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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. 

If You Need Prescription Sports Sunglasses This Website Has You Covered

If You Need Prescription Sports Sunglasses This Website Has You Covered

Kraig Becker

Finding the right pair of prescription sunglasses for use in the outdoors is never easy, but SportsRX.com takes the hassle out of the process. 

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.

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. 

Perfect New Packs for Spring Fly Fishing

Perfect New Packs for Spring Fly Fishing

Dan Nelson

Need a new pack for your spring fly-fishing outings? We take a look at some of the best options available at the moment. 

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. 

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