Sam Moulton

Cold Play

Seven new tools to help you make the most of winter

Swing Time

Gransfors Bruks Splitting Maul

Chicago

Kiteboard TRAVEL: 51 MILES Stick your feet in the sand and feel your city stress fade at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (nps.gov/indu), a 15,000-acre park on the southern shore of Lake Michigan....

Sea Me

British adventure filmmaker JUSTINE CURGENVEN, 33, elevates sea kayaking to the highest level of action sports: cool videos!

The Move

Take the plunge with champion cliff diver Dustin Webster

Soft Shells

In the Store: There are as many jackets as cereal choices these days—you need a plan. What are the conditions you're dressing for? If you're heading to Utah for some canyoneering, a breathable and...

Tents

In the Store: Ask yourself what's most important—a big vestibule for your dog, lots of mesh because you like to stargaze, or low weight because you tick off 20-mile days?—and then start your search...

Sleeping Bags

In the Store: Choose down when warmth-to-weight and compressibility matter most. But remember: Get feathers wet and your bag is dead weight until you find a dryer. Opt for synthetic fill (or...

Soft Shells

The North Face Cipher Windstopper

Tents

Big Agnes Emerald Mountain SL 2

Running Man

Dean Karnazes grabbed the headlines, but Mississippi native SAM THOMPSON, 25, nabbed the record last summer with little fanfare, becoming the first person to blitz 50 marathons in 50 days in 50...

The Gripper

No glove sponsorship? No problem, says ice-climbing guide MARK MILLER, who reveals how he keeps his hands warm for less.

Master Builder

Swedish freestyle skier JON OLSSON, 24, dispenses advice on international relations and the best tool for making a good kicker

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