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goTenna Reveals Next-Gen Device for Off-Grid Communications

goTenna Reveals Next-Gen Device for Off-Grid Communications

Kraig Becker

The new goTenna Mesh is smaller than the company's first generation device, but uses new technology to improve range and functionality. 

Yeti's Brick Bottle Opener is More Than Meets the Eye

Yeti's Brick Bottle Opener is More Than Meets the Eye

Nick LeFort

Big, bold, and pricey, the Brick bottle opener is everything you would expect from a Yeti product, and more. 

Goal Zero is Giving Away $7500 in Emergency Gear and Supplies

Goal Zero is Giving Away $7500 in Emergency Gear and Supplies

Kraig Becker

September is National Preparedness Month and to celebrate Goal Zero is giving away a prize package with everything you need to survive the apocalypse. 

Meet the Travel Pack that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Meet the Travel Pack that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Kraig Becker

This lightweight travel pack is big enough to carry all of your important essentials, and can pack down to the size of an apple when not in use. 

Smart Cycling Helmet Uses Bone Conduction Technology for Safe Audio on the Road

Smart Cycling Helmet Uses Bone Conduction Technology for Safe Audio on the Road

Kraig Becker

Listen to music, take phone calls, and communciate with other riders, all without the need to wear headpnones thanks to the innovative Coros LINX smart cycling helmet. 

Video Review: Otterbox uniVerse Case and Accessories

Video Review: Otterbox uniVerse Case and Accessories

David Lottmann

In this video review we take a look at Otterbox's versatile uniVerse case and a number of accessories, including the olloclip smartphone lenses and PolarPro tripod. 

What the iPhone 7 Means for Travelers

What the iPhone 7 Means for Travelers

Kraig Becker

Yesterday, Apple unveiled a new iPhone that comes with a familiar design and a slew of internal upgrades. What does it bring for travelers? Quite a bit actually!

The 2016 Gear Institute Campus Survival Gear Guide

The 2016 Gear Institute Campus Survival Gear Guide

Nick LeFort

Everything you need to survive both on and off campus in the upcoming college year. 

Gear Review: Trayvax Element Wallet

Gear Review: Trayvax Element Wallet

Nick LeFort

The Trayvax Element wallet is designed for life in modern society, but rugged enough for use in the outdoors and beyond.

Howler Brothers Makes Clothing for Our Outdoor Lifestyle

Howler Brothers Makes Clothing for Our Outdoor Lifestyle

Nick LeFort

Need stylish, good-looking apparel for both your outdoor and urban adventures? Howler Brothers has you covered. 

Make Your Apple Watch Completely Waterproof with this Case

Make Your Apple Watch Completely Waterproof with this Case

Kraig Becker

Smartphone case maker Catalyst has created a rugged case for the Apple Watch too, making it completely waterproof and ready for adventure. 

Gear Aid Announces Line of Rechargeable LED Lights & Power Stations

Gear Aid Announces Line of Rechargeable LED Lights & Power Stations

Nick LeFort

With three new powerful camp lights, Gear Aid gives us yet one more reason to stay outside even longer. 

This Backpack has Made More than $3.4 Million on Kickstarter

This Backpack has Made More than $3.4 Million on Kickstarter

Kraig Becker

Peak Design follows up on their highly successful Everyday Messenger bag with a new line of bags designed specifically with travelers and photographers in mind. 

ENO Looks Beyond Hammocks

ENO Looks Beyond Hammocks

Nick LeFort

With a slate of new products scheduled for release later this year, ENO proves that it can offer more than just hammocks for our camping needs. 

Energy Sac is a Smart Backpack Designed for Work and Play

Energy Sac is a Smart Backpack Designed for Work and Play

Kraig Becker

With its mix of classic good looks and modern technology, the Energy Sac is a backpack built for everyday commutes, hiking a trail, or traveling the globe. 

These Products Are All Good

These Products Are All Good

Nick LeFort

Makers of organic skin care and and healing products, All Goods makes deodorants, sunscreens, and a variety of other items designed to keep you safe and feeling fresh on your outdoor adventures. 

EPA Says Thermacell Products Repel Mosquitoes Carrying Zika

EPA Says Thermacell Products Repel Mosquitoes Carrying Zika

Kraig Becker

The Environmental Protection Agency has officially recognized Thermacell products as being an effective repellent for mosquitoes that carry the potentially dangerous Zika virus. 

Fjallraven's High Coast Collection Makes Lightweight Functionality Stylish Again

Fjallraven's High Coast Collection Makes Lightweight Functionality Stylish Again

Christopher Cogley

Fashion and functionality come together in this new collection of gear designed to perform just as well in town as they do on the trail. 

 Goal Zero's Slide Power Pack Opens Up a uniVerse of Possibilities

Goal Zero's Slide Power Pack Opens Up a uniVerse of Possibilities

Nick LeFort

When paired with Otterbox's uniVerse iPhone case, Goal Zero's battery pack adds extra power to keep you going all day long. 

Best New Gear Awards: Summer 2016

Best New Gear Awards: Summer 2016

The Editors

With the 2016 summer Outdoor Retailer gear convention now underway in Salt Lake City, here are our picks for the best new gear to debut at the show. 

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 3)

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 3)

Kraig Becker

As the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market gear convention gets underway in Salt Lake City, we take a sneak peek at all of the great new products that will be heading our way in the weeks to come. (Part 3 of 3)

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 2)

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 2)

Kraig Becker

As the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market gear convention gets underway in Salt Lake City, we take a sneak peek at all of the great new products that will be heading our way in the weeks to come. (Part 2 of 3)

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 1)

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 1)

Kraig Becker

As the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market gear convention gets underway in Salt Lake City, we take a sneak peek at all of the great new products that will be heading our way in the weeks to come. (Part 1 of 3)

Slap Bag: Accessible Convenience in a Bike Pouch

Slap Bag: Accessible Convenience in a Bike Pouch

Kate Agathon

Simple, yet ingenious in design, this storage option for cyclist will come in handy on both the road and trail. 

SPY Allure Sunglasses: Fashion, Function and Science

SPY Allure Sunglasses: Fashion, Function and Science

Kate Agathon

Looking for "the little black dress of sunglasses for active women?" That's exactly what our intrepid reviewer found in the latest eyewear from SPY. 

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