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A good pair of modular snowshoes can let you do a lot more in the backcountry. And the MSR Lightning Ascent fits the bill at just $225 in the REI online outlet.
When it comes to winter boots, the Montana climate demands performance. And Muck’s Arctic Hunter Tall Boots deliver.
Huck 30-foot cliffs with a carbon board? Now that’s a serious claim. Weston updates the Backwoods in carbon for 2019. We toured in Wyoming and Colorado for this first look review.
Yes, you can ride a fixed-gear bike even if you don’t drink PBR. (But why wouldn’t you?) In this episode of Time Tested, GearJunkie editor Adam Ruggiero tells us all about his favorite piece of gear.
This week’s screaming deals highlight Black Diamond cams, a 3-in-1 jacket, and MSR Snowshoes.
If you ski in the backcountry, you put yourself in avalanche terrain. Make good choices, ski with a competent team, and be safe out there!
The state invoked the 10th Amendment and cited a need to ‘protect the safety of its citizens … from dangerous and deadly grizzly bear encounters.’
With mosquitoes driving him nuts, one PCT thru-hiker decided to go for 38 hours straight. Thankfully for us, he made a video of the endeavor.
Indiana has never had a national park — until now. Meet Indiana Dunes.
European nymphing is catching on and catching fish. Here’s how and why you should try the trending technique of euro nymphing.
Smooth, dependable, and consistent — that’s the story behind Hoyt’s newest carbon-riser marvel, the RX-3 Ultra compound bow.
When weight and space aren’t the biggest concerns, camp knife kits provide extra freedom and utility for on-the-go trail lunches.
Travis Rice and Caite Zeliff were crowned King and Queen of Corbet’s during the second-annual competition held at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. This video highlights some insane drops.
Full protection, fewer grams: Six Moon Designs touts its Silver Shadow Carbon as the ‘lightest full-size trekking umbrella on the market.’
This wall is so steep it’s hard to believe Kilian Jornet made it down. Watch him ice climb up, then ski down slopes of more than 60 degrees. His accomplishment marks the first ski descent of the Troll Wall.
Most people know how to dispose of waste properly in the summer, but what about in the winter? Use these tips to do your business responsibly.
Was Tom Cruise’s climbing in ‘Mission: Impossible 2’ realistic? Alex Honnold analyzes iconic movie climbing scenes from ‘Star Trek’ to ‘Cliff Hanger.’
A safety manager at Grand Canyon National Park claims adults and children may have suffered ‘dangerous exposure’ to radiation within the park’s museum.
European-style nymphing is growing in popularity on trout waters across the United States, and fly rod manufacturers have taken notice. Orvis follows suit with the new Helios 3F.
Theodore Roosevelt reigns as the most presidential outdoorsman in the history of the United States. Today, we celebrate the legacy he left us through speeches, writing, and more.
The Patagonia M10 Anorak and Galvanized Pants blend minimalism and performance for hardcore alpine adventures. But these garments took a beating in our Alaskan ice climbing test for this review.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort will no longer be part of Vail Resorts’ Epic Pass for the 2019-2020 season.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price: That’s our goal each Monday. Check out these bargains from Topo Designs, Benchmade, and Dynafit.
The top-selling Never Summer snowboard shape for men is now available for women. We ripped around Copper Mountain in Colorado for this first look review of the Lady West.
REI CEO Jerry Stritzke resigns, the man who killed a cougar speaks out, the RAM Multifunction Tailgate, and more popular stories this past week, Feb. 10-16, 2019.
Last season’s Patagonia gear is now in — at up to 50 percent off. Save on favorites like the R1 Fleece, Nano Air, Micro Puff, Ascensionist Pack, and more.
Sock technology continues to go wild. But I continue to reach for the same Kirkland wool sock — every damn time.
The ROAM Elevate is a robotic exoskeleton for skiing. I was one of the first people outside the brand to try it.
Now’s the time to score some gear and apparel at up to 60 percent off with this Basin and Range sale.
From women’s winter fashion boots to winter hiking boots and from snow boots to ice-gripping insulated winter boots, we’ve got you covered.
The remote-controlled 2X Spyker KAT costs hundreds less than a traditional snowblower, is customizable, and looks REALLY badass.
Brendan Fairclough and Clemens Kaudela are in the air for a long, long time in this POV edit of the Darkfest mountain bike course.
A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
‘I was able to shift my weight and get my foot on its neck … another couple minutes later, it finally stopped moving.’
