Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20 sleeping bag hands-on review
Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20 sleeping bag hands-on review

We tested the Parsec 20 from of Therm-a-Rest's new line of Fast & Light sleeping bags on a two-week foray into the backcountry. The trip yielded great results due to a combination of warmth, light weight, and excellent...

The best hiking GPS trackers of 2018
The best hiking GPS trackers of 2018

It's easy to get lost in the wilderness, and often hard to find your way back. The easiest solution: simplify things with one of the best hiking GPS devices, so you can veer off the beaten path whenever you want.

June 15th, 11:27 am
Triwa’s latest watch is made from the parts of illegal firearms
Triwa’s latest watch is made from the parts of illegal firearms

Swedish watchmaker Triwa and Humanium Metal have joined forces to create a new timepiece that is made from the parts of deconstructed illegal firearms, with sales going to help rebuild conflict zones around the world.

June 18th, 11:29 pm
Have a BBQ and leave no trace behind with the biodegradable CasusGrill
Have a BBQ and leave no trace behind with the biodegradable CasusGrill

Many people associate grilling food with the great outdoors. The CasusGrill is eco-friendly and can be tossed in a bonfire and burned after use, while making for a delicious meal anytime, anyplace.

June 17th, 7:43 am
The best camping cots
The best camping cots

Sleeping in the woods is dreamy but if you don’t have the right gear, it's hard to get a good night’s rest. From lightweight backpacking cots to giant, full-sized bunk beds, we’ve gathered the best camping cots on the market.

June 15th, 4:57 pm
The best glamping gear
The best glamping gear

Like nature but not a fan of actually roughing it? Look no further than our guide of the best gadgets and devices designed to allow anyone the ability to enjoy a weekend spent glamping in style. Be it a stove designed to...

June 14th, 6:57 am
Have a BBQ and leave no trace behind with the biodegradable CasusGrill
Have a BBQ and leave no trace behind with the biodegradable CasusGrill

Many people associate grilling food with the great outdoors. The CasusGrill is eco-friendly and can be tossed in a bonfire and burned after use, while making for a delicious meal anytime, anyplace.

June 17th, 7:43 am
The best camping cots
The best camping cots

Sleeping in the woods is dreamy but if you don’t have the right gear, it's hard to get a good night’s rest. From lightweight backpacking cots to giant, full-sized bunk beds, we’ve gathered the best camping cots on the market.

June 15th, 4:57 pm
The best glamping gear
The best glamping gear

Like nature but not a fan of actually roughing it? Look no further than our guide of the best gadgets and devices designed to allow anyone the ability to enjoy a weekend spent glamping in style. Be it a stove designed to...

June 14th, 6:57 am
The best camping tents you can buy
The best camping tents you can buy

An essential piece of gear whether you're camping in your backyard or on a multi-day backpacking trip, here are our picks of the best tents currently on the market from car camping varieties to the best three-person option.

June 15th, 3:42 pm
This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed
This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want an innovative diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a newly launched Kickstarter campaign could be for you.

June 15th, 4:57 pm
The best sleeping pads
The best sleeping pads

Shopping for a sleeping pad for your next backpacking trip? Don't buy something that feels like a cold slab of stone. Narrow your selection with our carefully selected list of the best sleeping pads available.

June 15th, 12:27 pm
The best mountain bikes
The best mountain bikes

Choosing a mountain bike is no easy task. While some may prefer a bike with more suspension, casual riders may only be in the market for a budget model. Here are our picks for the best mountain bikes on the market to help...

June 15th, 7:12 am
The best backpack coolers
The best backpack coolers

Camping in the woods and ice cold beverages often go hand-in-hand but transporting drinks to remote locations can be tricky. Here are the best backpack coolers designed to keep your food fresh and drinks chilled.

June 15th, 12:27 pm
Cool camping gadgets for every outdoor adventure
Cool camping gadgets for every outdoor adventure

From a mini-espresso machine to a straw that lets you drink water directly from the river, these cool camping gadgets will help you spend less time agonizing and more time enjoying your time outside.

June 15th, 12:27 pm
From solar stoves to skewers, 12 grill gadgets that’ll crown you king of summer
From solar stoves to skewers, 12 grill gadgets that’ll crown you king of summer

Now that grilling season is almost upon us, we took some time to round up the best BBQ tech gadgets to help you conquer your next cookout. From helping you keep your gear clean to just really awesome ways to light stuff on...

June 15th, 11:27 am
The beginner’s guide to backpacking gear
The beginner’s guide to backpacking gear

Backpacking is a fun and increasingly popular activity but if you don't prep well, you may have a bad (and even dangerous) time. To help, we've compiled a list of must-have backpacking gear to keep you prepared on the...

June 13th, 8:26 am
The best stand-up paddleboards
The best stand-up paddleboards

Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is a popular sport but choosing the right board can be tricky. Here are some of the best paddleboards around, whether you want to race, surf, or indulge in a bit of yoga.

June 15th, 11:27 am
The survival kit packing guide
The survival kit packing guide

When venturing the great outdoors, it's smart to pack an emergency kit. While bandages and gauze are critical, there are plenty of lesser known materials and equipment to pack. Here are 12 of our favorite outdoor emergency...

June 13th, 1:26 pm
MSR innovated the outdoor industry but now its sights are set on global health
MSR innovated the outdoor industry but now its sights are set on global health

Mountain Safety Research isn't just an outdoor company bent on designing world-class tents or camping cookware but rather, it's a brand focused on changing the world by improving global health and assisting with disaster...

