Food / Hydration
Energy bars, gels, protein, and electrolytes… the fuel for your body outdoors.
MTB Pro Picks: Best Mountain Bike Accessories for 2019
Great mountain bike accessories make riding smoother, safer, and more fun. Here’s your mountain bike kit shopping list for spring.
Code Blue: YETI Launches Vibrant Cooler, Drinkware Lines
YETI launched with a line of now-iconic white coolers. This month, it releases a vibrant new look with the Reef Blue collection.
New Journey: Hydro Flask Launches Its 1st Hydration Backpack for Bikers
A brand known for its bomber bottles is bringing thermal insulation to a hydration pack made for mountain biking. Meet the Journey.
Mountain House Meals: Massive ‘Bucket’ on Sale, 32 Servings Inside
Mountain House discounted its Essential Bucket. Inside is dehydrated chili mac, rice and chicken, and spaghetti — perfect for backpacking and camping trips.
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.
Traeger’s Top-End Grills Now Heat Faster
New Traeger grills claim higher temperatures and faster heating to help you sear your steak quicker.
Pasta Bar: Skratch Labs Savory Trail Food Taste Test
Skratch Labs introduced an energy bar that made the entire GearJunkie staff scratch our heads: parmesan, sun-dried tomato, and black pepper energy bars are here.
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.
Meet the ‘Omelette Guy’: Trail Angel Cooks Food for AT Hikers
Out of pure generosity, the Omelette Guy sets up shop on the Appalachian Trail to feed hungry hikers. He doesn’t charge anything, and the serving size is as big as you want it. Trail magic is truly beautiful.
Travelers, Ditch the Bottled Water: LifeStraw Pitcher Provides Clean H2O From the Tap
Filtering water from lakes and streams is great, but what about your overseas Airbnb? Meet the LifeStraw Home glass pitcher.
Camp Knife Kit Review: Better Blades for Chefs on the Go
When weight and space aren’t the biggest concerns, camp knife kits provide extra freedom and utility for on-the-go trail lunches.
Gear for the Elements: What to Take on a Winter Hike
Want to get out in weather that keeps most people cocooned in their beds? Here’s how to stay warm and prepare to spend the day hiking in a winter wonderland.
Best Backpack Coolers of 2019: 7 Brands Put to the Test
We reviewed 2019 cooler backpacks from YETI, Otterbox, Hydro Flask, and more to find out which is best. Read our take on ice retention, portability, and cooler features.
GearJunkie’s Favorite Gear: Nate Mitka’s Cast Iron Pan
It’s hard to beat a good ole cast iron pan. From searing burgers to cooking jambalaya, this pan is a camping favorite.
Hydro Flask Launches ‘Thermo-Regulating’ Hydration Backpack
Hydro Flask today introduces its first hydration backpack. Known for its double-wall water bottles, this spring the Bend, Ore., brand, will jump into hose-equipped backpacks.
Campfire Sippers: 5 Best Whiskey Picks
Fill up the flask and stoke the fire. We’ve found the best whiskey and bourbon to accompany your campfire s’mores.
Best Protein Powder Supplements for Every Athlete: Happy Muscles, Happy Mouth
From nutrition content to taste, from Paleo to vegan, we have it all. These are the best protein powder supplements right now.
Where Do Bobo’s Come From? Behind the Scenes of the Famous Oat Bars
Organic oats, brown sugar, and a whole lotta’ love — we toured Bobo’s to see how these popular energy bars are made. Plus, we made some custom bars for ourselves!