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Citizen’s Sundial: The ProMaster Diver Watch

Tackle the great outdoors with solar charging and stainless steel.

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Long before fitness trackers, energy gels, and three-layer waterproof membranes, people ventured into the outdoors to become tough, not have fun. And they wore kilts.

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10 Essentials: Winter Ice, Alpine Climbing Gear

Gear up and get ready to scale mountains, climb icy walls, and turn frigid summits into your personal play-land with the best winter climbing gear.

Pitch on a Ledge: MSR Advance Pro 4-Season Tent Review

The MSR Advance Pro 2 is lightweight, has a small footprint, bomber construction, and a single climber can pitch it standing in one spot. We review this highly desirable tent for the hardcore alpinist or mountaineer.

No Ice Needed: Put A Refrigerator In Your Car

The Dometic CFX35W adds WiFi and a mobile app interface to an already popular line of 12-volt fridges.

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Ice, ice baby. - With the right gear and training, frozen waterfallls and ice walls turn into the perfect playground. Anyone have a passion for ice climbing? Where’s your favorite place to climb? - Big thanks to @federico.sette for the gorgeous photo. Be sure to check out his gallery for more stunning adventure inspiration.

Sitting in the office, dreaming of this. Who’s with us? 🙋🏻‍♀️ - And big thanks to @ranznav for the awesome pic and Monday adventure inspiration.

If the mountains aren’t getting snow, might as well make the most of it and climb on. - What about you, what adventures are you finding this winter? - And big thanks to @tradprincess for the climbing 💪🏼 and @ladylockoff for the awesome photo 📸.

Getting outside gives perspective. It’s a reminder of how small we really are in the big scheme of things. - What’s one of your favorite reasons to get outside? - Big thanks to @tylerh191 for the great picture and adventure inspiration.


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