Robert Young Pelton has traveled to war zones, been kidnapped by rebels, and tracked pirates in Somalia. Why does he keep going back?
The coolest feature is the included utensil set (spatula, spoon, cutting board) that attaches to the stove via magnets.
New technologies and improved designs make it easier than ever to get all of your gear to the trailhead. This year, we reviewed Yakima’s all-new blade-slim crossbars, which reduce drag over...
It takes most of the pain out of washing dishes.
Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Thule Apex Swing bike rack.
No picnic table at the campsite, you say? No problem.
The clicker works from up to 25 feet away and has its own LED, allowing it to double as a tiny flashlight.
Headlamps, flashlights, and lanterns keep getting lighter, brighter, and smarter. Here are our picks for everything from bike commuting to car camping, including the 75-lumen Black Diamond Sprinter...
Unlike most of its competitors at this price point, it sports a water-resistant aluminum body that should hold up to years of abuse
A feathery 4 ounces thanks to a USB-chargeable lithium battery, the 75-lumen Sprinter is the perfect headlamp to pack when you’re not sure you’ll be needing one.
If we owned only one headlamp, the 200-lumen Apex would be it.
The Tron-styled silicone covering on the Miner isn’t just for show: it’s an easily detachable lens.
Best for bigger dudes or anyone who is hard on their poles.
Of the dozens of poles, stoves, multitools, and other essentials we tested this year, we kept reaching for these six, from the Brunton Get-Back GPS, which stores up to three waypoints and steers you...
After months of torture-testing the latest crop of outdoor gear, we've compiled a list of our 14 favorite items, from the REI Igneo sleeping bag to the Blue AC1 road bike