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First American Woman Summits K2

First American Woman Summits K2

Seiji Ishii

Vanessa O’Brien adds one of the world’s deadliest mountains to her list of feats.

Best Mountain Biking Windbreakers of 2017

Best Mountain Biking Windbreakers of 2017

Boad Swanson

The Gear Institute's mountain biking expert conducted a thorough test of the top windbreakers of 2017. Here are the products that competed for our coveted Best in Class award. 

First Look: Kuiu Taku Gear Bags

First Look: Kuiu Taku Gear Bags

Seiji Ishii

Braving the perils of designing by committee, this ultralight hunting brand crowdsourced their design and made a very tough cargo bag set.

First Look: Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR Watch

First Look: Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR Watch

Kim Fuller

The Gear Insitute's running expert shares the goods on Suunto's new Spartan Trainer watch.

Prepping for the 400 km Ultra Gobi

Prepping for the 400 km Ultra Gobi

Cory Smith

Ultra runner Michael Wardian talks training, gear & preparing for the longest race of his life.

Evolv Makes Climbing Affordable for Adaptive Climbers

Evolv Makes Climbing Affordable for Adaptive Climbers

Seiji Ishii

Development of Evolv’s Adaptive Foot and Eldo-Z Shoe was spurred on by frustration from the high cost of entry for aspiring adaptive climbers.

Leaving Las Vegas: Interbike Will Call Reno Home in 2018

Leaving Las Vegas: Interbike Will Call Reno Home in 2018

Robert Annis

Trade shows are on the move. Hot on the heels of the Outdoor Retailer show move, parent company Emerald Expositions also moves the Interbike show.

Functional Personal Floatation Options for Anglers

Functional Personal Floatation Options for Anglers

Dan Nelson

Striking a balance between functionality and convenience, these PFDs meet the needs of anglers without having to make compromises. 

Total Solar Eclipse Survival Kit

Total Solar Eclipse Survival Kit

Kraig Becker

On August 21, much of North America will experience a total solar eclipse. Here is all of the gear you need to take advantage of this rare celestial show.

New see-through ultralight hammocks pack crazy small

New see-through ultralight hammocks pack crazy small

Aaron Bible

Sea to Summit has an ultralight hammock with breathable fabric that packs down to the size of an orange.

All the New Cycling Gear You’ll Need This Week

All the New Cycling Gear You’ll Need This Week

Robert Annis

Strava adds new benefits, Giant’s enduro bike Reign(s), Pearl Izumi’s new bibs ideal for summer riding, and more. 

Angling Apparel is Essential Gear

Angling Apparel is Essential Gear

Dan Nelson

Just like other outdoor sports, the apparel we wear while fishing plays a vital role in our comfort and enjoyment. Here are the best shirts for anglers to have in their closets. 

The Italian Gamble: Silca’s American Rebirth

The Italian Gamble: Silca’s American Rebirth

Robert Annis

Silca moves from Italy to Indianapolis to the ire of some while winning the harts of more.

Which Stick Clip is Best for Climbing?

Which Stick Clip is Best for Climbing?

Seiji Ishii

Three different stick clips come with pros and cons, but they all work and help ensure safety at the sport crags.

Superfeet Scans Your Foot For Custom Insoles

Superfeet Scans Your Foot For Custom Insoles

Cory Smith

3D printed custom insoles are coming to your local running store.

New Fly Fishing Rods Feature Modern Designs from Classic Brands

New Fly Fishing Rods Feature Modern Designs from Classic Brands

Dan Nelson

We take a look at some excellent new fly fishing rods from a pair of classic brands who have been making exceptional gear for a very long time. 

Best New Gear Awards - Summer 2017

Best New Gear Awards - Summer 2017

The Editors

Our editor picks for the most innovative new products unveiled this week at Outdoor Retailer.

This Week's Hot New Cycling Gear

This Week's Hot New Cycling Gear

Robert Annis

We take a look at the latest and greatest cycling gear from this past week including the Silca Classic Pump, HX-One hex key set, North St. X-Pac Pioneer Hip Pack, Yuba Supermarche Cargo Bike and the 2018 Cannondale Synapse.

Sneak Peek: Hot Running Gear Coming Out Next Year

Sneak Peek: Hot Running Gear Coming Out Next Year

Cory Smith

Upcoming new products will literally cover you from head to toe. There’s no excuse to not get out there and run with great products like these on their way.

Sneak Peek: More Cool Outdoor Gear Coming in 2018

Sneak Peek: More Cool Outdoor Gear Coming in 2018

Cameron Martindell

More new gear announcements keep rolling in. Here's the latest of what stood out to us. What kind of gear are you most stoked on for your next season of adventuring?

Sneak Peek: The Climbing Gear That Won't Be At Outdoor Retailer

Sneak Peek: The Climbing Gear That Won't Be At Outdoor Retailer

Seiji Ishii

Here’s a few of the climbing products that will be missing at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market next week, but you will still see all of it at retailers next spring or even sooner.

Sneak Peek: Outdoor Gear coming in 2018

Sneak Peek: Outdoor Gear coming in 2018

Cameron Martindell

The Outdoor Retailer trade show is where companies show off what they're getting ready to release to the marketplace. Here's what to look forward to in the months to come.

Hydration Solutions for Anglers

Hydration Solutions for Anglers

Dan Nelson

Anglers can stay out on the water longer thanks to these simple, but effective, solutions for staying hydrated. 

SNEAK PEEK: THE COOLEST CAMP GEAR OF 2018

SNEAK PEEK: THE COOLEST CAMP GEAR OF 2018

Aaron Bible

We got a sneak peak into the latest and greatest camping and backpacking products manufacturers are getting ready to relase later this fall and next spring. Here's a great list of items to put on your holiday wish list!

First Look: Yeti Panga Duffel

First Look: Yeti Panga Duffel

Morgan Mason

From big river water to the sea, the new waterproof submersible duffel from Yeti has proven to be an incredibly durable bag.

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