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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. 

"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. 

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