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First Look: Altra King MT Trail-Running Shoes

First Look: Altra King MT Trail-Running Shoes

Yitka Winn

With Altra's signature foot-shaped fit and aggressive 6mm lugs, the King MT seems poised to offer great performance on the trail. How does it stack up? Let's take a look. 

Gear Review: Smith Route Cycling Helmet

Gear Review: Smith Route Cycling Helmet

Robert Annis

We take the new Route helmet from Smith for a test ride, and find it a little too hot to handle. 

G-Form Can Save You A Lot of Pain on Your Next Mountain Bike Ride

G-Form Can Save You A Lot of Pain on Your Next Mountain Bike Ride

Kraig Becker

With innovative body armor designed to protect outdoor athletes, G-Form can keep you safe and rarin' to go on your outdoor adventures.

First Look: Salomon Sense Ride Trail-Running Shoe

First Look: Salomon Sense Ride Trail-Running Shoe

Yitka Winn

Salomon's new entry-level trail running shoe packs many high-end feature at a very consumer friendly price. 

How to Upgrade Your Apple Watch for the Outdoors

How to Upgrade Your Apple Watch for the Outdoors

Nick LeFort

Apple's smartwatch is good for a lot of things, but it isn't exactly built for the outdoors. We'll tell you how to change that. 

Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera Just Might Be a DSLR Killer

Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera Just Might Be a DSLR Killer

Kraig Becker

When designing the new a9 mirrorless camera Sony pulled out all the stops, delivering professional level performance, improved image quality, battery battery life and a host of impressive features. 

The Stio CFS Duffel is Built for a Day on the Water

The Stio CFS Duffel is Built for a Day on the Water

Kraig Becker

If you're in need of a durable, waterproof bag for travel both on and off the water, the Stio CFL Duffel is a fantastic, no-frills, option that you'll want in your gear closet. 

Take the Bite Out of Insects with Debug Clothing From Toad & Co.

Take the Bite Out of Insects with Debug Clothing From Toad & Co.

Seiji Ishii

Can clothing treated in Insect Sheild really keep bugs from biting? We put Toad & Co's Debug line to the test to find out. 

Two Climbers Use Social Media to Give Us #EverestNoFilters

Two Climbers Use Social Media to Give Us #EverestNoFilters

Kraig Becker

Last year Corey Richards and Adrian Ballinger gave us an unfiltered look at what its like to climb Mt. Everest. This spring, they're going back to the mountain and they're doing it all over again. 

New Portable Power Station Charges All of Your Gadgets at Once

New Portable Power Station Charges All of Your Gadgets at Once

Kraig Becker

The River is a high-tech charging solution with a host of innovative features that is built to survive in the outdoors. 

Paddling the Everglades with Oru Kayaks

Paddling the Everglades with Oru Kayaks

Cameron Martindell

 Oru Kayak boats fold down into a convenient package to paddle anywhere you want to go. 

First Look: Sennheiser MKE 2 elements ActionMic for GoPro HERO4 Cameras

First Look: Sennheiser MKE 2 elements ActionMic for GoPro HERO4 Cameras

Nick LeFort

Need to upgrade the audio performance on your GoPro HERO4 camera? We take a look at the best solution for doing just that.

Gear Preview: Patagonia and Gore-Tex Deliver Eco-Friendly Gear

Gear Preview: Patagonia and Gore-Tex Deliver Eco-Friendly Gear

Cameron Martindell

Patagonia and Gore-Tex team up to combine the Pro Shell with a recycled nylon face fabric aimed to minimize what goes into landfills while maximizing comfort.

Gear Review: Renogy Phoenix Solar Generator

Gear Review: Renogy Phoenix Solar Generator

Kraig Becker

In our search to find good solutions for keeping our gadgets charged in the backcountry, we put this all-in-one solar kit to the test. How does it fare? Read on to find out. 

First Impressions: Primus PrimeTech 1.3 Liter Stove Set

First Impressions: Primus PrimeTech 1.3 Liter Stove Set

Craig Rowe

How does the new Primus PrimeTech cooking system stack up for use in the backcountry? Our resident stove expert shares his thoughts on this new product. 

Video: How Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Conquered the Appalachian Trail

Video: How Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Conquered the Appalachian Trail

Kraig Becker

A teaser trailer for an intriguing new documentary takes us out on the trail with ultrarunner Karl Meltzer as he goes in pursuit of the speed record on the AT. 

Gear Review: Cycliq Fly 12 and 6 Cycling Light/Camera Hybrids

Gear Review: Cycliq Fly 12 and 6 Cycling Light/Camera Hybrids

Robert Annis

We take a look at the Cycliq Fly 12 and Fly 6 bike light/action camera combo to see how well they perform out on the road. 

5 New Pieces of Gear for Spring Hiking

5 New Pieces of Gear for Spring Hiking

Kraig Becker

Need some new gear for your spring outings? We have some suggestions that will help you return to the trail in comfort and style. 

Yeti Hopper Two: Incremental Improvements on an Already-Outstanding Cooler

Yeti Hopper Two: Incremental Improvements on an Already-Outstanding Cooler

Kraig Becker

For spring 2017, Yeti has updates its popular line of soft-sided coolers, but do the changes meet our lofty expectations for the brand? 

Kovea Develops Prototype Electric Camp Stove

Kovea Develops Prototype Electric Camp Stove

Kraig Becker

Kovea gives us a possible look at the future of cooking at the campsite with a new clean burning and efficient stove powered by electricity. 

IMBA teams with Roomba Maker to Create Trail-Building Robot

IMBA teams with Roomba Maker to Create Trail-Building Robot

Robert Annis

An army of automated trail-building robots will soon bring many more miles of mountain biking trails to the U.S.

Gear Review: The Pulse DSLR Camera Remote

Gear Review: The Pulse DSLR Camera Remote

Dan Nelson

Looking to take your outdoor photography to the next level? The Pulse Camera Remote offers plenty of functionality and features to help you do just that. 

REI Bets Big with Quarter Dome Air Hammock

REI Bets Big with Quarter Dome Air Hammock

Nick LeFort

By introducing an innovative hammock system of its own, the gear retailer shows its commitment to a niche market, as weall as outdoor enthusiasts in general. 

No One Trick Pony: Prometheus Design Werx S.H.A.D.O. Pack 28L

No One Trick Pony: Prometheus Design Werx S.H.A.D.O. Pack 28L

Nick LeFort

We go in search of the perfect "Bug Out Bag" and discover a pack that is surprisingly versatile, incredibly durable, and endlessly adaptable too. 

Gear Review: Saxx Kinetic Run Short

Gear Review: Saxx Kinetic Run Short

M.T. Elliott

Known for creating comfortable men's underwear, Saxx dips its toe into the running shorts market. How do they fare? Read on to find out. 

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