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A resurgence in the domestic manufacturing of outdoors gear has prompted an industry award.
SOG’s latest multi-tools come in some wild new forms, from ‘baton’ to belt buckle.
‘Snowboarding in Japan is very much about living in the now. ‘
From hammocks to new-school helmets, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
A new National Park Service plan wants to introduce up to 30 wolves to Isle Royale, a national park in Lake Superior. This topic is open for public comment until March 15.
A giant, custom-made raft was piloted down the Grand Canyon last week. Its crew pushed for more than 39 hours straight set on breaking a record.
Whether you’re traveling for work, moving to a new city, or just want to change up your local routine, these 15 methods are sure to spice up your ideas for adventure.
Move over dart league, hatchet throwing is a next big thing.
Three women realized they rarely saw stories about females in outdoors media. They decided to act, and ‘Misadventures’ Magazine was born.
‘This is not a red or blue issue. It is an issue that affects our shared freedoms. Public lands should remain in public hands.’
What happens when it snows 50 inches in 72 hours outside Salt Lake City? Heaven happens.
Strap on your tool belt and get to work. Build an expert-designed home by Portland Alternative Dwellings.
Hang this tent above the forest floor and enjoy a ‘fort’ fit for your inner child.
Place grounds into the pipe, add water, and bring to 185-degrees for a portable, quirky shot of espresso.
It looks like a mini kayak. But unscrew the lid of the CreekKooler and you’re greeted by ice, drinks, or food in a 30-quart chamber made to keep things cold.
The most exciting new products for the outdoors in 2017? Look no further than our ‘best in show’ award picks from the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show, held in Utah last week.
Organic Climbing’s American-made crash pads, chalk bags, and backpacks will last a very long time.
From a micro drones to ‘everlasting’ notebooks, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Massive hydration comes from YETI Rambler Jugs, debuted today in Utah.
Track it, record it, and bait that lunker with the drone that fishes for you.
‘One jacket to get you through the winter, on the ski hill and off.’ – That’s the promise behind the down-insulated Durrance from Stio.
Cutting-edge gear comes and goes. A group of centurion equipment-makers have shown staying power for 100 years or more in the outdoors world.
A recap of stories for the week of Jan. 1 – 7, 2016.
The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer and LL Bean Ultralight 850 Down Jacket are pinnacle light-puffy pieces work alone or as a mid-layer. We tested them head to head.
In 2017, we expect to see the continuation of several years-long trends in the outdoors, plus the introduction of a few unexpected launches that could revolutionize industries.
When a man is dangling by his neck from a chairlift, it’s a professional slackliner to the rescue!
New rules make it easier to transfer public lands to states, possibly paving the way to selling off Roosevelt-era public lands.
From ‘modular’ electric cars to luggage you can literally ride to the gate, these 10 products take tech to the next level.
The Outdoor Retailer trade show, held next week in Utah, is a mecca of winter gear. Here we give an exclusive peek at the most interesting new products coming to market for winter 2017-18.
Goal Zero just revealed its next-generation of portable power, including one big surprise.
Start your year in the best way possible: Clear the clutter and impact someone else’s life for the better.
It’s costly, heavy, and potentially dangerous, but a good winch can make your off-road vehicle nearly invincible. So, is a winch right for you?
No straps needed, just step on and ride. The biggest snowboarding brand in the world just gave retro bindings a major face-lift.
‘We are moving from decades of consumerism focused on acquiring stuff to an age of seeking out more meaningful experiences and connections.’
A recap of top stories for the week of Dec. 25 – 31, 2016.
Contrary to what many people choose to remember, there was a lot to celebrate in 2016.
The Acro rock climbing shoes from Butora have become my new favorite shoe for hard boulder problems and short, steep sport climbing routes. Here’s why.
A trip-organizing tarp to a bike-trailer cooler, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
These new spike-equipped Yaktrax Summit ‘devices’ are made for flat ice and steep hillsides.
Being stranded in the jungle would be a bummer, but if you were driving around in this, it would definitely be less of a bummer, and you probably wouldn’t get stranded at all.
Enter a world of star-filled skies, foggy morning light, and roaming wild animals.
President Barack Obama today declared a 1.35 million acre swath of iconic Utah desert wilderness as the new Bears Ears National Monument.
More than 1,000 articles graced our homepage in 2016. These were the most viewed and shared from the past year.
A new commercial drone that can lift nearly 500 pounds opens a new horizon for unmanned flying machines.
With 141 countries complete and 52 to go, this cyclist continues his quest to ride through every country in the world nearly a decade after he began.
Zack Giffin went big on skis, then went tiny on housing. Now, he hosts a national TV show.
Of the hundreds of products GearJunkie put through the paces in 2016, these products stood out as some of the best.
In northern Minnesota, a small town experiences a renaissance thanks to an infusion of tourism dollars from dirt-pedaling fanatics on two wheels.
