Tents, sleeping bags, pads, backpacks, and cookware for camping — we review all the gear you need for the Great Outdoors.
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.
MSR’s Lightest Freestanding 2-Person Tent Is 50% Off
For just $220, it’s hard not to pull the trigger on the MSR FreeLite 2 — a very light and versatile two-person tent.
Solo Stove Goes Bigger, Smaller: Crushes Funding Goal
The smokeless firepit we loved reboots with both jumbo and more portable models. And the response has been huge.
Save $140 on This Roomy Big Agnes 2-Person Tent
Marked down from $400 to $260, the Big Agnes Tufly SL2+ is a backpacking tent that doesn’t skimp on comfort.
Big Agnes Double Sleeping Pad, Bag Review: Cuddling in the Backcountry
We’re always up for a review that involves some cuddling. In this gear test, we took Big Agnes’ Sentinel 30 double sleeping bag and Q-Core SLX insulated double sleeping pad into the backcountry. Spoiler: We’re never going back to separate mummy bags.
I Tried the Camp Sleep System Made for the Restless
Zenbivy builds on a revolutionary design with its zipperless, hooded quilt. I took one of its latest prototypes, the Zenbivy Light, high in the Rocky Mountains for this review.
No Stove Needed: Omeals Self-Heating Backpacking Meal Review
Omeals are a unique and fresh take on backcountry cuisine. The self-heating meals are no more expensive than freeze-dried backpacking meals and are easily prepared with no stove and very little liquid.
Dyneema ‘REpack’ Feed Bag Lightens Load for Dehydrated Meals
Painfully simple yet surprisingly high-tech, the REpack aims to change how you eat at the campsite.
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.
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.
Buy It for Life: Iconic Gear That Hasn’t Changed
Sometimes a piece of gear comes along that’s so good, messing with it will only make it worse.
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.
Rooftop Rebirth: Tepui Upcycles Used Tent Covers
The popular rooftop tent maker just introduced an initiative to reduce waste while making adventure gear from your travel cover scraps.
Teton Crest Trail Backpacking Gear List: Everything We Brought Hiking
Our editor took detailed notes on each item he and his wife carried on a four-day backpacking trip in the Teton Range. Here’s their comprehensive packing list categorized by gear, food, and apparel.
Truck, Boat, Gear: Hatch Offers Unique Rentals For Montana Anglers
With Hatch Adventures, rent a Toyota Tacoma or Jeep Wrangler equipped with a top-mounted Go Fast Camper platform and a rowing drift boat.