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Screaming Deals: Gear Savings of the Week

Patagonia, Mountain Hardwear, GrowlerWerks, Sea to Summit, and more are on sale this week. Our weekly column finds the best deals from across the web to save you money on outdoors gear.

April 25th, 2018 | 19 Shares

Mercedes ‘Ultimate Luxury’ SUV Includes Actual Tea Set

Fancy integrated tea set and all, the crossover SUV vehicle segment has a new king, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury.

April 25th, 2018 | 14 Shares

Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Why We Do It

Why do people hike the Appalachian Trail? We posted up 100 miles from the southern terminus to meet hikers as they passed and learn about their motivation to take on the AT.

April 25th, 2018 | 108 Shares

New Industry Ethos? Icebreaker Goes Fully ‘Transparent’

The New Zealand merino company punts with a new kind of report, open to the public, and revealing almost everything about its corporate inner-workings.

April 25th, 2018 | 93 Shares

Summer Job: Move to Iceland, Travel the World

Move to Iceland, live in a fully furnished (FREE!) apartment, and spend your summer flying around the world for free. Did we mention you’ll get paid, too? WOW Air’s Travel Guide is one heck of a summer job.

April 25th, 2018 | 374 Shares
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Amazon Outfitter: Gear Up for Bike to Work Week

Gear, apparel, even a set of wheels – here’s a list of all the commuting gear you’ll need for Bike to Work Week (and beyond) available on Amazon.

April 24th, 2018 | 10 Shares
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Get Paid to Ride a Harley All Summer

Harley-Davidson wants an intern who will take a free bike, ride around to events, take pictures, and get paid. Think you can handle that?

April 24th, 2018 | 164 Shares

Revant Wants to Be the Last Sunglasses You Ever Buy

Repairable, made in the USA, and warrantied for life, Revant Optics introduces sunglasses made to “perform as well on day 10,000 as they did on day one.”

April 24th, 2018 | 85 Shares


Carbon-Handled ‘Sebenza 21’ Knife Is a Razor-Sharp Gem

Chris Reeve’s small Sebenza 21 Insingo in carbon fiber is the best custom knife you can buy without selling your Subie. Find out why in this review.

NordicTrack Does Dumbbells: Select-A-Weight Review

Two dumbbells, 30 weight settings. NordicTrack takes a swing at the adjustable weight market with a design aimed at improving reliability and ease of use, while staying affordable.

Sunglasses Without Arms Are Surprisingly Awesome

A new brand called Ombraz this week launches sunglasses without “sidearms.” They are very unique, and we received a sample to put them to the test.

Canyon Releases Holy ‘Grail’ of Gravel Bikes

Canyon Bikes rethinks the gravel-grinder with its Grail, sporting unique handlebars and more. Our editor put this versatile new bike to the test for this review.

Best Running Shoes for Women 2018

Looking for the best women’s running shoes? We’ve tested the best shoes for road running, trail running, and barefoot runners of 2018. Plus, we’ve got a Buyer’s Guide with helpful tips for better shoe shopping.

Review: Orvis Built the Pro Wading Jacket for Fishing Guides

The Orvis Pro Wading Jacket is a waterproof/breathable shell designed for serious anglers braving nasty weather. I took it fishing in Montana for this review.

Best Women’s Adventure Pants: Hiking, Climbing, and Travel

Here are the best women’s hiking pants, climbing pants, and travel pants. Pick a pair and get ready for adventure.

Virtually Undetectable: Bight Gear NeoShell Nuker Jacket Review

Sometimes not noticing a piece of gear while using it is its greatest attribute. So it is with the NeoShell Nuker soft shell from Bight Gear, formerly MtnLogic.

Review: The Shower Pouch Is a Bigger, Better Body Wipe

Don’t just spot-clean the dirtiest bits, get a head-to-toe scrub down with the Shower Pouch — a pH balanced, vegan, hypoallergenic body wipe.

Filson Single Tin Chaps Review: 40-Year Field Test

The brand name Filson is known for gear made to last the trials of time. This gear test on a pair of tin chaps begins back in 1978.

Zen Zone: Brain-Sensing Eyewear Aims To Focus The Mind

Sporting success ultimately comes down to mental strength and the ability to remain focused in a high-pressure environment. Smith Lowdown sunglasses claim to help.

‘Electrospun’ Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket: Review

Outdoor Research packs stretch, weight savings, and comfort into its latest Interstellar Jacket. The key is an electrically spun waterproof-breathable membrane. We put the Interstellar to the test from Mexico to Alaska for this review.

Rubber Recycled: TreadWright ‘Remolded’ Tires Tested

High performance, affordable rubber for your truck? Tread Wright claims it does just that – and in an environmentally responsible way. We put a set on our truck to test ’em out.

BCA Float 27 Speed Avalanche Airbag Reviewed

The new BCA Float 2.0 system is lighter and more useful than previous versions. We skied with the BCA Float 27 Speed pack during an avalanche course for this review.

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Dreaming of a weekend filled with this ⛺️✨ - What’s on your weekend adventure docket? - Big thanks to @chuckdeezmt for the amazing pic and adventure inspiration.

“I felt my lungs inflate with the on rush of scenery-air, mountains, trees, people. I thought ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” -Sylvia Plath - Here’s hoping your week is off to a happy and inspiring start! - We definitely find getting outside to be the biggest source of happiness. What about you? Do you renew on the mountain, rivers, beach, or someplace else? We want to know! - And big thanks to @austin_siadak for the amazing image and adventure inspiration.

That moment when you fully test just how sticky your shoes really are. 🧗🏻‍♀️ - Big thanks to @heatherlweidner for the awesome climbing and @pegoodman for the capture. - We’re now officially dreaming of trip to beautiful Waterval Boven, South Africa 🇿🇦 .

Hard to beat a weekend camped out on the beach. - What’s your favorite place to camp? Any favorite beaches? - And big thanks to @therollingvan for the pic and adventure inspiration.

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