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.

The best solar chargers for your smartphone or tablet
The best solar chargers for your smartphone or tablet

Looking for a gizmo that can help you charge your phone while on the go? Here, we've outlined the best solar chargers on the market, whether you're looking to charge your phone once, twice, or three times over.

April 30th, 4:00 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, 1:27 pm
Tread lightly: Here’s the best ultralight backpacking gear in existence
Tread lightly: Here’s the best ultralight backpacking gear in existence

The very best ultralight hiking and backpacking gear for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to go light and fast on the trail using packs, tents, sleeping bags sleeping pads, and stoves that weigh next to nothing.

July 22nd, 2:26 pm
The 8 most epic outdoor yard games for endless summer fun
The 8 most epic outdoor yard games for endless summer fun

Summer is the season for fun in the sun, but you don't need to head off to the beach or the campground to enjoy the outdoors. These yard games are the perfect way to spend the summer with your friends and family.

July 27th, 6:44 pm
Sleep anywhere with this tent designed to conquer land, sea, and air
Sleep anywhere with this tent designed to conquer land, sea, and air

The Tentsile Universe is a new tent designed to bring versatility to the campsite. It can be set up like a traditional model and accommodate five campers, suspended from a tree, or converted into a floating raft.

July 18th, 5:26 pm
The Mission Workshop Radian is the one bag to rule them all
The Mission Workshop Radian is the one bag to rule them all

With durable construction, adaptability to any environment, and enough capacity for cameras, computers, and a week’s worth of clothes, the Radian is one epic adventure pack -- if you can afford it.

July 25th, 1:58 pm
The best gifts for runners
The best gifts for runners

Shopping for a runner is no easy task, especially when your idea of a workout is walking from the kitchen to the couch. To help, we've sifted through the latest gadgets and gear to find the 11 best gifts for runners.

July 22nd, 6:57 pm
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...

July 11th, 12:53 pm
How VAR and instant replay have transformed the 2018 World Cup (so far)
How VAR and instant replay have transformed the 2018 World Cup (so far)

As Video Assistant Referee (or VAR) technology makes its debut at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the sport of soccer finally embraced the use of replay. To track its influence at the tournament, we've rounded up every World Cup...

July 1st, 12:19 pm
Pack the right footwear for summer vacations
Pack the right footwear for summer vacations

When packing for your summer vacation, be sure to include the right footwear, a podiatrist advises.

The best camping hammocks
The best camping hammocks

Traditional camping tents are great but when the heat of the summer sun is beating down, a proper hammock is the best way to comfortably snooze. However, hammocks are a dime a dozen, so to help sort through what's...

June 24th, 9:31 am
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, 12:27 pm
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 19th, 12:29 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, 8:43 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, 5:57 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, 7:57 am
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, 5:57 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, 8:12 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, 1:27 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, 1:27 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, 12:27 pm
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, 9:26 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, 12:27 pm
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, 2:26 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, 9:40 am

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