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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.

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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.

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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.

First Look: Gazelle Pop-Up Tent Is Family-Size Palace

A king-size car camping tent that sets up in 2 minutes? Gazelle offers a new pop-open design with roots in the unlikeliest of places.

How To: Choose A Cooler For The Outdoors

Choose the best cooler for the job with our buyer’s guide, a break-down of cooler size, type, and quality for the outdoors.

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.

Night Vision: FLIR Monocular For The Outdoors

A monocular with thermal recognition enables adventurers to see a whole new side of the wild.

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.

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.

Neoprene ‘Ocean Jacket’ Review: Coat Stops Cold, Wet

A loose-fitting neoprene layer, this zip-up jacket will keep you warm even when soaking wet.

Trickle-Down Tech: Bikes We Recommend under $2,000

High-performance bikes leaving you with sticker shock? Check out these sweet rides under $2,000.

Energy Food: ‘Yumbutter’ Is Delectable, Calorie-Rich Outdoors Fuel

With 1,000+ calories in each (yummy) dose, these squeeze-to-eat packets are a portable meal replacement and a great alternative to energy gel or bars.

Santa Cruz Bronson: Best Mountain Bike, For Some

If your definition of ‘mountain biking’ includes technical terrain ridden hard uphill and down, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better bike than the Santa Cruz Bronson.

Sleep Tight: Cotopaxi Sueño Sleeping Bag Review

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

‘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.

Review: Wheel-On Wahoo SNAP Bike Trainer

Are you playing Star Wars on that thing? The Wahoo KICKR SNAP is our top-choice for getting into interactive indoor training on your bike.

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

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