A recap of top stories for the week of Feb. 25–March 3, 2018.
This selection of flies should have a home in your fly box this spring. These are some of the best spring trout flies to catch hungry fish.
Looking for great outdoor gear at an amazing price? Check out these discounts and sales from REI, Chaco, and Barebones.
Cruise down the coast, roam through the Rockies, or hightail it through the heartland: Tepui will make 10 getaways a reality with $2,000 and gear!
A ski bike first-timer gets on the weird contraption and bombs downhill in Banff, Alberta. Imagine a bike frame with two skis beneath it.
In an effort to get more women outdoors, REI is teaming up with Athleta and expanding its women’s clothing offerings. Beginning Feb. 28, women can shop for Athleta at REI. From hiking shorts to yoga pants, a selection of Athleta brand apparel will be available in 14 REI stores and online at REI.com.
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show wrapped up in Hartford, Conn., this week. More than 150 exhibitors displayed the latest in handmade bicycles and gear. Here are the judges’ picks for this year’s best.
Rooftop tents and overland rigs are expensive. Pacific Overlander makes it easier to camp from your car with overland rentals outfitted with Toyota and Land Rover vehicles fully kitted for the backcountry.
Fischer designed the Hannibal as a light touring ski that excels on the downhill. I tested the Hannibal for several days, focusing on fast downhill skiing for this review.
Some simple twists and ski movements are all it takes to learn some impressive-looking ski tricks. Watch this ski tutorial to gain the basics.
The Benchmade Bugout is a useful, versatile folding knife that weighs less than 2 ounces. We put this ultralight folding knife to the test for this review. From the Benchmade Bugout’s excellent action to its effortless carry and cutting ability, it’s been hard to kick out of the pocket.
Twenty-five experienced hikers will each tackle 300 miles of trail this year to keep public spaces clean. Meet the 2018 Grounds Keepers team!
These unassuming, flexible fabric Berd bicycle wheel spokes are half the weight of their steel counterparts. Meet the future of high-end cycling.
Dick’s Sporting Goods, the largest sporting goods retailer in the United States, will also stop selling high-capacity magazines and guns to people under 21 years old.
Researchers claim there are already more than 150,000 pounds of human feces on Denali. Gross. New proposed regulations will require climbers to haul almost all feces off the mountain.
Our weekly column finds the best deals from across the web to save you money on outdoors gear. Check out the discounts from Marmot, Mountain Standard, SOG, Eagle Creek, and more.
Take a tour of this hidden off-grid home, complete with electricity, hot water, and Wi-Fi. It makes living in the woods look glamorous!
The history and culture of the Czech Republic are inexorably linked with a beloved watercraft, the canoe.
Inspired by viral social media hits, underage vandals destroyed more than 3,000 GoBee bikes and stole more than 1,000, effectively shutting down the business in an entire country.
The money will help create Arkansas’ new High Country Mountain Bike Route, paving the way for one of the country’s most epic trails.
Dozens of meticulously crafted bikes are being showcased for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show’s first People’s Choice Award.
Mountain Equipment Co-op will suspend future sales of Bollé, Bushnell, CamelBak, Camp Chef, and Jimmy Styks products.
Measure heart rate, gauge speed, and race against your friends – virtually. Apple Watch owners can now integrate their pow passions with ski-tracking apps.
Badfish founders Marty Gallipeau and Dylan Schmitz set off for the crystal clear waters of Belize. Their goal? Catch fish and show everyone how to film it. Turns out that first part isn’t as easy as advertised.
From next-gen tech to ingenious innovation, our weekly peek at emerging products examines the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.
Once a month, a box of outdoor gear shows up at the GearJunkie office and nobody has any idea what’s inside. But everyone is stoked! Our Cairn box is here, and it’s like Christmas morning.
Europe’s biggest direct-to-consumer bike brand builds its first women’s mountain bike, the Spectral WMN, and a new approach to better serving female riders who rip.
In the wake of consumer petitions, REI announced it will place a hold on products from Vista Outdoor, including brands CamelBak, Giro, Bushnell, and Bell.
François D’Haene ran the entire 100+ miles of the UTMB in a single pair of shoes and socks. Salomon made these shoes, the S/LAB Ultra, available to the masses this week.
Angela VanWiemeersch’s first female ascent of HMR, a massive ice climb above Lake Superior, was burly. Her second ascent of the remote, vertical flow was even sketchier. She tells us how to climb the beastly HMR in Michigan’s U.P.
Liquor in the front, racing in the back: An upstart craft distillery in Minneapolis will be the first in the U.S. to offer a British form of bike racing to all its patrons.
Four laps, four beers, one mile, and a whole lot of altitude. This video shows Silverton, Colo., is one of the tougher places to host such an irreverent event.
The Canadian government announced national parks will now be free for people 17 years old and younger. The move is part of Canada’s 2018 federal budget and follows the success of 2017’s free parks project.
Partnering with the Walton Family Foundation, the IMBA says it is poised to launch its largest trail fund ever. Launching this spring, the Trail Accelerator grant program will award MTB development funds to communities deemed most in need.
A new wave of companies in the U.S. rents these rugged campers (and some cool vintage models too). From modified vans to standalone adventure rigs, these rides will get you into the wilds in style.