Pack Like A Pro: On The Water With SUP Athlete Natali Zollinger
We sit down with professional stand-up paddle boarder Natali Zollinger to talk water gear, packing for a long trip, and the hot technology she is excited about using.
UCO's Surprising Twist on Headlamps
Very different from competitors Petzl and Black Diamond, UCO is working hard to prove itself a leader in outdoor lighting, and its newly revamped line of LED headlamps with three new styles offer unique features, comfort and competitive pricing.
Yes, These Really Are Black Diamond Rock Climbing Shoes
Black Diamond will wade into the increasingly competitive climbing shoe market beginning October 1.
How to Pick the Right Fly Fishing Leader
We get advice from a seasoned pro on exactly which fly fishing leader you should be using.
First Look: Timbuk2’s New 2017 Commute-Ready Transit Collection
Three new bags from Timbuk2 offer a range of features and a high level of versatility to make your commute a better one.
Hydration On Your Arm?
Launched on Kickstarter, the Wetsleeve is a hydration bladder that you wear around your forearm.
Improve Your iPhone Photos with these Simple Add-On Filters
This set of simple add-on lens filters can have a dramatic effect on the quality of your smartphone images without having to purchase a new device.
The Top Trail Shoes of the GoPro Mountain Games
We chat up some of the top runners at this year's Mountain Games to find out what footwear they're rocking on the trail this summer.
Gravel Bike Trend Crescendos with 11th Running of the Dirty Kanza
Gear Institute sits down with DK200 4th place women’s finisher Heidi Rentz to find out just how big the gravel bike trend really is.
Field Tested: Petzl's Scary Lightweight Updated Sirocco Helmet
One of the lightest and most popular climbing helmets gets an update for 2017, bringing some much appreciated improvements to an already good product.
Taking the Hobie Kayak Fleet for a Test Run
We take a spin in several Hobie Kayak models to see how they handle out on the water, and come away quite impressed with their speed, tracking, and maneuverability.
Finding the Perfect Multitool for Anglers
What's the best multitool for use while fishing? We share our picks for the most versatile, lightweight, and compact options currently available.
Video: What Exactly Are 'Public Lands'?
A new video from Outside magazine helps us to make sense about what exactly public lands are and why we should care about them.
First Look: Miir 25L Commuter Cyling Pack
Miir gives cyclists a solid commuter pack that just so happens to support a great cause.
Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Dad
Looking for the perfect gift for your outdoor dad? We have some suggestions that can take the stress out of shopping this Father's Day.
First Look: Outdoor Research Ascendant Hoody
Does the latest insulation from Polartec make the OR Ascendant Hoodie the most breathable jacket ever? One of our experts puts it through its paces to find out.
The American Alpine Club Launches Largest Fundraiser of the Year
Join or renew now and receive a "United We Climb" t-shirt and a chance to win an all-expenses paid climbing trip to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Best Skinny Climbing Ropes (8.9-9.3)
The Gear Institute’s climbing expert conducted a thorough test of the top skinny climbing ropes of 2017. Here are the products that competed for our coveted Best in Class award.
Video: Alex Honnold Climbing El Cap without Ropes
National Geographic releases the first video footage of Alex Honnold's historic climb, and it is just as scary as you imagined.
Finding the Perfect Fly Fishing Box
Looking for a good fly fishing box to keep all of your flies and droppers organized? We have some suggestions for the best options for use in a variety of situations.
Ticks Infected with Powassan Virus Are Rare But Pose a Real Threat
If you're heading outside this spring and summer, you'll want to be aware of this new virus that is causing concerns for hikers and campers.
Best 2 Person Backpacking Tents of 2017
The Gear Institute’s backpacking expert conducted a thorough test of the top 2 person backpacking tents of 2017. Here are the products that competed for our coveted Best in Class award.
The Climbing World’s Reactions to Alex Honnold’s Free Solo of El Capitan
Honnold receives unanimous respect and amazement from the climbing community.
Alex Honnold Free Solos El Capitan
2017 Was a Banner Year on Mt. Everest
From speed records to illegal climbs, 2017 was a climbing season for the record books on Everest.