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Looking for great outdoor gear at an amazing price? Check out these discounts and sales from Marmot and Therm-a-Rest.

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Thrifty Climbing: Black Diamond Solution Harness Delivers on the Rock

Slender, lightweight, and super inexpensive: Black Diamond’s Solution harness offers a whole lot of bang for not a lot of buck.

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Minimalism meets all-mountain functionality in the next great line of multi-sport tents. We reviewed the ultralight Ultamid 2 tent in Mexico, Colorado, and the Sierras. Made from Dyneema fabric, this is one tough, expensive tent.

Chop, Split, Carve: T.M. Hunt M18 is Beast Mode Knife

Meet the TM Hunt M18, the biggest, baddest, most capable chopper I have ever used.

Organizational Bliss: Mountain Hardwear ‘MultiPitch’ Climbing Pack

Climbing is a gear intensive sport. The Mountain Hardwear Station 40 has built-in panels, clip points, and daisy chains to keep it all organized at the crag.

First Look: Under Armour’s 2018 HOVR Running Shoes

Under Armour this week took the curtains off a running shoe project in the works for more than two years. Meet HOVR.

No Ice Needed: Put A Refrigerator In Your Car

The Dometic CFX35W adds WiFi and a mobile app interface to an already popular line of 12-volt fridges.

Heavy Duty, Ultra-Breathable: Tactical Kilt Review

Long before fitness trackers, energy gels, and three-layer waterproof membranes, people ventured into the outdoors to become tough, not have fun. And they wore kilts.

Corrugated Crash Pad Review: New Tech for Better Landing

After two months of testing, we found the Send Climbing 3×4 Pro Crash Pad safe and easy to carry.

Beginner Blade? The Buck Selkirk Makes the Cut

Lots of utility, an reasonable price, and just the right amount of imperfections make the Selkirk an ideal novice knife.

Rubber vs. Leather: Head-to-Head Brooks Saddle Review

With more than 5,000 miles of cross-country biking as the testing ground, I set it out determine which Brooks bike saddle is friendlier on the fanny.

GNARBOX Editor Lets You Leave Laptop at Home

More than just a fancy hard drive, GNARBOX packs sophisticated hardware and editing software system in a rugged, portable, wireless device that lets you edit photos and video anywhere.

Do-All Hardtail: 2018 Marin Pine Mountain 2 Review

Leveraging three decades of bike making, the 2018 Marin Pine Mountain 2 lives up to its own legend.

First Look: REI’s ‘Iconic’ Half Dome Tents Get 2018 Facelift

REI will roll out a new line of its flagship tents in 2018. We spent a few nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park camped inside the updated Half Dome 2 Plus to see what’s new.

First Look: Merrell’s Nimble, Next-Gen ‘Chameleon’ Boot

Out of the box, our reporter trekked 18 mountainous miles with the just-released Merrell boot.

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Dreaming of this. Who’s with us? 🙋🏻‍♀️ - And big thanks to @ranznav for the awesome pic and Monday adventure inspiration.

If the mountains aren’t getting snow, might as well make the most of it and climb on. - What about you, what adventures are you finding this winter? - And big thanks to @tradprincess for the climbing 💪🏼 and @ladylockoff for the awesome photo 📸.

Getting outside gives perspective. It’s a reminder of how small we really are in the big scheme of things. - What’s one of your favorite reasons to get outside? - Big thanks to @tylerh191 for the great picture and adventure inspiration.

Editor @seanmccoy18 testing the newest gear with @columbia1938 and getting a sneak peek at what’s coming in 2018. - It’s a hard job, but someone has to do it 😜. - Check the video In our Story for more.


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