A recap of top stories for the week of Feb. 4–10, 2018.
The annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas is chock full of knives and tools. Our contributors scoured the floor to find some of the coolest offerings from big brands for 2018.
Want to know what goes into a mountainside rescue? This POV video shows it all, from getting dropped off in a helicopter to rescuing the stranded, injured man.
If you missed Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you’ve got just three more fee-free entrance days to America’s national parks.
Looking for great outdoor gear at an amazing price? Check out these discounts and sales from Black Diamond, REI Co-op, Native Eyewear, and Light My Fire.
The Chicago Auto Show will host one of the hottest cold-weather concepts ever built: A drop-top Nissan 370Z … on skis.
The new-to-market L.L.Bean Ultralight Sleeping Bag is the first to use an innovative insulation by PrimaLoft that blends aerogel with traditional fibers.
The International Mountain Bicycling Association has partnered with the National Ski Patrol to support growth and sustainability of mountain bike patrolling.
Washed-out photos with too much snow and sun are common “whoops” shots while high on peaks. Capture the alpine light (and the climbing action) just right with these tips.
Recently funded on Kickstarter, the Mako EDC uses steel that approaches the limits of the Rockwell Hardness Scale.
Virgin pow, towering mountains, and campfire camaraderie – this is what backcountry is all about.
Despite the cold, winter actually poses serious risks from the sun. Intense solar exposure and reflection off snow can cause temporary blindness. Here are some tips to protect your vision.
National parks: Love them, wear them, and support them with New Balance’s specially designed 998s.
Enter your skills, search for movements you’re passionate about, and connect with groups that need your specific help.
Nearly 20 years since an avalanche claimed Alex Lowe’s life, Conrad Anker creates a new ice route in honor of his former climbing partner.
Binocs, scopes, and sights – we zeroed in on the best optics for 2018 while touring the SHOT Show floor.
Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster is traveling 18,000 mph toward the asteroid belt. But check out the amazing footage of Earth seen from its windshield!
Watch this video, then start planning your trip to Japan for some powder turns of your own.
The Escaper provides a rope-releasing mechanism for full-length, single-rope rappels. So why does this potentially lifesaving device make us so nervous?
Our weekly column finds the best deals from across the web to save you money on outdoors gear. Check out the deals from Patagonia, Suunto, Woolrich, The North Face, and more.
A unique snow safety shovel, bivouacs, probe, and pack helped the tiny brand Advenate burst onto the scene at the 2018 ISPO outdoors show.
If you’re a true gear junkie, there are a ton of great products on the horizon for 2018–19. Check out this exciting gear from the recent Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, a massive trade event held in Denver last month.
To see it up close, you’d think they were random tracks. But from high above, these tracks reveal something spectacular.
For the women afield, these nine products from SHOT Show will enhance the hunt.
Awake the senses of the upcoming fly fishing season. Nature. Bugs. The hatch. Flowing rivers. And a thick butterstick brown trout.
L.L. Bean joins a growing number of retailers updating return policies. The reason? To exclude items that have been simply worn out through regular use.
Don’t throw used gear away. Give it a second life and help protect wilderness spaces, climbing areas, rivers, and more in the process.