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Complex Knit: First Look At Polartec Delta ‘Cooling’ Fabric

Sweat is the body’s “radiator,” and this evaporative cooling process makes hiking, running, and biking possible even on the hottest of days. What if your clothing could enhance that natural process?

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A new lacing system distinguishes the Arc’teryx Norvan VT trail running shoes. We put it to the test in high mountains for this review.

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.

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.

Tested: ‘UltaMid’ Pyramid Among Best Ultralight Shelters

Amazingly light, durable, and useful, a thin sheen of Dyneema Composite Fabrics comprises the entirety of this top-tier pyramid tent. Read on for a full review of the UltaMid 2 by Hyperlite Mountain Gear.

Beginner Clipless: iSSi Pedal Doubles As Flat

Flats or cleats, the iSSi Flip offers an easy-to-use introduction to the world of clipless pedals.

Need Waterproof Hiking Shoes? Try Titanium ‘OutDry’

A trail shoe from Columbia uses the brand’s OutDry waterproof fabric to keep rain and puddles at bay. We put it to a test.

A Road Bike For The Everyman: All-City Mr. Pink Review

Mr. Pink is the name of this bike by All-City, and it’s a combo of old and new design, blended to form a road bike for the everyman.

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Designed with renowned adventurer Andrew Skurka, the Sierra Designs Flex Capacitor expands outward for a pack that ranges from 40 to 60 liters.

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

Flagship Folding Knife: Benchmade 555-1 Review

The Benchmade 555-1 is one of the best production knives out there and, while pricy, a great value for high-end steel, handles, and design.

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