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Review: Danner Mountain 600 Boots Modernize A Classic

Danner plugged new Vibram tech into an old school design with the new Mountain 600 hiking boot. We put them to the test to see if they feel as good as they look.

YETI ‘Brick’ Is One Burly Bottle Opener

Need to open a bottle, or maybe smash a window? The YETI Brick will easily do both.

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Can any action sports camera stand up to GoPro’s quality without the GoPro price? We may have found one.

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Best All-Around Blade? Fallkniven F1z Review

Are you in the market for a knife that’s light on the pocketbook but heavy on utility? The Fallkniven F1z could be your ideal everyday carry.

Trucker Hat Outdoors? Headsweats Builds ‘Performance’ Option

A curved bill, a mesh back, and a tall fabric front — the trucker hat is an unlikely trend in the outdoors.

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.

Nemo Tensor Sleeping Pad: Non-Stretch Baffles Mean Comfort

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Outrider: Bike Adventure For Differently-Abled

Regardless of physical ability, mountain bikers, cross-country explorers, hunters, and eco-friendly commuters can use this electric vehicle to venture into the wilderness.

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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.

First Look: KEEN APhlex Thrashed, Still Thrives

The KEEN APhlex is a light hiking boot that can stand up to the rigors of off-trail bushwhacking. We put them to the test in the Rocky Mountains for this review.

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Eating courtesy of @firedisccookers today. This 'grill' cooks it all and is built like a tank. #delicious #breakfastforlunch #bacon #outdoorcooking 📷: @bjornery

Our bike editor @crc_hurl took a day off two wheels to hike Colombia's Valle de Cocora. "Wood-slat bridges on a 14km hike to 2,950 meters." #procolombia

Arapaho Basin opened this weekend! It's not exactly blower, but is a quick fix for those with a serious snow jones! #whitestripofdeath

Our bike editor @crc_hurl hits the South American circuit this week in Colombia, here hanging with the (youthful) locals mid-ride in the #procolombia countryside.

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