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Cotopaxi Questival Returns to San Francisco

Cotopaxi Questival Returns to San Francisco

Christopher Cogley

The 24-hour event sends participants on a quest to complete a series of outdoor adventures while also giving back to the community. 

This Smart Backpack Was Built with the Road Warrior in Mind

This Smart Backpack Was Built with the Road Warrior in Mind

Kraig Becker

With a built-in battery pack to recharge your electronic gadgets, and a wireless hard drive that provides extra storage capacity, this smart backpack could be your new favorite travel companion. 

Haiku is a Connected Bike Computer Designed for Your Urban Commute

Haiku is a Connected Bike Computer Designed for Your Urban Commute

Kraig Becker

This Bluetooth enabled bike computer uses your smartphone to track speed and distance, offer navigational prompts, and displays email and text notifications. 

The Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack is Built for Photographers

The Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack is Built for Photographers

Kraig Becker

Built from the ground up to meet the unique needs of photographers, this backpack offers convenience and protection for your precious camera gear while on the go. 

White Sierra Offers Affordable Performance Gear for Fall 2015

White Sierra Offers Affordable Performance Gear for Fall 2015

Kraig Becker

The fall line of outdoor apparel from White Sierra is stylish, high quality, and easy on the wallet. 

These Shoes Are Made For Urban and Outdoor Adventure

These Shoes Are Made For Urban and Outdoor Adventure

Kraig Becker

The new Monty line of footwear from Ridgemont Outfitters are designed to be versatile enough to hike a trail or explore the urban jungle. 

Video: Go Casual with New Shirts From Craghoppers

Video: Go Casual with New Shirts From Craghoppers

Cameron Martindell

The new line of casual shirts from Craghoppers will let you transition nicely from the trail to your favorite restaurant without missing a beat.

Video: Travel Light With the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel

Video: Travel Light With the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel

Cameron Martindell

Lightweight and extremely durable, this duffel bag will allow you haul your gear just about anywhere. 

Video: A Bluetooth Speaker Built For the Outdoors

Video: A Bluetooth Speaker Built For the Outdoors

Cameron Martindell

The EcoXgear EcoCarbon Bluetooth speaker has extra features that will make it a favorite around your campsite. 

Video: The HighWave Auto Dog Mug Keeps Your Pooch Hydrated on the Trail

Video: The HighWave Auto Dog Mug Keeps Your Pooch Hydrated on the Trail

Cameron Martindell

Your dog will never go thirst again thanks to this product that allows them to get a drink no matter where they go. 

Smartphone Case Showdown: Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO vs. Liferproof FRĒ Power

Smartphone Case Showdown: Mophie Juice Pack H2PRO vs. Liferproof FRĒ Power

Nick LeFort

Two very similiar cases for the iPhone 6 promise to deliver unparalleled protection and extra power, but which one is the best?

Video: Nite Ize Introduces New Mini Flashlight

Video: Nite Ize Introduces New Mini Flashlight

Cameron Martindell

With multiple lighting modes, two brightness levels, a safety light, and an unbeatable price, this mini flashlight looks like a winner. 

High Tech Backpack Features GPS Tracking, Bluetooth Speaker, and Much More

High Tech Backpack Features GPS Tracking, Bluetooth Speaker, and Much More

Kraig Becker

A new high-tech backpack has smashed through its crowdfunding goals in a matter of days, offering customers a wide array of functionality in a unique, and stylish, package. 

National Geographic and Craghoppers Join Forces on New Line of Travel Clothes

National Geographic and Craghoppers Join Forces on New Line of Travel Clothes

Kraig Becker

A new travel apparel from Nat Geo and Craghoppers offers classic styling with modern fabrics and sensibilities. 

Gear for Good: Introducing the Cotopaxi Agua Bottle

Gear for Good: Introducing the Cotopaxi Agua Bottle

Kraig Becker

Available in three sizes and nine colors, the new Agua Bottle will keep your hot drinks hot, and your cold drniks cold for hours on end. 

Video: The Versatile Swrve Downtown Trousers

Video: The Versatile Swrve Downtown Trousers

Cameron Martindell

These feature-packed pants are designed for commuter cycling, traveling, or just relaxing around town. 

Gear Review: The Leatherman Tread

Gear Review: The Leatherman Tread

Nick LeFort

This multitool braclet puts an incredible amount of functionality right on your wrist. 

Incase Introduces Kelly Slater Action Cam Collection

Incase Introduces Kelly Slater Action Cam Collection

Kraig Becker

The surfing legend lends his name to a new line of packs and accessories designed to keep your GoPro camera safe from the elements. 

Video: Travel Safely With New Clothes From Toad & Co.

Video: Travel Safely With New Clothes From Toad & Co.

Cameron Martindell

The new Modern Travel collection of apparel will offer protectino from the rays of the sun while keeping bugs away. 

Video: Help Save the Environment with United By Blue's Kato Vest

Video: Help Save the Environment with United By Blue's Kato Vest

Cameron Martindell

For every piece of clothing they sell, United By Blue pledges to clean up a pound of trash from an ocean or river. 

Video: Get a Sneak Peek at the Spring Collection From Woolrich

Video: Get a Sneak Peek at the Spring Collection From Woolrich

Cameron Martindell

Woolrich has big things planned for their spring 2016 line of clothing. Get an advanced look at what's in store with this Gear Institute video.

Look Good While Doing Good With Gear From Cotopaxi

Look Good While Doing Good With Gear From Cotopaxi

Christopher Cogley

Using innovative designs and techniques, Cotopaxi is making the better place one piece of gear at a time. 

Is This the Best Cooler Ever Made?

Is This the Best Cooler Ever Made?

Nick LeFort

This Kickstarter senstation has just started shipping to backers and features an integrated blender, a Bluetooth speaker, and bulit-in lighting to help you find your favorite beverage in the dark. 

This Tiny Camera is Packed with Features

This Tiny Camera is Packed with Features

Kraig Becker

This tiny Z-Cam is packed with a host of great features, including a 16 megapixel sensor, 4k video capture, and compatibility with some of the most popular lenses on the market. 

Meet the Messenger Bag That Earned $1 Million in 4 Days on Kickstarter

Meet the Messenger Bag That Earned $1 Million in 4 Days on Kickstarter

Kraig Becker

An innovative new Everyday Messenger bag from Peak Design received over $1 million in funding on Kickstarter in just 4 days. 

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