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A tiny knife to a new type of belay device, this is our weekly look at emerging products from the world of outdoor gear design.

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The monumental effort by more than 800,000 volunteers shatters a previous record of trees planted in a single day.

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Beyond The Gear: 9 Questions With Andrew Skurka

Long-distance backpacker Andrew Skurka tells us about his cat Oden, his favorite gear, his next big adventure, and his stint as a camp counselor in our exclusive interview series, Beyond The Gear.

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EDC to FKT: 36 Outdoors Acronyms You Need To Know

Get to know your KN from your LBS with our handy outdoor-world acronym guide.

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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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Condom Company Makes ‘Feel-Everything’ Track Suit

You just can’t make this stuff up.

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Brand Loyalty: PR Stunt Pits Everyman Against Wilderness

How long can a newbie survive in the woods? One creative agency decided to send a desk jockey into the Oregon wilderness armed with a few pieces of gear – and no food – to find out.

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Really, it is SO HOT THE CORN IS SWEATING! This is what it means to you, my fellow sweaty camper.

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Rock The Campsite: Brunton ‘LightWave’ Lantern Review

Brunton’s new LightWave Amp is an 11-inch-tall ‘outdoor entertainment system.’ This is our review.

Night Vision: FLIR Monocular For The Outdoors

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

Taste Test: Epic’s Wild Boar ‘Meat Bar’

Wild Boar? New meat bar offers ‘feral swine’ flavor – and we tried it.

Review: OR ‘ActiveIce’ Hat Fends Off Sunburn

Spending some time in the sun? The ActiveIce Cap from Outdoor Research as a neck flap will leave your head ensconced in a shadow.

Review: Wheel-On Wahoo SNAP Bike Trainer

Are you playing Star Wars on that thing? The Wahoo KICKR SNAP is our top-choice for getting into interactive indoor training on your bike.

Review: 7 High-Quality Bikes Built For Kids

A father of four young children reviews the best bikes for kids based on their favorites for road, neighborhood riding, and dirt trails.

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.

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.

Review: Foot-Supporting Sandals From Superfeet

Superfeet is a leader of insole technology, so these supportive, primo flip-flops are a natural extension for the brand. We put them through their paces.

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.

Latest Outdoors Seating Trend? Meet ‘Inflatable Hammock’

A take-anywhere cushion of air? We test the WindPouch, a new product made for getting supine in the outdoors.

BioLite CampStove: Three Month Boundary Waters Test

The Biolite CampStove burns wood and other organic material for cooking and device charging in the outdoors. We put it to a tough three month test in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for this review.

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.

Neoprene ‘Ocean Jacket’ Review: Coat Stops Cold, Wet

A loose-fitting neoprene layer, this zip-up jacket will keep you warm even when soaking wet.

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First look at 2017 @Thermarest tents? Coming soon. Meanwhile, we're in San Juan Islands this week at #campthermarest.

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