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First Look: Timbuk2’s New 2017 Commute-Ready Transit Collection

First Look: Timbuk2’s New 2017 Commute-Ready Transit Collection

Marie Malinowski

Three new bags from Timbuk2 offer a range of features and a high level of versatility to make your commute a better one. 

The Wetsleeve Offers Unique Approach to Staying Hydrated

The Wetsleeve Offers Unique Approach to Staying Hydrated

Kraig Becker

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

Improve Your iPhone Photos with these Simple Add-On Filters

Kraig Becker

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

The Top Trail Shoes of the GoPro Mountain Games

Kim Fuller

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

Gravel Bike Trend Crescendos with 11th Running of the Dirty Kanza

Aaron Bible

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

Field Tested: Petzl's Scary Lightweight Updated Sirocco Helmet

Seiji Ishii

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

Taking the Hobie Kayak Fleet for a Test Run

Kraig Becker

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. 

Video: What Exactly Are 'Public Lands'?

Video: What Exactly Are 'Public Lands'?

Kraig Becker

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

First Look: Miir 25L Commuter Cyling Pack

Marie Malinowski

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

Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoor Dad

Kraig Becker

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

First Look: Outdoor Research Ascendant Hoody

Seiji Ishii

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. 

Video: Alex Honnold Climbing El Cap without Ropes

Video: Alex Honnold Climbing El Cap without Ropes

Kraig Becker

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

Finding the Perfect Fly Fishing Box

Dan Nelson

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. 

First Look: Zenbivy Bed Sleep System

First Look: Zenbivy Bed Sleep System

Kraig Becker

Just launched on Kickstarter, the Zenbivy Bed is a hybrid sleeping bag/quilt that promises a more natural and restful night sleep in the backcountry. 

Bivy.com: Your Go to App to Find, Track and Share All of Your Adventures

Bivy.com: Your Go to App to Find, Track and Share All of Your Adventures

Staff Report

Looking for intel on new climbing, hiking, biking, and paddling routes? Bivy.com has you covered with more than 30,000 options to choose from. 

New Garmin Virb Action Cam Brings 360º Video

New Garmin Virb Action Cam Brings 360º Video

Kraig Becker

Aspiring filmmakers looking to create 360º videos will find a lot to love in the new Virb 360, although the price tag might be steep enough to induce sticker shock. 

Paddling Oru Kayaks on the John Day River

Paddling Oru Kayaks on the John Day River

Kraig Becker

Since making their debut on Kickstarter several years back, Oru's foldable kayaks have always been intriguing and have proven well on flatwater. This time we hit the river.

Alleviate the Disadvantages of Fuel Canisters with this Simple Device

Alleviate the Disadvantages of Fuel Canisters with this Simple Device

Seiji Ishii

The G Works Gas Saver+ can transfer fuel to avoid lugging around an empty gas canister.

Fly Fishing video Offers Entertainment, Education and Chance to Win Big

Fly Fishing video Offers Entertainment, Education and Chance to Win Big

Dan Nelson

Watch the new fly-fishing film Convergence for a chance to win some impressive prizes, including gear and guided fishing trips. 

DJI Reveals Its Smallest, Most Affordable Drone Yet

DJI Reveals Its Smallest, Most Affordable Drone Yet

Kraig Becker

The new DJI Spark is easy to fly, offers plenty of features, and best of all, won't break your wallet. 

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. 

First Look: Mountain Smith Mountain Shelter LT

First Look: Mountain Smith Mountain Shelter LT

Kraig Becker

Lightweight and simple to set up, the Mountainsmith Mountain Shelter LT just might be the answer to your ultralight dreams. 

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. 

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