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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. 

"Endure" One of the Toughest Trail Races in the World with this Short Film

"Endure" One of the Toughest Trail Races in the World with this Short Film

Kraig Becker

Columbia Sportwear and Teton Gravity Research give us an inside look at the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc with this short documentary that looks at the agony and ecstasy that comes along with this amazing event.

The Perfect Kit: Spring Destination Mountain Bike Trip

The Perfect Kit: Spring Destination Mountain Bike Trip

Marie Malinowski

With spring mountain biking now upon us, we present our picks for the best gear to get you safely and comfortably through the first rides of the year. 

Fly Fishing Essentials for Spring 2017

Fly Fishing Essentials for Spring 2017

Dan Nelson

Before you head out to your favorite fishing hole this spring, be sure you have all of the gear you need. 

This Website Is Home to More than 1400 National Park Maps

This Website Is Home to More than 1400 National Park Maps

Nick LeFort

Looking for a map to your favorite national park? If you can't find it here, it probably doesn't exist. 

First Look: The North Face Summit Alpine 50 Pack

First Look: The North Face Summit Alpine 50 Pack

Cameron Martindell

In the effort of keeping things simple and to the point, The North Face launches a great product to support climbers on technical snow and ice ascents.

How the Recco System Search Technology Works

How the Recco System Search Technology Works

Seiji Ishii

Recco Advanced Search Technology system has proven to be invaluable when conducting rescue operations in the mountains. But how exactly does it work? We take a look at that this life-saving technology to find out.

Adventure Medical Kits Mountaineering Series Keeps You Safe in Alpine Environments

Adventure Medical Kits Mountaineering Series Keeps You Safe in Alpine Environments

Kraig Becker

AMK has updated its popular line of mountaineering first-aid kits, making them even more useful for hikers and climbers traveling through mountain settings.

The INO Weather Pro is Like Having a Meteorologist in Your Pocket

The INO Weather Pro is Like Having a Meteorologist in Your Pocket

Kraig Becker

Need real-time weather data – including lightning strikes – while exploring the outdoors? This device provides that information, and a whole lot more.

Goal Zero’s Venture 70 Battery Pack Brings Portable Power to  the Backcountry

Goal Zero’s Venture 70 Battery Pack Brings Portable Power to the Backcountry

Kraig Becker

Expanding its line of Venture USB battery packs, Goal Zero has added a high-capacity model to keep all of your gadgets powered while on the go.

Tested: The New Pearl Izumi X Alp Launch II

Tested: The New Pearl Izumi X Alp Launch II

Robert Annis

We review the second generation of Pearl Izumi's sought-after X Alp Launch mountain bike shoe.

Six Ways to Refresh Your Road Bike

Six Ways to Refresh Your Road Bike

Robert Annis

Our expert weighs in on how to give your road ride a face lift, and a performance boost, for spring.

Innovative Foam Snowshoes Look to Kickstarter for Funding

Innovative Foam Snowshoes Look to Kickstarter for Funding

Kraig Becker

Crescent Moon launches a Kickstarter campaign to help make its innovative new snowshoe a reality.

Mountain Hardwear Delivers Waterproof Protection with the Scrambler RT 20 Backpack

Mountain Hardwear Delivers Waterproof Protection with the Scrambler RT 20 Backpack

Kraig Becker

If you need a simple, lightweight bag to keep your important gear safe from the elements, the new Scrambler RT 20 from Mountain Hardwear is an excellent option.

Bee's Wrap is the Environmentally Friendly Sandwich Bag Designed for the Trail

Bee's Wrap is the Environmentally Friendly Sandwich Bag Designed for the Trail

Nick LeFort

Need to keep your favorite snacks and sandwiches fresh on a hike? Need to quickly start a fire at your campsite? Bee's Wrap can help you do both. 

REI Has Best Year Ever, Donates 70% of Profits to Outdoor Projects

REI Has Best Year Ever, Donates 70% of Profits to Outdoor Projects

Kraig Becker

REI sets a record for revenue generated in 2016, but also donates much of it to a variety of outdoor causes. 

GCI Outdoors FirePit Rocker – A True Grit Review

GCI Outdoors FirePit Rocker – A True Grit Review

Nick LeFort

How does GCI's FirePit rocking chair stack up for use around the campsite? We put it to the test, because someone has to. 

North Face Reveals Its First Ever Fully-Waterproof Soft Rain Shell

North Face Reveals Its First Ever Fully-Waterproof Soft Rain Shell

Kraig Becker

Utilizing Gore-Tex 3L technology, the latest jacket from TNF promises unprecedented comfort along with full protection from the elements.

Buff’s New Run Cap Weighs just 1 oz.

Buff’s New Run Cap Weighs just 1 oz.

Kraig Becker

The company best known for making versatile headwear has released a line of running gear for spring 2017 that includes a hat so lightweight you'll want to take it with you everywhere. 

Will Nike’s New Running Shoe Lead to the World’s First Sub Two-Hour Marathon?

Will Nike’s New Running Shoe Lead to the World’s First Sub Two-Hour Marathon?

Yitka Winn

Nike's new Vaporfly Elite weighs in at less than seven ounces and boasts a large midsole reminiscent of maximalist ultrarunning shoes versus traditional road racing shoes.

Scarpa and G3 Preview for Fall 2017

Scarpa and G3 Preview for Fall 2017

Cameron Martindell

These two leading brands for alpine touring hardware teamed up to provide an on mountain demo day of their latest products, due to hit stores later this fall.

Experience Utah's Bears Ears in 360-Degree Interactive Video

Experience Utah's Bears Ears in 360-Degree Interactive Video

Kraig Becker

Have you been wondering what all the fuss is about over the Bears Ears National Monument? Patagonia helps to explain it all with the help of some high tech gadgets. 

Patagonia Puts 45 Years of Experience into Its First Ever Sleeping Bag

Patagonia Puts 45 Years of Experience into Its First Ever Sleeping Bag

Kraig Becker

In launching its first ever sleeping bag, Patagonia looked deep into its heritage and once again found inspiration from its legendary founder Yvon Chouinard. 

SOL's Escape Pro Bivvy is a Lightweight Emergency Shelter and More

SOL's Escape Pro Bivvy is a Lightweight Emergency Shelter and More

Kraig Becker

You'll never want to leave home without this emergency backcountry shelter, which is versatile enough to be used in a wide variety of situations. 

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