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April 27th, 2017

45 Miles, Two Nights: Pushing The Limits Of A Foldable Kayak

Can an origami ‘folding’ kayak manage the rigors of a multi-day, whitewater river trip? We paddled an Oru Bay ST 45 miles down the John Day River to find out.

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Patagonia May Sue White House Over Nat’l Monument Review

‘We’re watching the Trump administration’s actions very closely and preparing to take every step necessary.’ — Rose Marcario, Patagonia CEO.

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‘Packing It Out’ Tour Begins! Event And Cleanup Schedule

Today, the Packing It Out duo embarks on a 5,025-mile bike tour. Along the way, they’ll host REI store events and local cleanups. Check out their schedule here and join the cause!

April 26th, 2017

Screaming Deals: Gear Savings Of The Week

Outdoor gear deals that are too good to pass up. Click at your own risk! Check out deals from: Arc’teryx, REI, Patagonia, MSR, Eddie Bauer, and more.

April 26th, 2017

Zimmerbuilt: My Custom Pack, Hand Sewn In The USA

Want a backpack made to perfectly fit your body with exactly the features you desire? Chris Zimmer will sew one just for you.

April 26th, 2017

ENO Lounger DL: Hammock Comfort In A Camp Chair

ENO’s latest lounger stands on its own. And boy, it feels nice.

April 26th, 2017

These Overlanding Tools Make For Happier Trails

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First Look: Outdoor Research ‘Skyward’ Ski Jacket

Air-permeable fabric and massive vents in the Outdoor Research Skyward Jacket help backcountry skiers stay dry while earning turns.

Big Wall Warmth: Arc’teryx Proton AR Hoody Review

Arc’teryx’s ‘active insulation’ helps mountain athletes regulate body temps in varying conditions, like our tester’s two-day solo aid climb in Zion National Park.

First Look: REI’s New ‘Co-Op Cycles’ Tested

A fresh look, updated specs, and an entirely different marketing approach went into REI’s Co-Op Cycles launch. The brand hopes the new identity will finally give it clout among cyclists.

Cubed Coffee: Jiva Camping Coffee Review

A mini brick of coffee that fits in your pocket sounds great for hikers, but how does it taste? We tried it.

First Look: Patagonia 2017 ‘Hyper Puff’ Parka

Hyperpuff or hyperbole? New for 2017, Patagonia’s accordion-style insulation lofts outward to create a unique synthetic puffy piece.

‘Performance Aviators’ Are Made For Sport

A new brand, ROKA, launched with aviator sunglasses you can wear for running or other fast-moving sports.

Three Top New Ski Touring Boots For 2017-18

Ready to earn your turns? These three new backcountry touring boots hit the market in 2017 and have us drooling.

2,000-Mile Test: Granite Gear Crown2 Backpack

We packed, hefted, and hiked with the Granite Gear Crown2 for a five-month test along the Pacific Crest Trail.

First Look: REI ‘Magma’ Down Jacket

An approachable price and quality construction (and materials) make the Magma a solid bang for your buck.

First Look: ‘Continuum’ Is New Breed Of Made-For-Winter Bike

A new kind of winter bike? Look close and you’ll notice this one has no chain, no gears, and its tires come set with hundreds of tiny spikes.

Super Friction: Edelrid ‘Mega Jul’ Belay Device Review

Durable and multifunctional, Edelrid’s Mega Jul belay device makes belaying rock climbers safer and more efficient.

Get Whittling Basics With NEMO Spoon Shaper Kit

Ready, set, whittle! Everything you need to saw, shape, and craft your own spoons all rolls up into the latest offering from NEMO.

No Hood, No Zipper: Feathered Friends Vireo Sleeping Bag

Feathered Friends Vireo is a minimally featured sleeping bag for gram counters. It weighs less than a pound.

Victorinox Rambler: Swiss Army EDC

With its compact size and ample skillset, the Victorinox Rambler is perfect for lovers of the original Swiss Army Classic who want a little extra functionality.

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