Objective tests and assessments of the latest outdoor gear and new products.
Salsa Cycles Journeyman Sora Review: Affordable Fun on Gravel
We tested the all-new Journeyman, Salsa Cycles’ first drop-bar bike to wear a triple-digit price tag.
Edelrid Bulletproof Review: Quickdraw Resists Wear With Steel
With a steel insert on the Edelrid Bulletproof, climbers can expect a heavier yet longer-lasting quickdraw. In our test, we found the innovation a welcome improvement to climbing quickdraws.
onX for Whitetail Hunting: Improve Your Odds From Desktop to Treestand
It’s often better to be lucky than good. This article takes a look at how onXmaps can help you create your own luck chasing Midwestern whitetails.
Heads-Up Display for Cyclists: Everysight Raptor Glasses Review
A former Israeli fighter plane engineer brings his expertise to a startup company poised to disrupt the cycling industry.
Retro ‘Steel Bar’ Pedals Revived: Prototype Testing Looks Promising
After a summer of exclusive testing, GearJunkie got a sneak peek at a wild new clipless pedal design for road bikes.
REI Co-op Tarn 40 Review: Pack Grows With Your Child
REI built the Tarn 40 for kids. But while the REI Tarn 40 is a starter backpack meant to grow with children, it’s still made with durability, comfort, and utility in mind.
Crispi Crossover GTX Boot Review: Lightweight Protection for Warm-Weather Hunts
The Crossover GTX is a new lightweight hunting boot by Crispi. For this review, we field tested it from the rugged volcanic highlands of Maui to the dry, mule-deer-filled landscape of eastern Montana.
Reviewed: Peak Designs Travel Photography Backpack Raises Millions
Bags within bags, the Peak Designs 45L Travel Backpack has the organized photographer in mind. We took this Best in Show winner on planes and around town for this first look review.
First Look: BioLite ‘No-Bounce’ Ultralight HeadLamp
BioLite says its first headlamp gives users a unique experience thanks to its super-light, comfortable design. We gave it a brief test and found it a capable camp companion during this first look.
The ‘Omata One’ Is a Retro Speedometer for Your Bike: Review
It looks like a classic timepiece, but the Omata One is powered by satellites and advanced electronics. After a month of testing, I can’t decide if it’s a glimpse at cycling’s future or a welcome return to simpler days.
Tested: Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt With ‘Hideaway Hood’
Quilts are lighter, cheaper, and nearly fail-safe. The zipperless down throws have become synonymous with fast-and-light endeavors. And now, Sierra Designs offers a hooded quilt.
MSR WindBurner Duo Review: Twice the Volume, Same Boil Speed
After countless backcountry hunting expeditions, the MSR Windburner Duo has proved itself invaluable. It boils a lot of water quickly, which means less waiting for morning coffee and sunset dinners.
Yeti SB130 Review: Your Other Bikes Will Gather Dust
Replacing Yeti’s hugely popular SB5.5, the SB130 made me a better rider. This 29er trail bike is the most aggressively versatile MTB I’ve ridden yet. I put it to the test across hundreds of miles, and up and down tens of thousands of feet, for this review.
KEEN Targhee Boots: Finally, Family Backpacking Without Whining
KEEN is clearly invested in the whole family. The brand continues to build backpacking boots that are comfortable yet durable and complaint free — a bonus for parents everywhere.
Disposable Durability: A Budget Watch Battle
How much toughness can you expect from a cheap watch? I aim to find out, with an extensive head-to-head battle between the venerable Casio F108 and the upstart Timex Marathon.
Osprey Ozone Duplex 65 Review: 2 Travel Packs in 1
The Osprey Ozone Duplex 65 travel bag will get you to your final destination whether you’re hoping a flight for a long weekend in Maine or toting your ski boots to Japan.
America’s Largest Climbing Gym: What It’s Like
Earth Treks new location near Denver, Colo., is the largest climbing gym in the United States. We visited and were impressed the gym invested equally in roped climbing and bouldering.
Rolling on Foam: Vittoria Air-Liner Mountain Bike Tire Inserts Reviewed
Vittoria Air-Liner foam bike tire inserts reduce the risk of flats and wheel damage while pushing the performance envelope.