Great balance of weight, livability, and cost.
Provides the tailoring of a high-end down bag—snug hood, plush draft tubes around the face, ergonomic footbox—in a moderately priced synthetic.
Sleeping bags keep getting lighter thanks to thinner fabrics and ever finer and fluffier grades of down. Which is a good thing, except when it isn’t. A couple of the bags we tested didn’t make the...
A luxurious, incredibly light bag at a great price.
The space-blanket effect works, but some testers disliked the way it felt
If your budget doesn’t allow for both summer-weight and three-season bags, this is a great way to split the difference.
A comprehensive list of 27 great summer vacation getaways and weekend trips. Start planning your summer getaway on OutsideOnline.com today!
Float the Grand Canyon in a Dory. Bike across America. Tie your own fly. And 47 more essential items for the ultimate adventurer.
Glacier Bay is like a Whitman’s Sampler of Alaskan hallmarks: humpback whales, orcas, seals, eagles, brown bears, and building-size columns of ice plunging into the sea.
The dismantling of the Elwha River’s dams in Olympic National Park will free some 70 miles of rollicking whitewater and serious salmon spawning grounds. Celebration is in order.
The only thing better than paddling between empty islands for a few days? Doing so on a diet of fresh lobster.
Take five days to traverse the 40-mile Greenstone Ridge Trail, which spans Isle Royale’s entire windswept spine, keep quiet, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the pack.
Summer is the time for vacations, camping, climbing, kayaking, and more. National Parks provide some of the best vacations out there.
There are more than 7,500 climbing routes in Joshua Tree, a mix of bolted and trad, all of them on remarkably clean monzogranite rock.
Great Sand Dunes National Park is a terrific place to enjoy the splendors of nature. While going really, really fast.