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Patagonia’s Revised Mission: Do Good

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard revises his company ethos and takes a hard look at humans’ impact on the planet in an updated edition of his seminal work, Let My People Go Surfing.

September 28th, 2016 | 52 Shares

Interbike: Trade Show Unveils Future Bike Gear

The future of bike gear takes center stage at the Interbike trade show in Las Vegas. We hit the halls to find the most exciting products for 2017.

September 28th, 2016 | 247 Shares

First Look: REI Upgrades ‘Quarter Dome’ Tent For 2017

The REI Quarter Dome is among the most popular tents sold in the U.S., and for 2017 it’s completely redesigned. We got a first look at the all new Quarter Dome 1-, 2-, and 3-person tents.

September 28th, 2016 | 456 Shares

First Look: Primus Tupike For The Campground Gourmet

If your campsite is regularly filled with the aroma of gourmet cooking, the Primus Tupike can match your knife skills and live up to your recipes.

September 28th, 2016 | 64 Shares

Updated Icon: Salomon Speedcross 4 Review

Among the more popular trail shoes of our era, Salomon updates its Speedcross for 2016. We took the 4th generation of the shoe on a series of trail and mountain runs for this review.

September 27th, 2016 | 82 Shares

Eddie Bauer Goes ‘Retro-Technical’ With Originals Line

Eddie Bauer re-releases some historical jackets with modernized materials this week in a nod toward the founder’s first designs.

September 27th, 2016 | 279 Shares
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Did Diamondback Invent The World’s Fastest ‘Super Bike’?

Diamondback claims to have constructed the ‘fastest triathlon bike on the planet.’ Here’s what it did.

September 27th, 2016 | 60 Shares

Origami Boat: Oru Folding Kayak Review

The Oru Kayak is a ‘real boat’ that fits in a backpack. We put it to the test in Minnesota lakes for this review.

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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.

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?

Review: US-Made Hammock Created From Plastic Bottles

This simple hammock by Yukon Outfitters, the SomniSmart, is made in the USA from recycled plastic bottles.

Sleep Tight: Cotopaxi Sueño Sleeping Bag Review

The Cotopaxi Sueño sleeping bag is a go-to versatile cold weather bag with a few creature comforts built in,

First Look: Expanding ‘Flex Capacitor’ Backpack From Sierra Designs

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

Review: Ultra-Light Running Vest Feels Like Second Skin

Water, gels, keys, phone: Salomon’s S-Lab Sense will carry it all, and nothing more. We test a minimal running vest for the distance-minded adventurer.

Adventure Bike Reborn: Specialized Sequoia 2016

The new Specialized Sequoia is a rough-stuff touring bike with all the necessary eyelets, mounts, and lashing points a modern-day bicycle boy scout could want.

Night Vision: FLIR Monocular For The Outdoors

A monocular with thermal recognition enables adventurers to see a whole new side of the wild.

KUIU: Hunting Brand Makes Top-Tier Tents, Packs, Bags

The KUIU Super Down sleeping bag and Storm Start four season tent are designed with backcountry hunters in mind, but the high quality products will serve cold-weather campers well on any adventure.

GHOST Bikes: Learning To Fly In South Tyrol

The Italian Dolomites are a dream destination for mountain biking, and the proving grounds for the GHOST Carbon SL AMR 6 LC.

First Look: Thule’s 2016 Technical Backpack Line

People know Thule for its vehicle racks. But the Swedish brand has a burgeoning backpack line.

YETI ‘Brick’ Is One Burly Bottle Opener

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

Trickle-Down Tech: Bikes We Recommend under $2,000

High-performance bikes leaving you with sticker shock? Check out these sweet rides under $2,000.

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.

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