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Emerging Gear: Outdoor Products This Week

Our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.

October 19th, 2017
Black Diamond Vision Alpine Ice Climbing Harness Review

First Look: Black Diamond’s Ultralight ‘Vision’ Climbing Harness

Super strong, feather light: The Vision is Black Diamond’s light, minimal harness for alpinists. We put it to the test alpine climbing in the Cascades for this review.

October 19th, 2017
vaporwear vape hydration pack

Chug, Puff, Hike: Hydration Pack has Vape Port

Add a little high to your next elevation adventure. This hydration pack includes a special port for vaping on trail.

October 19th, 2017

2017 UTMB Winner Sets New John Muir Trail Speed Record

If you thought that outrageous mountain running records were the sole domain of Kilian Jornet then you need to think again.

October 18th, 2017
Nangpai Gosum II first ascent Jost Kobusch

Lone Climber Summits World’s 4th Highest Unclimbed Peak

Failing anchors, rockfall, and precarious ice: The fourth tallest (previously) unclimbed peak has been summited.

October 18th, 2017

Screaming Deals: Gear Savings of the Week

Our weekly column finds the best deals from across the web to save you money on outdoors gear. Check out the deals from Pelican, Topo Designs, Osprey, UST, and more.

October 18th, 2017
biolite Stove review fire pit

Rechargeable ‘Smokeless’ Fire: BioLite FirePit First Look

Crank up the dial to get a campfire raging in just minutes. Or, turn it down to keep a mellow fire nearly smokeless. BioLite brings off-grid power to the FirePit.

October 17th, 2017

Drive, Camp Anywhere: Top Vehicles From Overland Expo

There are a HUGE variety of vehicles that can take you on your next adventure, and you’re sure to see a few of each type at the annual Overland Expo East. Our editor breaks down the various overland options from the show.

October 17th, 2017


Rechargeable ‘Smokeless’ Fire: BioLite FirePit First Look

Crank up the dial to get a campfire raging in just minutes. Or, turn it down to keep a mellow fire nearly smokeless. BioLite brings off-grid power to the FirePit.

Hammock Camping: Kammok Koala Underquilt Review

The Koala underquilt is a popular choice for hammock campers. The new synthetic version is as nice as its feathered cousin at fraction of the price.

Review: Sleeping Pad With ‘Wings’ For Hammock Campers

Overnight ‘freeze-outs’ deter many from spending the whole night hammock camping. So Klymit decided to make a hammock-specific, insulated sleeping pad.

Sleep With Your Bike In This Roomy Cycling Tent: Review

The Bicycle Tour Camping Tent from NSR RIding lets you store your bike inside, with plenty of room left over for quality slumber.

Best Flannel Shirts 2017: ‘Performance’ To Fashion Picks

Few garments scream ‘FALL!’ like a flannel shirt. Soft, warm, and durable, flannel is the fabric of the season whether wool, cotton or synthetic.

Blue Light Special: $10 Kershaw Hotwire Tested

The Hotwire is Kershaw’s cheapest knife. We test the Walmart exclusive to see what $10 gets you.

All Terrain, All Condition Running: Salomon XA Enduro Review

Snow, talus, scree, slickrock, mud, gravel, trail — these shoes carried me over all of it.

Best Women’s Flannels 2017: A Shirt for Every Budget

Today’s flannel includes shirts made with an array of fabrics and budgets, upgraded technical features, and even heavy-duty flannel jackets.

‘Geo Cables’ Give TNF Trail Runners Snug, Comfy Fit: Review

Three weeks before a 50K race, I started wearing the North Face Ultra Vertical. I put this comfortable trail running shoe to the test on just about every surface for this review.

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.’

‘Bullet Ant’ Blade: Big Utility in a Small Package

The $80 ESEE Izula-II takes its name from one of the fiercest insects in the jungles of Peru. We put it to the test in this review.

Best Backpacks For Big Game Hunting

We tested and researched the best backpacks for hunting deer, elk, and big game. These top hunting packs shined through.

Simple Security: Drawstring ‘Flak Sack’ Review

Yes, it’s a drawstring backpack. And yes, it’s tough enough to resist a slash. We put the Loc Tote Flak Sack to the test.

The Pack Is Back: 10 Must-Have Fanny Packs

We’ve found the best adventure fanny packs. From fishing waist packs to hiking day packs to running fanny packs, we have it all.

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