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Minimalist Camp Gives Outward Bound A New Look

Staffers formerly crammed into 10-to-a-room dormitories. Then Outward Bound went modern and minimalist with an ambitious cabin project last summer.

February 22nd, 2017 Read More...
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First Look: Eureka Gonzo Grill Aims For All-In-One Cooking

Pancakes for breakfast. Steak and veggies for dinner. The Gonzo aims to be a single cook set that can cook everything so we had to try it out.

February 22nd, 2017 Read More...

Big Wall Warmth: Arc’teryx Proton AR Hoody Review

Arc’teryx’s ‘active insulation’ helps mountain athletes regulate body temps in varying conditions, like a our tester’s two-day solo aid climb in Zion National Park.

February 21st, 2017 Read More...

Following OR, Major Bike Trade Shows Shun Utah

In protest, three major trade shows will not consider Utah for upcoming events.

February 21st, 2017 Read More...

The Great Indoors: Gore-Tex’s ‘Virtual Outdoors’ Gear Lab

From rainstorms, to sun, high humidity, and blustery winds, an enclosed facility on the East Coast simulates weather anywhere on Earth.

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Vail Resorts Buys Stowe Mountain, Expands East

The Colorado-based resort company will acquire Vermont’s Stowe Mountain Resort for $50 million.

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Opinel Knife Reclaims Century-Old Submerged Wood

100-year-old wood reclaimed from a Maine lake forms the handle of this knife from L.L Bean and Opinel.

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135 Miles Over Snow: The Challenge Of ‘Arrowhead’ Ultra

Among the toughest winter endurance events, the Arrowhead 135 pits competitors against a namesake 135-mile course in northern Minnesota. This year marked the 13th running of the bike/ski/trek winter ultra.

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First Look: Yaktrax Summit ‘Traction Device’ For Ice

These new spike-equipped Yaktrax Summit ‘devices’ are made for flat ice and steep hillsides.

Review: Sierra Designs Airy ‘Divine Light’ Tent

The new Sierra Designs Divine Light is a welterweight backpacking shelter that gives big livable space.

Super Friction: Edelrid ‘Mega Jul’ Belay Device Review

Durable and multifunctional, Edelrid’s Mega Jul belay device makes belaying rock climbers safer and more efficient.

Fezzari: A Custom Carbon Fatbike Under $2K

I found a race-ready, carbon fatbike for under $2,000. The only catch: It was from a brand I’d never seen before.

Secret Tech: Saucony Winter-Running Shoe Review

We took Saucony’s RAZOR ICE+ shoes, with Vibram’s secret slip-resistant Arctic Ice sole, for a stroll… and a sprint.

An Unlikely Knife: Tiny ‘Morakniv Eldris’

Morakniv recently created a fixed blade knife so small that you may mistake it for an April fool’s joke. But it packs a ton of performance into a tiny package.

2,000-Mile Test: Granite Gear Crown2 Backpack

We packed, hefted, and hiked with the Granite Gear Crown2 for a five-month test along the Pacific Crest Trail.

5.11 Reinvents The Cargo Pant

They look like a normal pair of khakis or blue jeans, but the Defender-Flex pants have more storage space than you’d imagine possible.

First Look: ‘Continuum’ Is New Breed Of Made-For-Winter Bike

A new kind of winter bike? Look close and you’ll notice this one has no chain, no gears, and its tires come set with hundreds of tiny spikes.

Top Of Its Class: Petzl SITTA Review

A climbing harness with zero foam padding, super strong Spectra fibers, and near weightlessness. Meet the Petzl SITTA.

Taste Test: ‘Filling’ Boosts New Clif Energy Bars

Chewy bars with a creamy nut-butter center give Clif a ‘category-first’ kind of delicious energy.

Hammock Head-To-Head: ENO TechNest Vs. DoubleNest

This review breaks down the differences between ENO’s DoubleNest and TechNest hammocks to help you decide which is better for you.

Patagonia ‘Black Hole’ Backpack, Lighter For 2017

The redesigned Black Hole series of packs from Patagonia include this 26-liter daypack we put to the test. It comes to market next spring.

First Look: Black Diamond ‘Iota’ Headlamp Review

The era of efficient micro-lighting has arrived with the Black Diamond Iota.

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Have you heard of this guy?! @mikehornexplorer is on a mission to circumnavigate the world. As Gear Junkie Insider Adam explains, "Horn is now nine months into his two-year, 24,000-mile journey by vehicle, sailboat, kayak, skis, and on foot. His idea is crazy by many measures. So it’s been considered by some to be among the greatest expeditions of all time." - Read more here: https://gearjunkie.com/mike-horne-pole2pole-expediton ☝️link in profile - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife - PC: @chrisbrinleejr // @inkwell.media

We wouldn't mind spending a few nights in an awesome Colorado cabin like these! - As GJ writer Sarah explains, "It’s known as the Leadville Mountain Center (LMC), a logistics base for the outdoor and adventure skills school, Outward Bound. The cabins are also home for instructors and staff, who live 2-3 per unit on a rotating basis throughout the summer." - Read the full article here: https://gearjunkie.com/colorado-outward-bound-cabins - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

Dreaming of a winter fishing getaway? Check out these 13 awesome fly fish destinations: https://gearjunkie.com/winter-fly-fishing-destinations - PC: @ngkelley thanks for the awesome capture!! - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

Nothing better than sleeping under the stars.🏕✨ - Hope you're having a fantastic weekend filled with epic views! - PC: @joelbear - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

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