June 9th, 8:40 am
The MSR Impact Project accelerates global health and disaster relief efforts
The MSR Impact Project accelerates global health and disaster relief efforts

MSR continues making strides in the outdoor industry -- but recently shifted its focus to global health efforts. The MSR Impact Project aims to accelerate these efforts with various fundraising options.

June 13th, 4:26 pm

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Stay connected outdoors without cell signal or network access with GoHeart
Stay connected outdoors without cell signal or network access with GoHeart

If you get injured or lost in the backcountry, not having cell phone service or network connection can be detrimental. GoHeart Mesh solves this problem -- serving as the ultimate outdoor networking device.

June 13th, 3:26 pm
Asics is making your running shoes more durable, easier to run in
Asics is making your running shoes more durable, easier to run in

Asics' Gel-Keyano 25 running shoes use cellulose nanofibers, which are five times lighter than steel but also five times stronger to create a show that is much more durable without compromising weight.

June 13th, 2:26 pm
Lumo Run is the wearable device that corrects your poor running form
Lumo Run is the wearable device that corrects your poor running form

The Lumo Run is a wearable device that can track a runner's movements, analyzing their stride, cadence, and movement to determine how their running style can be improved to allow them to run faster and farther.

June 6th, 2:14 pm
Meet the man fighting plastic pollution with a fleet of AI-powered camera drones
Meet the man fighting plastic pollution with a fleet of AI-powered camera drones

Every year, up to 13 million metric tons of waste plastics wind up in the world's oceans. The Plastic Tide is a nonprofit which is using machine learning and drone technology to help.

June 5th, 5:24 am
Wearable device uses two methods to drive insects buggy, keep them away
Wearable device uses two methods to drive insects buggy, keep them away

The new Guardian Bandito is a wearable device that uses ultrasonic noise and natural smells to help keep biting insects – such as mosquitoes – at bay while camping, hiking, or just enjoying the backyard.

June 4th, 12:39 pm
Juiced Bikes puts its own spin on the scrambler-style ebike
Juiced Bikes puts its own spin on the scrambler-style ebike

Juiced Bikes has launched a trio of new ebikes on Indiegogo, each of which falls into the "scrambler" design category and comes with a 52-volt battery and choice of two electric drive systems.

May 25th, 12:35 pm
Nike’s latest patent seeks to protect athletes with impact-sensing pads
Nike’s latest patent seeks to protect athletes with impact-sensing pads

Nike's latest patent involves the creation of a dynamic pad system for use in sports, in which the pads can actually sense an impending impact and alter their physical make-up to provide a higher level of protection.

May 24th, 2:19 pm
Lyft may join others and put electric scooters on the streets of San Francisco
Lyft may join others and put electric scooters on the streets of San Francisco

As if the city doesn't already have enough of them, Lyft is reportedly looking into the idea of launching an electric-scooter service in San Francisco. Bird, Lime, and Spin launched similar services just two months ago.

May 22nd, 2:40 am
Live large in a small space with Drake, one of the craziest travel trailers
Live large in a small space with Drake, one of the craziest travel trailers

If you like living in luxury and enjoy the amenities of a modern home including decor, but want to take to the open road, Drake is your ticket to ride. Land Ark's unique travel trailer offers big living in a small space.

May 27th, 6:20 am
The nearly perfect Garmin Fenix 5 GPS smartwatch is now on sale for $100 off
The nearly perfect Garmin Fenix 5 GPS smartwatch is now on sale for $100 off

Smartwatches have come a long way in recent years. Through June 16, you can take $100 off the excellent Garmin Fenix 5 smartwatch -- one of the best GPS watches ever -- letting you score one for just $450 as part of REI's...

May 18th, 5:24 pm
Here are the best trail running shoes you can buy right now
Here are the best trail running shoes you can buy right now

Whether you're an experienced runner or looking to get into running altogether, trail running can be a rewarding exercise and a great way to spend time out in nature. So, no matter if you're looking for a budget-friendly...

May 24th, 9:49 am
The best binoculars
The best binoculars

Be it gazing at a rare bird or sitting in the nosebleed section, you need a good pair of binoculars to see things from a distance. But what you should you look for? Desirable features vary depending on what you're doing so...

May 18th, 5:24 pm
The Bitterroot dry bag is a sleeping pad pump, water filter, and dry bag all in one
The Bitterroot dry bag is a sleeping pad pump, water filter, and dry bag all in one

Want to carry less gear on your camping or backpacking trip? The Bitteroot Dry Bag is an innovative outdoor product that serves for three purposes in one -- a water filter, a dry bag, and a sleeping bag pump.

May 14th, 8:36 pm
The Langly Field Jacket is a high-tech, all-weather coat for photographers
The Langly Field Jacket is a high-tech, all-weather coat for photographers

Drawing influence from the U.S. military's M-1965 Field Jacket, the Langly Field Jacket is a rugged, all-weather cargo coat built to endure the elements while also offering security and convenience for the modern traveler.

May 15th, 7:54 pm
Blinkers are customized lights to help keep cyclists safe and visible
Blinkers are customized lights to help keep cyclists safe and visible

Your commitment to biking instead of driving is saving the planet, but who's there to save you from the motorists on the road? Here to answer that question is Blinkers, the "complete smart lighting system for cyclists."

May 11th, 5:05 pm

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