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The all-new Tecton from Fritchi delivers. Freeride touring, confidence, and power are the three points of the Swiss company’s scepter here.
A new book provides stunning photographs of the bizarre encampments at Burning Man.
A new company gives cyclists the power to start up their own mountain bike guiding services and connects them with bikers around the globe.
The Outdoor Retailer tradeshow announced last month it will leave Utah in protest of the state’s public lands policy. Last week, Minnesota added its name to the growing list of would-be hosts.
A relatively unknown rooftop tent maker just raised more than $2 million on Kickstarter. This is how.
Coming this spring, Leatherman introduces a ‘naked’ Skeletool knife that weighs barely more than 1 ounce.
Quirky ads, cozy flannels, and durable soft-goods define Duluth Trading Company. Here we put this Minnesota workwear and outdoors brand it’s products in the spotlight.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price. Check out the bargains from Fox, Danner, and Alps Mountaineering.
With its rectangular base and a little more support than a hammock, REI’s first hanging tent hits the market for ‘Hammock Life’ enthusiasts.
If you haven’t marked your calendars yet, do it now: The first complete solar eclipse to cross North America in almost 40 years will happen on August 21. People are booking prime viewing spots now.
Patrick Martin rode his bike across the planet for more than a decade. What he learned changed his life and can help you be happier, too.
A recap of top stories for the week of March 19 – 25, 2017.
Todd Skinner was a star of rock climbing. He died in 2006, leaving behind a long list of first ascents and ‘The Woody,’ an artificial climbing wall that helped build a community. This is its story.
Imagine a light shirt that automatically puffs out into a jacket when the temperatures drop. The textile lab Othermaterials is working on a fabric to do just that.
Meet the man who hand paints the green trees, white chutes, and rocky cliffs of iconic ski resort maps.
Just 100 pop-up campers will get the Woolrich treatment to bring a slice of luxury to the outdoors.
For those who want fitness classes with variety, Class Pass is a way to hit multiple gyms and save money.
Flush it down the toilet, then fire it down the hatch. Stone Brewery’s latest IPA uses treated wastewater.
In January, a team of whitewater rafters attempted to break the speed record through the Grand Canyon. The film ‘The Time Travelers’ beautifully documents the dramatic effort. Watch it now!
From a Leatherman pocketknife to skulls for your fire, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the cutting-edge of gear.
After running thousands of collective miles with his dog over the years, Gear Junkie Stephen Regenold offers these tips to get the most out of training with a pooch leashed at your side.
Polygiene treated Patagonia put to the test under the nastiest of conditions.
The short film ‘When The Mountains Were Wild’ tells a fantastic story of adventure in the untracked mountains of Albania.
The newly christened 1,500-mile route from Southern California into Mexico has a champion: Her name Lael Wilcox.
A 60-year-old English couple just toured the Andes, through Colombia and Ecuador, two purpose-built Surly Moonlanders.
Outdoor gear deals that are too good to pass up. Click at your own risk! Deals from: Under Armour, DeWALT, 5.10, and more.
Hikers take note: Tights offer a better option than pants for tackling miles on the trail.
Up your knife knowledge and learn about heat treatment, blade geometry, and finish.
We combed the largest paddle-sports expo in the country to find some of the most exciting new canoe, kayak, and SUP products for 2017.
REI upgrades its classic sleeping bag with one of the best warmth-to-weight-to-price bags on the market today.
A new Minneapolis climbing gym will have 20,000 feet of climbing space, a yoga studio, free weights. But it doesn’t have a single rope.
Waterproof on the outside, the Caldorado II Outdry Extreme stands alone as the first trail running shoe with a permanent beading surface.
About 5,000 women are anticipated this year to take part in a new series of mountain biking clinics held across North America.
Meet the shirt ‘designed for situations where you know you’re going to look like crap.’
The LifeStraw Go is a bottle that carries and filters your water. Fill it up in a stream, and drink with confidence. We put it to the test for this review.
Running through the middle-of-nowhere Texas, this waterway has some of the most pristine fishing in the Lone Star State. Meet the Devils River.
For those wanting to spoon oatmeal one moment and repair a horse-drawn carriage the next, this list of mold-bending multi-tools is for you.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price. Check out the bargains from Diamondback, Vortex, and Alite.
A recap of top stories for the week of March 12 – 18, 2017.
Sailing, skiing, running, and literally crashing through ice, Mike Horn gives us a peek at his record-setting adventure.
Massive staff layoffs, a drone recall, and a lowering stock price… GoPro certainly has had its setbacks. But for 2017, Founder and CEO Nick Woodman has a new plan.
The right gear in your backpack can literally save your life. But what survival gear to bring?
A program that provides bikes and gear to schools hopes to understand cycling’s effects on ADHD.
Following the largest land donation in history, Chile will expand its national park network by an area three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks combined.
The evolution of the raincoat continues. This week, The North Face launched its first-ever ‘softshell rain jacket.’
The ‘King of Beers’ prepares to expand its reign to the Red Planet.
Unfold it, then pedal quickly to 25mph. This hinge-equipped city bike is among the speediest ever built.
