfy home away from home. - What’s your ideal adventuremobile? Where would you roadtrip? - And big thanks to @fotornr for the awesome pic and Overland inspiration.
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