Tents, sleeping bags, pads, backpacks, and cookware for camping — we review all the gear you need for the Great Outdoors.
Why We Secretly Hate Headlamps: BioLite Solves the Unspoken
Headlamps can be a headache. BioLite releases its first headlamp and aims to make it both functional and comfy.
NPS to Hold First Lottery for Yosemite’s Famous Camp 4
Yosemite’s iconic dirtbag campground has become ‘inefficient and has contributed to wildlife issues,’ according to the National Park Service.
Heated ‘Hot Pocket’ Stuff Sack Promises On-Demand Camp Warmth
Push a button, heat your sleeping bag or quilt, and tuck the Hot Pocket in with you for hours of added warmth.
The Best Backpacking Stoves Are Seriously Discounted Right Now
These MSR stoves from GearJunkie’s own ‘Best Backpacking Stoves’ review are on sale right now.
Crazy Rooftop Tent Weighs Just 55 Pounds, Floats on Rivers
At 55 pounds and less than 6 inches deep when stowed, GentleTent’s inflatable rooftop tent may be the lightest on the market. Oh, and it also floats on water.
Hack the Dividend: REI ‘Member Coupons’ Offer Huge Discounts
REI dividends are in the mail. So how do you decide what to spend your annual member rewards money on? Let us help.
‘Super Steel’ Knife: The Ultimate Blade for Camp Chefs?
If you love knives and geek out on metals, the launch of the Artisan Revere Chef Knife may raise your eyebrows. The Elmax steel chef knife could be the ultimate blade for your camp (or home) kitchen.
Good Medicine: What to Pack in Your Backcountry First-Aid Kit
No one wants to have to use first aid. But everyone wants the goods when bad stuff goes down in the backcountry.
‘Silent Nights’: NEMO Tensor Ultralight Sleeping Pad Review
Unique construction silences and stabilizes the new NEMO Tensor sleeping pad, which we review here.
Traeger’s Top-End Grills Now Heat Faster
New Traeger grills claim higher temperatures and faster heating to help you sear your steak quicker.
Cooler in Winter? 3 Ways to Get More From Your YETI Gear
Cold weather is no reason to leave your high-end cooler at home. In fact, these YETI products can greatly enhance your enjoyment of cold-weather activities like car camping or skiing.
First Look: Hyperlite Dirigo 2 Is a Rock-Solid, Featherweight Dyneema Tent
The Hyperlite Mountain Gear Dirigo 2 Dyneema Tent is a surprisingly sturdy trekking-pole-lofted triangle tent. We tested the Dirigo, made for space- and weight-savers who want a step up from cowboy camping.
First Look: NEMO Kyan 35 Synthetic Mummy Sleeping Bag
Patent-pending FeatherCore insulation closes the gap to down in the NEMO Kyan 35 Synthetic Mummy sleeping bag.
Winter Camping Can Be Awesome: A Polar Explorer Shows How
Winter camping can be downright brutal. Or, it can be a glorious way to spend time in a frozen wonderland. Follow these tips from polar explorer Eric Larsen to thrive while cold-weather camping.
Live in Your Truck in the Winter: 7 Tips for Cold-Weather Car Camping
Yes, you can live in your truck in the winter. I’m enjoying my fourth winter in the back of a Tacoma. Here’s how I stay warm during the coldest months.
Get Ready for Spring Camping Now: 5 Deals at REI
Spring is just 2 weeks away! And to us, that means it’s time to dust off the camping gear and dream about long nights under the stars. REI’s end-of-season sale is a great time to fill in holes in your camping kit.
Half Off ‘Ghost Whisperer’ Sleeping Bags? You Aren’t Seeing Things
For next to nothing, it’s everything you want in a bag that weighs next to nothing.