Food / Hydration
Energy bars, gels, protein, and electrolytes… the fuel for your body outdoors.
Unsafe Bottles? Study Finds ‘BPA-Free’ Plastics May Also Be Harmful
A researcher first uncovered the toxic effects of BPA two decades ago. Now, she claims ‘BPA-free’ plastics may carry the same risks.
‘Moosh’ and Weird Ways UTMB Ultrarunning Pros Fuel the Frenzy
Ultrarunning races like last week’s grueling UTMB often attract ultra personalities. And these extreme athletes nosh on some unexpected endurance fuel.
Lifestyle Outdoor: 5 Water Bottles for 5 Different People
Once for simply holding water, water bottles have since elevated to personality-defining health icons. Thanks to the sheer quantity of water bottles on the market, water bottles can now make fashion statements.
PurTrek Puts a Water Filter Inside a Trekking Pole
PurTrek combines two essential outdoors products — a water filter and a trekking pole — into a single device. Could it be any good?
Gluten-Free Bar Review: Taste-Testing 7 New Brands
Looking for alternatives in gluten-free sports nutrition? We tested seven brands you probably haven’t heard of.
Win a Trip, Do Good: Join LifeStraw on Humanitarian Mission in Mexico
Adventure for a good cause! LifeStraw is looking for two people to attend a one-of-a-kind mission: giving the children of Mexico safe water to drink while exploring the wilds of Chiapas.
Cook With YETI: 5-Video Series on Wild Food
Chef Eduardo Garcia is an expert at cooking outside. Presented by YETI, watch him gather wild ingredients to craft beautiful and delicious-looking meals.
Water Bottle Wars: Modern Canteens Serve Up More Than H2O
To compete for customers and shelf space, water-bottle makers are adding all kinds of bells and whistles to this outdoor gear essential.
New YETI: Daypack, Dog Bowl, Camp Blanket, and More
With the same trademark burliness claims as its coolers, YETI continues its march through the product aisles — now catering to commuters, slumberers, and Fido.
The Gruesome Realities of Overheating (and How to Prevent Them)
I flirted with death due to heatstroke once, and it will never happen again. Heat-related illness can be deadly serious, so here are all the gory details.
Traeger Goes Portable: Meet the Ranger Wood Pellet Grill
Traeger grills are renowned for home use. A new model, the Ranger, gives tailgate chefs a portable pellet grill option.
Free Gear Fridays: Cauldryn Battery-Heated Coffee Mug
Don’t just keep your drink hot: Make it hot. This is your chance to win a Cauldryn battery-heated coffee mug.
Metabolism Hack: Nutrition Breathalyzer Tells You What to Eat
Breathe into the Lumen device and its AI will tell you what to eat for optimal health.
Boil Water in 100 Seconds: Jetboil Flash Review
The Jetboil Flash, the brand’s update to the ever-popular backpacking stove boils water quick. Here, we review the updated Flash, with design improvements in 2018.
Water Wherever: MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit Review
MSR may have just designed its most versatile water filter to date. The Trail Base Water Filter Kit is a gravity system for base camp, a pocket-sized filter for the trail, and a hydration reservoir for carrying water with you.
No Fuel, No Problem: Heat Your Food With the ‘Crotch Pot’
The Crotch Pot is a pouch that rests against the body’s warmest region to cook food. The strangest part is this is not a joke. This is a real product!
Free Gear Fridays: Sea to Summit Alpha 2 Pot Cook Set
This week, one lucky winner will receive an Alpha 2 Pot Cook Set from Sea to Summit!
Salomon Unveils Its First Hydration Vest Built for Women
You can’t get your hands on Salomon’s ADV Skin 8 Set until next spring, but keep this women’s hydration vest on your gear-dar.