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These trippy landscape photos defy most people’s imaginations. But not if you’re a neuroscientist nicknamed ‘The Light Ninja.’

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Emerging Gear: Outdoor Products This Week

From roll-up kayaks to the world’s lightest socks, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.

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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.

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Winner Takes All: Skiers Vs. Snowboarders Vs. Fatbikes

Fatbikes dueling skis, dueling snowboards? It’s finally going to happen.

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Pinnacle Park in North Carolina closed after 60 hidden spikes were found littering a trail system, leaving one runner injured.

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First Look: Polartec ‘Naked’ Jacket By Rab

Alpha Direct is made of post-consumer recycled polyester. In its naked form, it is essentially a synthetic fleece on steroids and it works alone or layered under a shell.

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Minimalist Camp Gives Outward Bound A New Look

Staffers formerly crammed into 10-to-a-room dormitories. Then Outward Bound went modern and minimalist with an ambitious cabin project last summer.

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First Look: Eureka Gonzo Grill Aims For All-In-One Cooking

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Fezzari: A Custom Carbon Fatbike Under $2K

I found a race-ready, carbon fatbike for under $2,000. The only catch: It was from a brand I’d never seen before.

First Look: Sea To Summit ‘World’s Lightest Hammock’

At 4.9 ounces, Sea to Summit’s Ultralight Hammock is so airy you’ll forget it’s there. We tested it for our first-look review.

First Look: Altra ‘Toothy’ King MT Trail-Running Shoe

Traction is not for want on a new shoe from Altra. The King MT is the brand’s toothiest trail shoe to date.

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.

Taste Test: ‘Filling’ Boosts New Clif Energy Bars

Chewy bars with a creamy nut-butter center give Clif a ‘category-first’ kind of delicious energy.

Review: ‘Ultra Vesta’ Running Pack Fit For Mountain Trails

Ultimate Direction made an ultralight upgrade to this women’s running vest. We had our editor take for a run—through the Rockies.

Secret Tech: Saucony Winter-Running Shoe Review

We took Saucony’s RAZOR ICE+ shoes, with Vibram’s secret slip-resistant Arctic Ice sole, for a stroll… and a sprint.

Love At First Send: Butora Acro Climbing Shoe Review

The Acro rock climbing shoes from Butora have become my new favorite shoe for hard boulder problems and short, steep sport climbing routes. Here’s why.

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.

‘Performance Aviators’ Are Made For Sport

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

First Look: Columbia ‘Star Wars’ Parka

We got a first look at Columbia’s Star Wars replica parka. Call us nerds. Call us super-fans. Just don’t call us cold.

First Look: Patagonia’s ‘Permeable’ Nano-Air Light

The super-breathable Patagonia Nano-Air Light builds on the success of one of the brand’s flagship jackets.

No Trees, No Problem: ENO Roadie Hammock Stand Review

Great news dirtbags, with the ENO Roadie hammock life no longer requires trees.

Top Of Its Class: Petzl SITTA Review

A climbing harness with zero foam padding, super strong Spectra fibers, and near weightlessness. Meet the Petzl SITTA.

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Who's ready to charge into the weekend?! - Love this from @explorewithollie! May we all have so much fun exploring and hitting the trail 👍🐶😁 - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

Have you heard of this guy?! @mikehornexplorer is on a mission to circumnavigate the world. As Gear Junkie Insider Adam explains, "Horn is now nine months into his two-year, 24,000-mile journey by vehicle, sailboat, kayak, skis, and on foot. His idea is crazy by many measures. So it’s been considered by some to be among the greatest expeditions of all time." - Read more here: https://gearjunkie.com/mike-horne-pole2pole-expediton ☝️link in profile - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife - PC: @chrisbrinleejr // @inkwell.media

We wouldn't mind spending a few nights in an awesome Colorado cabin like these! - As GJ writer Sarah explains, "It’s known as the Leadville Mountain Center (LMC), a logistics base for the outdoor and adventure skills school, Outward Bound. The cabins are also home for instructors and staff, who live 2-3 per unit on a rotating basis throughout the summer." - Read the full article here: https://gearjunkie.com/colorado-outward-bound-cabins - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

Dreaming of a winter fishing getaway? Check out these 13 awesome fly fish destinations: https://gearjunkie.com/winter-fly-fishing-destinations - PC: @ngkelley thanks for the awesome capture!! - #adventureboldly #gearjunkielife

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