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Ultra-endurance athlete Mike Foote did continuous laps, skiing uphill and down at Whitefish, Montana, for an entire day. He set a new “vertical record” in the process.

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A new brand called Ombraz this week launches sunglasses without “sidearms.” They are very unique, and we received a sample to put them to the test.

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Following speculation and debate, the National Parks Service opted for an aggressive repopulation of the island national park’s decimated wolf pack.

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Canyon Releases Holy ‘Grail’ of Gravel Bikes

Canyon Bikes rethinks the gravel-grinder with its Grail, sporting unique handlebars and more. Our editor put this versatile new bike to the test for this review.

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Panoramic sunroof, 22-inch wheels, and bigger everything, the 2019 Dodge RAM 1500 presents a truly modern full-size truck. So we took it for a test drive.

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Terrifying Chairlift Malfunction Caught on Video

The malfunction at Georgia’s Gudauri Ski Resort caused the chairlift to run backward at double speed, flinging riders off the lift and hospitalizing at least eight.

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10 Essentials: Winter Ice, Alpine Climbing Gear

Gear up and get ready to scale mountains, climb icy walls, and turn frigid summits into your personal play-land with the best winter climbing gear.

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.

Trail Slipper: Teva Ember Moc Review

Part sneaker, part puffy, Teva’s Ember Moc may soon be part of many campers’ gear collections. We reviewed it outside, inside, and around town.

Filson Single Tin Chaps Review: 40-Year Field Test

The brand name Filson is known for gear made to last the trials of time. This gear test on a pair of tin chaps begins back in 1978.

Jacket Brand ‘Live Out There’ Review: Bold Statements Tested

Upstart brand Live Out There this winter made its debut with a line of performance-oriented (but budget-friendly) jackets for the outdoors. We reviewed three models to see how they stack up in the cold.

Click On, Ride Down: Burton Step On Binding Review

Burton fueled the hype machine with the Step On binding. But are they any good? We put them to the test for this review.

Do More, Wash Less: Coalatree Pant Revew

Made with tear-resistant nylon ripstop, the Trailhead Adventure Pant from Coalatree might be a front-runner for the most versatile hiking pant.

Victorinox INOX Watch Review: Daily Wear, Adventure Tested

The Victorinox I.N.O.X is a tough watch that will dress up for any occasion. We thrashed it (and froze it) to see how it handles the rigors of adventure fo this review.

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Hiking with a dog is the best. Get these gear essentials from Ruffwear, Buckley, and Ridgeline to prepare your pet to hit the trail.

‘Electrospun’ Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket: Review

Outdoor Research packs stretch, weight savings, and comfort into its latest Interstellar Jacket. The key is an electrically spun waterproof-breathable membrane. We put the Interstellar to the test from Mexico to Alaska for this review.

Hiker’s Dream Knife: Benchmade Bugout Review

The Benchmade Bugout is a useful, versatile folding knife that weighs less than two ounces. We put this ultralight folding knife to the test for this review. From the Benchmade Bugout’s excellent action to its effortless carry and cutting ability, it’s been hard to kick out of the pocket.

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It is the first major reboot of the bicycle tube in over a century. Lighter, stronger, and faster, was the Austrian-made Tubolito Tubo worth the wait?

One Shoe To Hike and Climb: Five Ten Guide Tennie Review

The new Guide Tennie takes a step back to its more sensitive, stable, and robust past. The climbing approach shoe inspired confidence on the rock and hauled heavy packs comfortably during our review.

Virtually Undetectable: Bight Gear NeoShell Nuker Jacket Review

Sometimes not noticing a piece of gear while using it is its greatest attribute. So it is with the NeoShell Nuker soft shell from Bight Gear, formerly MtnLogic.

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Looking to try out rooftop tent overlanding adventures without the buying all the gear? - Renting might be just for you. Our reporter writes, “Try overlanding without the heavy investment in a new vehicle or gear. Pacific Overlander rents Toyota and Land Rovers ready to roll with Autohome tents and full camping kits.” - Read full article here: https://gearjunkie.com/pacific-overlander-truck-rental ☝️link in profile - And be sure to check out @pacificoverlander the next time you’re looking for adventure in the America West.

Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park covers more than 6,600 square kilometers and offers up some truly amazing terrain. - This spot at Lower Twin Lakes on the way to Gibson Pass has us dreaming of a Canadian backpacking trip. - Have you been to Banff? Any tips for a successful trip? - And big thanks to @echoes_of_nature for the great pic and adventure inspiration.

Here’s a little inspiration on this International Women’s Day, a shout-out to some seriously badass adventure women. - 1. Months after giving birth, Chelsey (@jasonandchelsey) competed in a grueling 100 mile MTB. 2. Ice climber, @angela_vanwiemeersch, set the record for first female ascent on Lake Superior’s HMR route. 3. Christy Mahon (@aspenchristy) holds the record as the first woman to ski all the Colorado 14ers. 4. Libby Sauter (@ljsauter) not only set the speed record climbing The Nose on El Capitan, but in 2016 became the youngest person (and one of only five woman) inducted into the American Alpine Hall of Fame. - And the best part is, this list just barely scratches the surface. There are countless women out there crushing records, competitions, and life. From the pro racers to the weekend warriors, you’re all amazing. - So this one goes out to all the badass adventure women out there. May we know them, may we raise them, may we be them.

Just keep going, grinding, climbing, and eventually you’ll reach the top. - If you need more Monday motivation check out @mersendyclimberson’s feed. It’ll have you planning a climbing trip ASAP. 🧗🏻‍♀️ by @mersendyclimberson 📷by @tradprincess.

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