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Pack Like A Pro: Catching Up with BMX Rider Gary Young

Pack Like A Pro: Catching Up with BMX Rider Gary Young

Kraig Becker

We chat with pro BMX-er Gary Young to find out about his favorite gear and essential travel items. 

Maxxis Ardent Mountain Bike Tire Review

Maxxis Ardent Mountain Bike Tire Review

Robert Annis

We take Maxxis' aggressive Ardent mountain bike tire for a spin to see how it performs. Does it meet the strict expectations of our tester? Read on to find out.

Kickstarter First Look — Boundary Prima System

Kickstarter First Look — Boundary Prima System

Tal-ee Roberts

The Boundary Prima System is a versatile commuter and travel pack that lends itself to the “urban outdoors” more than the wilderness.

Petzl Delivers New GriGri with Additional Safety and Performance Features

Petzl Delivers New GriGri with Additional Safety and Performance Features

Seiji Ishii

The GriGri+ improves on previous generation braking device in some key ways, making it an excellent choice for use at the climbing gym and the crag. 

BioLite's New Lantern is a Smart Hub for its Camp Light System

BioLite's New Lantern is a Smart Hub for its Camp Light System

Kraig Becker

The new BaseLantern brings a host of high tech features to the campsite, not to mention plenty of power to light up the night. 

Sun Protection for Anglers

Sun Protection for Anglers

Dan Nelson

As you head out for spring and summer fishing excursions, these products will keep you well protected from both the sun and insects. 

Spending the Night in a Tepui Roof Top Tent

Spending the Night in a Tepui Roof Top Tent

Kraig Becker

Once exclusive to the realm of overlanding, roof top tents have now crossed over to the outdoor world too. But what's it like to actually spend the night in one? We curl up inside a Tepui model to find out. 

Beyond the Numbers—Strava Athletes Share Their Training Stories

Beyond the Numbers—Strava Athletes Share Their Training Stories

Boad Swanson

With a new feature called "Athlete Posts," Strava is giving professional athletes the opportunity to share insights into their training, allowing millions of users to apply those techniques to their own training as well.

A New Event Hosted by CamelBak will Help You Hone Your Outdoor Skills

A New Event Hosted by CamelBak will Help You Hone Your Outdoor Skills

Kraig Becker

The new Pursuit Series of events encourages more people to get outside whiel helping them learn essential skills for the sports they love. 

The Brooks-Range Alpha is a Shoulder Season Comfort Vest

The Brooks-Range Alpha is a Shoulder Season Comfort Vest

Seiji Ishii

Combining Polartec Alpha insulation and the natural qualities of wool into a single garment, Brooks-Range Mountaineering looks to give us the best of both worlds with its Alpha vest. 

First Look: Nike Zoom Fly Running Shoes

First Look: Nike Zoom Fly Running Shoes

Donald Buraglio

We take an early look at the consumer version of the shoe Nike used in its bid to break the two-hour marathon barrier. 

The Top New Footwear for Fly Fishers in 2017

The Top New Footwear for Fly Fishers in 2017

Dan Nelson

We take a look at three of the best new pairs of fly-fishing shoes for 2017, including options from Simms, Korkers, and Astral. 

Otterbox Announces Line of Premium Coolers

Otterbox Announces Line of Premium Coolers

Kraig Becker

Bear resistant and able to keep ice frozen for up to 14 days, Otterbox's line of coolers look to take a sizeable bite out of the premium cooler market. 

Create a No Fly Zone for Bugs

Create a No Fly Zone for Bugs

Nick LeFort

Duluth Trading Company's No Fly Zone line of clothing not only keeps bugs at bay, but looks good and is very durable too. 

First Look: Hoka One One Clifton 4 Running Shoes

First Look: Hoka One One Clifton 4 Running Shoes

Cory Smith

The fourth version of Hoka One One's iconic Clifton series will see some dramatic changes later this summer. Here's what you can expect. 

Cotopaxi's New Allpa Travel Pack Hits All the Right Notes

Cotopaxi's New Allpa Travel Pack Hits All the Right Notes

Kraig Becker

Sticking to its "Gear for Good" mantra, Cotopaxi launches a new backpack designed for those who like to travel light on their adventures. 

In Accordance with the Law: Benchmade 319-1 “Proper” Pocketknife

In Accordance with the Law: Benchmade 319-1 “Proper” Pocketknife

Nick LeFort

Benchmade’s Proper folding knife was designed for folks looking to carry a simple pocketknife without having to worry about being hassled by “The Man.”

First Look: Brooks PureGrit 6 Trail-Running Shoe

First Look: Brooks PureGrit 6 Trail-Running Shoe

Yitka Winn

What has Brooks done to improve its PureGrit running shoe? We take a look to see what runners can expect when the latest model hits store shelves next month. 

First Look: The Deuter Gravity Expedition 45 Backpack

First Look: The Deuter Gravity Expedition 45 Backpack

Seiji Ishii

Deuter enlists the aid of a team of climbers and professional guides to help develop a new pack that caters to the vertical, and for the most part they get it right. 

The Ultimate EDC Pants and Shorts: Prometheus Design Werx Odyssey 5050RS

The Ultimate EDC Pants and Shorts: Prometheus Design Werx Odyssey 5050RS

Nick LeFort

Before you head out on your next big adventure, consider these two pieces of technical clothing designed to let you carry everything you need and provide easy access on the go.

First Look: HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 2 Trail-Running Shoe

First Look: HOKA ONE ONE Speedgoat 2 Trail-Running Shoe

Yitka Winn

We take an early look at one of the most anticipated trail running shoes of 2017!

Gear Review : Club Ridel’s New West Jersey and Boardwalk Shorts

Gear Review : Club Ridel’s New West Jersey and Boardwalk Shorts

Robert Annis

We take some of Club Ride's new mountain biking apparel for spin and let you know if it meets our tough standards. 

Gear Review: EcoFlow River Portable Power Station

Gear Review: EcoFlow River Portable Power Station

Kraig Becker

If you're in the market for a durable portable power station for use on your outdoor adventures, the EcoFlow River is one of the best models we've seen yet. 

Quick Test: Do Belay Glasses Actually Work?

Quick Test: Do Belay Glasses Actually Work?

Seiji Ishii

Belay glasses promise to take some of the discomfort and fatigue out of climbing, but do they really work? One of our experts put some of the top brands to the test. 

Leatherman Keeps It Simple for 2017

Leatherman Keeps It Simple for 2017

Nick LeFort

By not straying too far from the pack, Leatherman is offering up four new tools that are familiar, easy to use, durable, and easy on your bank roll.

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