From snorkeling with whale sharks to wingsuit flying, GoPro shows why the POV camera is still a cinematographic game-changer.
Before kevlar and royalex, there was a surge in the manufacture and performance of American-made canoes. All thanks to a ‘new’ watercraft material.
If passed, the PHIT Act would transform your gear from a pricey purchase to a write off.
A recap of top stories for the week of Dec. 18 – 24, 2016.
I found a race-ready, carbon fatbike for under $2,000. The only catch: It was from a brand I’d never seen before.
Two women broke a long-distance canoeing across the United States record to inspire others.
A portfolio of mountain biking posters blends passion for the trail with art.
Shred pow, climb some vert, and go for a hike, all atop hundreds of tons of burning garbage.
From uber-warm boots to expanding Colorado made tyrol pack, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Grab one of these 8 last-minute outdoors gifts from a store today to give to the adventure-lover in your life.
The new Sierra Designs Divine Light is a welterweight backpacking shelter that gives big livable space.
‘On Dasher, on Prancer, on Donner and… Drone-y? A small crew built a custom drone to lift a snowboarding Santa.
These 13 parks are so spectacular (and free in 2017), they’ll have you packing your tent and camera.
Meet the ‘People Walker,’ a pro who gets paid to take people for walks.
Topo Designs makes pants as tough as its American-made backpacks, but is the premium price worth it versus other USA-made competition?
We took Saucony’s RAZOR ICE+ shoes, with Vibram’s secret slip-resistant Arctic Ice sole, for a stroll… and a sprint.
A little forethought and planning make Van Life so much easier. These three tips will help you find the road to vagabond bliss.
It’s just 28 feet long and less than 15 feet high, but this might be the most unusual climbing wall you ever see.
Roof Racks add versatility and space to your rig. These tips will help you maximize your roof rack usage.
Don’t let your loved ones go cold this winter. These 10 Icebreaker merino wool products are sure to keep you cozy this season.
Need a rescue? There’s a fine for that.
We got a first look at Columbia’s Star Wars replica parka. Call us nerds. Call us super-fans. Just don’t call us cold.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area is a unique wilderness, and one of our favorite places on the planet. This is why sportsmen will fight to protect it, always.
A recap of top stories for the week of Dec. 11 – 17, 2016.
You don’t have to spend a ton of money to get great gifts for those who love the outdoors.
Morakniv recently created a fixed blade knife so small that you may mistake it for an April fool’s joke. But it packs a ton of performance into a tiny package.
The traditional bike messenger rig is about to get a lot bigger and a lot browner.
You take the helicopter, we’ll take the hard way.
Our Mobile Office correspondents have three key takeaways from their two years of working (and playing) on the road.
Mining rights will not be renewed on critical parcels near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in a big win for environmentalists.
Get your share of more than $45,000 in prizes in the fourth edition of Checkpoint Minnesota.
Alex Honnold’s latest viral video is wildly entertaining, but it dramatically dismisses the danger of free-solo climbing for the inexperienced.
The Scotchman Peaks Wilderness Act will likely be among the first wilderness acts facing the 115th Congress.
From a fat tire bike trailer to expanding summit pack, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
There’s a little bit of voodoo mixed into the art and science of catching fish. Fishermen, on the other hand, are pretty straightforward.
Winter riding, photography, and fat bikes are addressed in our ‘Readers Write’ installment this week.
Pro tip: This is the best (least expensive) layer that everyone can afford.
The jacket uses a space-age insulation ‘inspired by NASA.’ But is it any good?
The redesigned Black Hole series of packs from Patagonia include this 26-liter daypack we put to the test. It comes to market next spring.
Watch as pro snowboarder Travis Rice takes a horrible ride in an avalanche in Alaska, and lives to tell about it.
Our editorial team picked our favorite pieces of gear for 2016 that we’d give the special people in our lives. These are outdoorsy gifts at their best.
The super-breathable Patagonia Nano-Air Light builds on the success of one of the brand’s flagship jackets.
Eerie and beautiful, this stunning take on night skiing raked in a heap of independent film awards.
Handlebar handstands, dizzying wheelie spins, and doubles synchronized bike acrobatics. Jaw, meet floor.
‘Pop open’ your truck camper with this spacious new evolution of overland camping.
A recap of top stories for the week of Dec. 4 – 10, 2016.
We taste tested four popular camping meals against dog food. And we were surprised at the results.
Cabela’s experts tell us what they’ll be giving the outdoor lovers on their lists this holiday.
For our young contributor, wilderness skills were a key to adapting to city life.
Don’t let the cold get you down, it’s never too rough to camp by bike.
I’m looking at you, Texas.
The latest Trump administration cabinet appointments reveal an environmentally antagonistic future. If you love nature, it’s now time to support her, financially.