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Looking to avoid the ‘dome’ look? Our quest for passable aesthetics in the category of the bike helmet continues with ABUS.

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If a Mercedes G 320 and a cruise ship had a baby, it would look like this.

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The North Face wants you to dance. Through a unique website experience, the newly released Ventrix Jacket offers one of the more creative ways to launch a product.

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‘Smokeless’ Fire Pit Cooks Food, Charges Phone

No smoke, floating flames, and a grate to cook your meal: Meet the BioLite FirePit.

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I Need To Wash My Sleeping Bag (You Probably Do Too)

‘How long have you had this sleeping bag.’ My wife’s query was innocent enough. But I should have seen where it was going. Follow these tips to wash your down sleeping bag.

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The Pack Is Back: 10 Must-Have Fanny Packs

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Monday Bargains: Three Steals To Start Your Week

Great outdoor gear at an amazing price. Check out the bargains from Granite Gear, Icebreaker, and Yaktrax.

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Recycled Rubber Sticks: La Sportiva Mythos Eco Review

With 95 percent recycled components, including the rubber, the La Sportiva Mythos Eco stand out as a perfectly functional climbing shoe for the eco-conscious climber.

Zipperless Zipper: Waterproof ‘Dry Lock’ Handlebar Pack Review

Tug it, pull it, pry it, but Watershed’s unique pack closure won’t pop open. And it’s the key to the brand’s latest waterproof option: The McKenzie bikepacking bag.

Meet The Skin-On-Frame Canoe Cleaning Midwestern Rivers

With a thin, translucent skin and weighing barely more than a loaded backpack, the Wilderness Traveler exemplifies what it meant to ‘be out on the water.’

REI’s New ‘QD Air’ Hammock Tent Put To Test

REI’s Quarter Dome Tent has been popular among campers for years. Now they’ve taken the concept off the ground and created their first hammock tent — the QD Air. We review it here.

Relax Anywhere With ENO Nomad Hammock Stand

With ENO’s Nomad Hammock Stand you don’t need trees, suspended bliss can happen anywhere. Hang a hammock at the beach, in the yard, or even in the living room.

Lean-To Shelter: First Look At ‘High Side’ Tent

Bigger than a bivy, but tighter than a traditional tent, the 2018 ‘High Side’ shelter shoots for the weight-to-space sweet spot.

Review: NEMO’s First Hammock Holds Your Beer

NEMO’s first hammock, the Cloudview, was created for those that love to lounge and be social. We review it here.

First Look: Patagonia ‘New’ Micro Puff Hoody

Patagonia calls it the ‘lightest, most packable insulated jacket the company has ever created.’

Mega Size, Warmth, & Comfort: Exped ‘MegaMat’

Designed for car campers, Exped made a sleeping pad you will dream about while fast asleep on it.

Refinement Embodied: Spyderco Chaparral Review

A unique handle material, super thin grind, and great steel combine to make the Spyderco Chaparral one of the best EDC knives on the market, and it can be found at a reasonable price.

Race Day Optimized: Niner Air 9 RDO Race Bike Review

Niner builds the Air 9 RDO as a flagship racing hardtail. We put it to the test to find out if it reaches what Niner calls “ultra-refined heights.”

Super Steel Knife: Bark River Bravo LT in 3V

The combination of thinner stock, superior steel, and amazing grind make the Bravo 1 LT in 3V my favorite fixed blade on the market.

Sticky Scrambler: Lowa’s Redesigned Approach Pro GTX

With a low-to-the-ground chassis, Lowa bills the redesigned Approach Pro GTX as a safer approach shoe, but it comes with a hefty price tag.

The Best Wetsuits To ‘Swim, Run, Repeat’

Swim. Run. Repeat. That’s the recipe for the surprisingly addictive challenge of swimrun. We tested four purpose built wetsuits designed for this burgeoning new sport.

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The backpacking accessory you've clearly been overlooking: a llama! - Thank you @walk0nthewildside for making our day with this awesome pic and making us want to immediately go on a backpacking trip with these adorable ungulates 💪🏼✨

Congratulations to Abby and Seth, the @packingitout team, for making it to Washington and completing your mission! - 5,000 miles by bike and more than 2,000 pounds of trash cleaned up - this is truly a feat worth celebrating. Thank you for inspiring us all to do our part and look at things a little bit differently!

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” –Albert Einstein - - Big thanks to @jasonhummel for the stellar capture and camp inspiration⛺️✨

"When I hike I don't listen to music. Just silence and the sound the grass and snow crunching under my boots and myself breathing the cold air." - @koreefilms puts it perfectly (with this image and words). We couldn't agree more, there is something magical about heading outdoors and having that moment all to yourself.


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