The Mathews Vertix is one of our Best Bows of 2019. We put this compound bow through its paces for this review and came away impressed.
Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll and Nico Favresse put on the show of their lives, dangling high above the ground for the music video ‘Done in R1.’
Range, size, cost, and lack of demand are all roadblocks for electric campers and RVs in the United States.
Toyota’s RAV4 isn’t known for it’s off-road prowess. So will putting a TRD Off-Road badge on the little crossover for 2020 make it any more off-road capable?
One of Danner’s mountain-to-town leather boots, the Danner Vertigo 917 uses a mix of modern midsole materials, elastic cuffs, and classic leather stylings. We wore the Danner 917 leather boots for a month for this review.
Arc’teryx hosts three academies every year: backcountry ski touring, rock climbing, and alpine adventures. I attended the Backcountry Academy in Wyoming last week to learn how Arc’teryx educates and entertains thousands of people each year.
Strong materials and an intuitive design combine in the Kammok Mantis, an all-in-one hammock system that goes live today on Kickstarter. We got our hands on an early sample for this first look review.
This week’s screaming deals highlight a knife sharpener, the Garmin Fenix 5, and the latest GoPro.
Ford said a problem in the transmission system can result in an ‘unintended downshift into first gear’ while driving.
Cody Townsend and his crew take a new spin on a popular descent in Nevada — Terminal Cancer. They drop in the narrow chute on snow blades, a monoski, and one man does it fully nude!
Officials cited terrorism threats and first-responder safety as key factors in the new rule.
Last week, Kilian Jornet did what he does best, crushing the 24-hour record for vertical gain. This is the kit he used to do it.
I took Goal Zero’s latest battery pack and solar combo — the Sherpa 100AC Power Bank and Nomad 28 Plus Solar Panel — to Nepal to see watt all the fuss is about.
REI’s board of directors cited a ‘personal and consensual relationship between the REI CEO and the leader of another organization in the outdoor industry.’
Like something straight out of Star Trek, GMC’s Transparent Trailer View virtually ‘cloaks’ your tow-behind so you can see behind the truck like nothing’s there.
It seems Guillaume Néry can hold his breath forever. This 12-minute short film is a beautiful look at his encounter with whales and crazy rock formations underwater. Watch and be amazed.
United By Blue announced its 2019 Waterway Cleanup Tour locations. This year, the brand aspires to pick up more trash from oceans and waterways than ever before.
Cold hands suck. So do bulky gloves that turn your fingers into useless pegs. Enter Mountain Standard — maker of the warmest, comfiest gloves I’ve ever owned.
Phoebe Smith has slept soundly on mountaintops and inside glaciers. Now she’s sharing her secrets through the popular app Calm. Think bedtime stories for adults.
What are the greatest products in all the (European) land? ISPO, held yearly in Munich, is the largest outdoor industry show in the world. These are the ISPO Gold snowsports winners for 2019.
Trusted by hunters and backpackers alike, Mystery Ranch packs are on a rare sale through tomorrow only.
RAM Trucks’ Multifunction Tailgate adds a new dimension to the longstanding American truck war. But isn’t a tailgate just a tailgate? Not anymore.
Great hunting and fishing gear at an amazing price: We find it each week. Check out these deals from Cabela’s to save on gear for your next fishing or hunting adventure.
Nite Ize rechargeable lights include safety lights for all occasions — from everyday efforts to athletic pursuits.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price: That’s our goal each Monday. Check out these bargains from Patagonia, Icebreaker, and Eagle Creek.
Best In Show gear, a climbing controversy, an unbelievable mountain lion encounter, and more popular stories this past week, Feb. 3-9, 2019.
While Outdoor Retailer provides America its first peek at the latest and greatest gear, ISPO provides Europeans a similar showcase of outdoor wares (with a few unique additions). These are ISPO’s 2019 Gold award winners for the Outdoor division.
The brand Sweet Protection, known for snow sports and whitewater helmets, launched goggles for 2019.
Bike component manufacturer SRAM just announced an understated but significant leap forward in mountain bike technology. And while it will cost you a cool $2,000 for the new AXS groupset alone, the tech marks a major milestone for the industry at large.
This week, three lucky winners will receive a Laceration Kit from ZipStitch!
Two premium brands in two separate markets come together to create a line for the mountain hunting crew. With NEMO and First Lite collaborating, it’s looking good.
