Gerber Grappler

Flick it to open: The Gerber Grappler offers one-handed opening of a multi-tool with a locking pliers.

Kelty cuts Middleman

Kelty is falling in line with other gear manufacturers that sell directly to the customer and cut out the middleman.

Mountain Meteor Tents

Sierra Designs created two mountaineering tents, new this winter, that incorporate the company’s unique Eye Pole design.

Odor-Eating Sleeping Bag

Sierra Designs’ BTU line is touted to eliminate the “I’ve-slept-in-this-sleeping-bag-too-many-times-without-washing-it” odor.

Ahnu All-Terrain Shoe

Ahnu’s Firetrail Winter four-season shoe has a mesh outer that’s said to repel nearly every drop of water you encounter on the trail.

Review: Leki Trekking Poles

Leki’s ergonomic hand grips, like what’s found on the Thermolite AERGON Antishock model, help set the trekking poles apart from the competition.

Brooks Range Rocket Tent

The Brooks Range Rocket tent is a four-season, two-person tent that weighs less than 2.5 pounds in the summer and 1.5 pounds in the winter.

Review: Ace SW 2 Tent

REI’s new Ace SW 2 tent is a single-wall design that uses breathable and coated fabrics to create a two-vestibule shelter with ample space inside.…

Wood-Burning Camp Stove

The StoveTec GreenFire is a simple wood-burning camp stove created by an organization that regularly deals with humanitarian efforts from rural Asia to slums in…

Swedish FireSteel

The FireSteel lighter, originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, is marketed to “make fire building easy in any weather.” Hardly the case, says…

Family Camping Tents

This article highlights new tents for families of four or more. Be it in the backcountry or car camping, one of these tents is sure…

Ribz Frontpack

In the world of backpacks, there is a niche category of products that positions compartments and pouches over the chest. The RIBZ Frontpack is a…

Luxury Lite UltraLite Cot

As an alternative to a sleeping pad, the Luxury Lite UltraLite Cot weighs in at less than 3 pounds and keeps a camper “floating above…

Gear Review: Esbit Stove

The Esbit stove was invented in 1936, and in the decades since its chemical-based flame has heated untold millions of meals for campers and backpackers…

Survival Kit In A Can

Coghlan’s Survival Kit-in-a-Can is a quirky product. It is a fun gift, a tin of trinkets and outdoors doodads that pour forth out of a…

SOG PowerAssist Multi-tool

The SOG PowerAssist is stocked with esoteric and useful implements, including a V-shape blade to use as a seatbelt cutter and switchblade-like action to fling…

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