From a sensor-equipped Suunto to an ‘exercise mace,’ our weekly peek at emerging products examines the cutting-edge of gear.
An approachable price and quality construction (and materials) make the Magma a solid bang for your buck.
With flavors like Sriracha, honey dijon, and sweet jalapeno, this beef jerky packs some serious flavor.
Outdoor gear deals that are too good to pass up. Click at your own risk! Deals from: Gerber, Osprey, Eddie Bauer, Keen, and more.
Hover, crash, repeat. This drone bounces back again and again with no damage.
Royal Robbins, climbing legend and the American pioneer of ‘clean climbing,’ has died at age 82.
Hyperpuff or hyperbole? New for 2017, Patagonia’s accordion-style insulation lofts outward to create a unique synthetic puffy piece.
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show wrapped up in Salt Lake City this week. Here are the top picks.
Learn about and contribute to a sustainable future through a variety of hands-on building classes, including constructing your ideal tiny home.
Read, laugh, sign (and help repopulate American grizzly bears).
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price. Check out the bargains from Chaco, Smartwool, and SOG.
Ski boots to trail-running shoes, SCARPA pushes the envelope on mountain footwear.
Years in the making, a startup company sees its ‘wearable motion measurement tool’ as the next big thing for biking (and beyond).
A recap of top stories for the week of Mar. 5 – Mar. 11, 2017.
Seven feet of headroom, auto-leveling chassis, and a pressurization snorkel to combat sandstorms are just some of the goodies packed into this mean-looking Aussie camper.
A team of researchers in Japan put drones to the test doing the job of insects. The result was a successfully pollinated flower.
With more than 300 adventure films and exclusive access to pay-per-view movies, Slipstream is the video streaming site for the outdoors-film junkie.
Treat yourself to malted barley massage, enjoy a hop-infused facial, or relax in a steaming barrel of beer. All this and more at the ‘beeriest place on earth.’
More and more endurance athletes are doing turns on reality-type TV shows. We talked to a couple to find out why.
From the fastest marathon shoes to chewable coffee bars, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Chris Bertish today became the first person to paddle a standup paddle board across the Atlantic Ocean.
Over 1,000 years of relentless feet, hooves, and bike tires have literally carved this trail into the earth, making it one of the most famous pilgrimages in the world.
The annual winter gear show for bike nerds had standout products for fat bikers and road warriors alike.
Outdoor gear deals that are too good to pass up. Click at your own risk! Deals from: Shimano, The North Face, Bear Archery, and more.
A $500,000 road bike, $5,500 tent, and $4,000 swiss army knife. Here, GearJunkie surveys the most expensive outdoors gear ever made.
White water raft during the day, bust out the telescopes at night.
From handmade pencil-holders to a boat named Huckleberry, and weekly parties with a possum, the Offerman Woodshop is as cool as you think.
The apparel giant wants you to run up a mountain.
‘Project Hero’ will use a drone and a paired moving SUV to save lives by speeding up response times during disasters.
The AG Russell Light’n Bug is a small, EDC folding knife that everyone will love in their pocket.
First, it made a stance to pull Outdoor Retailer from Utah. Now, the outdoors apparel giant launches a major marketing campaign to support Bears Ears National Monument.
La Sportiva says its Gore-Tex Surround and a ‘macro membrane’ make the waterproof Nucleo High GTX its most breathable boot yet.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price. Check out the bargains from The House, The North Face, and Louis Garneau.
The North Face will support organizations that increase outdoors participation, appreciation, and stewardship. Apply for your organization now!
‘Without a helmet, the doctor thinks I could easily have died’
Colorado-designed and made in the USA, few brands scream ‘domestic manufacturing’ like Topo Designs.
A new type of shelter lets you camp alone, or ‘hook up’ via connectable corners that create a multi-room tent village.
A recap of top stories for the week of Feb. 26 – Mar. 4, 2017.
Ever watch the X Games and think, “wow, those guys make it look so easy?” Well, it’s not, and this video proves it.
On his first day in office, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke did away with President Obama’s lead ammunition ban.
Ready to earn your turns? These three new backcountry touring boots hit the market in 2017 and have us drooling.
Now you can have kitchen-quality pizza in the outdoors. But it will cost you dearly.
American Expedition Vehicles rebuilds the iconic Ram 2500 truck with no frills upgrades for off road use.
Western Australia’s most lovable marsupial just overloaded our cuddle-meter in what is sure to become an internet hit.
The 2017 Piolet d’Or Lifetime Achievement Award goes to American alpinist Jeff Lowe.
This beer is specially brewed to taste better at 35,000 feet in the air.
Have you ever stand-up paddle-boarded? No? Perfect, you qualify for the first ever four-person team championships.
From beer-cooler backpacks to wool sneakers, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Air permeable fabrics and thoughtful design distinguish Strafe’s 2017-18 Pyramid Jacket and Capitol Pant as serious backcountry ski garments.
Yellow Leaf Hammocks is creating a growing class of female breadwinners in the developing world to enact far-reaching change.
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.
Shinesty wants to see every skier in neon onesies and banana hammocks. Seriously.
From gazing at the stars to glancing in your rearview mirror, Vistabule’s window designs provide wide open views.