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Our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.

May 25th, 2017

First Look: Altra’s ‘Goldilocks’ Trail Runner

The Altra Timp hits a middle ground between the brand’s minimal and super-cushy trail running offerings. In early runs, our editor found it just right.

May 25th, 2017
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Strava, the social fitness-sharing app, reached its one-billionth activity upload last week. We look back at some of the wildest accomplishments posted among its millions of users

May 25th, 2017
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This Rock Climbing Paradise Is Only Accessible By Boat

Pristine, isolated wilderness and high-quality granite sport-climbing come together on the border of Canada and Minnesota. Welcome to the crag called Jeff’s World.

May 25th, 2017
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When overlanders get together, there’s a lot of of eye candy in one place. These 10 amazing overland vehicles grabbed our eye at Overland Expo 2017.

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Screaming Deals: Gear Savings Of The Week

Outdoor gear deals that are too good to pass up. Click at your own risk! Check out deals from: Sea To Summit, REI, Five Ten, Gregory, Garmin, and more.

May 24th, 2017
Still There? Nepalese Climbers Say Hillary Step Intact

Still There? Nepalese Climbers Say Hillary Step Intact

Nepalese climbers have disputed reports that the iconic rock feature near the summit of Mt. Everest collapsed.

May 24th, 2017
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Add This ‘Kitchen’ To Your Subaru Or SUV

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Crack Open A Cold One… Of Wine, That Is

Safe to pack into the backcountry and easy to stow in a bag, canned wine is elbowing its way into the camping-friendly booze market.

Fastest Folding Bike? Brompton NYC Review

Unfold it, then pedal quickly to 25mph. This hinge-equipped city bike is among the speediest ever built.

Mega-Plush: ‘LaidBack Pad’ Is Car Camper’s Dream

Car campers take note: You can expect to sleep great on the LaidBack Pad. But don’t expect to free up trunk space, or money for that matter.

Full Squish: Loving Cannondale’s ‘Bad Habit’ Mountain Bike

The Cannondale Bad Habit 1: Just as addictive as it sounds.

First Look: Ultralight Leatherman ‘Skeletool’ Knife

Coming this spring, Leatherman introduces a ‘naked’ Skeletool knife that weighs barely more than 1 ounce.

First Look: ‘Outdry Extreme’ Waterproof Running Shoes

Waterproof on the outside, the Caldorado II Outdry Extreme stands alone as the first trail running shoe with a permanent beading surface.

Lightweight, Photochromic: ‘Fyre’ Cycling Glasses Review

From noon to night, the 2017 line of Ryders ‘Fyre’ cycling glasses pack a lot of features into an all-conditions, anytime lens. And the price reflects it.

Altra’s First ‘Smart Shoe’ Will Change The Way You Run

Years in development, Utah-based Altra adds a set of sensors to one of its flagship shoes. We ran 40 miles for a first review.

First Look: 2017 Strafe Outerwear

Air permeable fabrics and thoughtful design distinguish Strafe’s 2017-18 Pyramid Jacket and Capitol Pant as serious backcountry ski garments.

Three Top New Ski Touring Boots For 2017-18

Ready to earn your turns? These three new backcountry touring boots hit the market in 2017 and have us drooling.

First Look: Black Diamond’s Beefy Mid-Range Rope For All Climbers

The FullDry 9.6 is both heavier and burlier than average, making it an excellent all-around cord. We put the 70-meter version to the test.

Merrell’s ‘Skeleton-Inspired Lugs’ Grip Slick Trails

The Agility Peak Flex trail running shoes excel in rocky, slick, or muddy trails. We tested them more than 100 miles for this initial review.

How Specialized Changed My Opinion On E-Bikes

The Turbo Levo FSR mountain bike is kind of like a jet ski. Ya just can’t help but smile when you’re on it. Our contributor put it through the paces for this review.

Tested: Patagonia’s First Sleeping Bags

For the first time, Patagonia will sell a sleeping bag line. It offers modern materials and new features, though with homage to a decades-old design.

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