Axie Navas

Axie Navas

Author's Bio

Axie Navas is the senior gear editor at Outside.

Eddie Bauer Custom MicroTherm StormDown Jacket

Four years ago, we called the Eddie Bauer First Ascent MicroTherm one of the best jackets of the year, with its big, stretchy underarm panels and 800-fill down. It got even better Monday when the...

Grinduro: A Whole New Kind of Bike Race

Last Saturday, I lined up with Outside online editor Scott Rosenfield and 369 other riders for Giro’s inaugural, a 60-mile race-ride hybrid in the mountains above the tiny logging town of Quincy,...

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?