Winter isn’t over just yet. But the burn from purchasing full-price gear can be. Today, one epic midseason sale blows in: REI Winter Clearance.
A peek at emerging products from the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
By definition, custom ski brands will never be the next big thing. But handmade and boutique ski shops provide a personalized experience and aesthetic that more and more skiers want.
Working out with a virtual trainer is a common practice for busy fitness buffs. But how do you get a good online fitness coach?
A controversial image of Chris Sharma in the prAna’s spring 2019 catalog ignited outrage among some climbers. But it also helped bring an important issue into the mainstream.
Longstanding brand Bollé is bringing Phantom — its most powerful light-adaptive technology — to 17 ski goggle models this season.
Patagonia just launched a line of men’s underwear that may just become your new drawers of choice for outdoor activities and the everyday.
I don’t remember exactly when my mom handed these hiking boots down to me. But I do know that they’ve kept me warm, comfortable, and protected throughout Appalachia and the Rockies — just like she has my whole life.
Whaaat? Over 50 Arc’teryx items are marked down by 20 percent in the REI Garage right now. Better park in front of your computer to find your favorites.
Modularity meets lightweight design with the REI Flash 55 Pack. And the review results are impressive.
CRKT launched the Pilar Large for 2019. This bigger version ups the scale of the lauded Pilar. We put the CRKT Pilar Large to the test for this review.
This week’s screaming deals highlight Hydro Flask’s cooler backpack, a spork set, and a Fjällräven duffel.
Victor Muffat-Jeandet is an Olympic medalist and one of the fastest and most powerful skiers in the world. This slow-motion carving and skiing video captures what he does best.
‘In the event of a lion attack, you need to do anything in your power to fight back just as this gentleman did,’ said Mark Leslie, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Northeast Region manager.
The University of Oregon is educating the next generation of sports and outdoor product management professionals. And now people can get the popular master’s degree from anywhere.
From biodegradable coolers to augmented reality and concussion sensors, we found the most innovative new products at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019.
Ice, mud, dirt, concrete: The Saucony Mad River TR tackles it all, no matter the terrain.
Want to get out in weather that keeps most people cocooned in their beds? Here’s how to stay warm and prepare to spend the day hiking in a winter wonderland.
A three-day waterfowl hunt in Kansas, six hunters, and all the new gear from Sitka’s newly released waterfowl line for women: We’re here to tell you all about it.
Ahnu North Peak eVent hiking boots are on extra-deep discount at the REI Outlet through February 4, 2019.
SOG Knives released its new tools and blades at the 2019 SHOT Show, held annually in Las Vegas. We take a deep dive into the 2019 SOG knives.
Patagonia: ‘This is the lightest, most packable high-insulation piece we’ve ever made.’
From entrepreneurs to storytellers and strategists, women are helping steer and grow the outdoor industry. Here are 15 women leading the charge to make the outdoors more inclusive, representative, and fun.
Old faces find new places as The Voice and The Daily reboot to tackle tough issues and bring more edge to the industry’s biggest trade show.
Every year in January, knife companies show off upcoming wares to the world at SHOT Show. This edition of The Cutting Edge previews the brand Spyderco for 2019.
Last year, I slept in my car for eight months and visited 17 national parks. This guide provides little-known tips on how to make the most out of your road trip.
A svelte profile belies comfort and convenience features that put the Patagonia Ascensionist ahead of lighter-weight shells.
From bio-based shells to wood-fiber jeans, outdoor industry brands continue to prioritize sustainable manufacturing and product design. And it’s all on display at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Snow Show.
Nymphing gives you an option to fish both on the water and below it. But setting up your rod to nymph takes a little practice and a little help at first.
The 2020 Toyota 200 Series Land Cruiser Heritage Edition is coming this summer in limited numbers. It will have amazingly good looks and retro badging but less of what we really want.
Women’s and men’s United By Blue apparel, plus the brand’s popular bags and drinkware, are all on sale at up to 40 percent off while supplies last.
Twelve states, 4,000 miles, and zero cars: The Great American Rail-Trail took a big step toward becoming a reality this month.
Great outdoor gear at an amazing price: That’s our goal each Monday. Check out these bargains from Alite, Darn Tough, and Arc’teryx.
Watch Travis Rice spin a 720 and stomp a backflip on this winning run from the Freeride World Tour in Japan.
We got the scoop on exciting new gear before the doors even open at North America’s largest outdoor show. The Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, held each January, highlights winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, and winter exploration.