Tents, sleeping bags, pads, backpacks, and cookware for camping — we review all the gear you need for the Great Outdoors.
Free Gear Fridays: Backcountry Sleep System With Kelty
This week, one lucky winner will receive a complete backcountry sleep system from Kelty!
Fastest Filter? GRAYL GEOPRESS Bottle Purifies Nasty Water
GRAYL just announced the third iteration of its innovative water bottle. The all-new GEOPRESS increases volume, adds features, and removes bacteria, viruses, and pollutants in seconds.
Even Hardasses Cuddle: Rumpl Outdoor Robe Sells Out in 2 Weeks
The latest in camp luxury proved so comfy, it literally sold out while we were writing this story.
8 Great Camping Gifts
From a SPOT Messenger to an Adventure Frog solar power bank, these camping gifts are sure to make the outdoorsy person in your life happy.
Scroll Less, Shop More: REI’s ‘Gift Center’ Is Your Digital Shopping Guide
REI’s gift center is the best way to find the perfect outdoor gift this holiday season. This digital guide will help you find presents for your most adventurous friends and family.
For the Outdoorsy Chef: A Camp Cooking Gift Guide
Whether checking items off your own list or filling the stocking of a camp chef, these camp cooking gift ideas are sure to please.
Future Gear: 2019 Products You Can Buy Now, But Only at REI
REI has ‘exclusives’ on top outdoor gear for next year. Essentially, the store gets to stock and sell these emerging products before anyone else. Check out new tents, packs, shoes, and more.
Bright Ice: ORCA LiddUp Illuminated Cooler Review
See your bevies in the dark with built-in LEDs that light up what’s in your cooler.
Turkey Dogs in Moab: An Unconventional Thanksgiving Outdoors
If you haven’t planned Thanksgiving, I highly recommend giving yourself a pass. Last year, instead of sitting around stuffing our faces with stuffing, we rode our bikes in the desert.
Best Backpacking Water Filters and Purifiers: Drink Up Safely
From lightweight chemical purifiers to fast-acting pumps and large-quantity gravity filters, we’ve rounded up the best water filters and purifiers for the backcountry and beyond.
Camping Sale: This Sub-$150 Tent Gets the Job Done
I’ve slept in the Backcountry Lodgepole roughly 10 times this summer and fall and have been impressed. The Lodgepole isn’t flashy, but it’s exactly what many people need in a tent: shelter from the elements at an incredibly low price point.
Big Hair, Big Heels, Big Fun: Tea Brand Launches Adult Summer Camp
From high-heel hikes to axe throwing, Camp TAZO welcomes everyone to ‘get out of your comfort zone.’ But organizers note that if you’re uncomfortable around drag queens, it might not be your cup of tea.
HBO Launches Outdoor Sitcom ‘Camping’
Jennifer Garner, David Tennant, and Juliette Lewis star in ‘Camping.’ The show points towards the outdoors emergence into the mainstream.
Best Camping Chairs (That Rock)
From struts to curves to suspension, here are the best outdoor rocking chairs for enhanced camping relaxation.
Pedal, Rest, Repeat: Rapha Launches Sleep System for Bikepackers
From bike bibs to sleeping bags, Rapha expands to keep cyclists comfortable from the starting line to the campsite.
Kammok Bobcat Trail Quilt Review: Blanket Transforms for Hammock Camping
A minimalist sleeping bag, a blanket, a top quilt, and an underquilt all in one cozy package, Kammok’s new Bobcat Trail Quilt packs a soft, feathery punch!
‘Refuge’ Camp Fest Offers Outdoor Community for People of Color
At the Refuge Outdoor Festival, an inaugural campout for inclusion, participants got into the nitty-gritty of hiking, camping, bird watching — and relating to one another. They came away a community eager for next year’s event.