Axie Navas

Axie Navas

Author's Bio

Axie Navas is the senior gear editor at Outside.

Columbia OutDry Extreme Diamond Shell

For years, outdoor companies made shells the same way: they’d sandwich a waterproof membrane between a tough, durable exterior fabric and a softer next-to-skin layer.

Lexus Hoverboard

Last year, Tony Hawk debuted a real hoverboard. Or rather, he was part of an elaborate hoax to make us all believe the board was real. Now, Lexus has its own model.

Kienle, Carfrae Take Kona

Germany’s Sebastian Kienle won his first Ironman World Championship Saturday with a time of 8 hours, 14 minutes, and 18 seconds. 

Felt Outfitter E-Fat Bike

The day of the camo e-fat bike has dawned with the released of Felt’s Outfitter earlier this week at Interbike.

YardStash III Storage Tent

Earlier this year, I stumbled on the YardStash, an outdoor storage unit guaranteed to keep your stuff dry and big enough to hold two bikes. And it only cost $130!?


Wouldn’t it be nice to communicate directly with the other members of your party without having to rely on shaky cell service or WiFi?

The Coolest Cooler

Sun lovers, take note: This is the cooler you need for any and all beach trips this summer.

GoPro Files for $100 Million IPO

GoPro, maker of the now ubiquitous action cameras, has announced that it seeks to raise $100 million in its initial public offering, according to documents released to the Securities and Exchange...

The $300,000 Igloo

Anyone who’s driven up Parks Highway to Denali National Park and Preserve has seen it—a massive urethane igloo hunched over on the side of the road.