Aleta Burchyski

How to Survive a Black Bear Attack

We asked an expert to watch the new horror film 'Backcountry' and break down the myths and realities of encountering one of the forest's most dangerous animals.

How to Beat Ski Boot Funk

Nothing ruins a good pair of ski boots like the smell of old ski boots. Keep them powder fresh with these four stink-busting essentials.

Four Weeks to a Better Beard

We tapped practicing dermatologist Jeffrey Benabio and Beardbrand founder Eric Bandholz for their pro tips and tools to get you on track to your best beard yet.

No-Sweat Gym Grooming Essentials

There are a million reasons to skip the shower after a gym workout, but for your sake and everyone else's, please do. These quick-drying, multitasking essentials will keep your locker-room grooming...

Your Antiperspirant Is Making You Reek

Initial findings by a team at Belgium’s Ghent University show that compared with wearing deodorant and even going au naturel, antiperspirant actually spawns larger populations of Actinobacteria,...

Swimming Hole Essentials

There’s nothing like late summer’s hot days and cool nights for parking it at rivers, lakes, streams, and hotsprings.

Secret Skin-Care Tips from Rock Climbing Pros

Bone-dry palms that give way to stiff calluses. Ultra-short nails and shredded cuticles. Bandages locked down with superglue. A professional climber’s grip can’t just be strong, it has to be tough....

8 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts

These gifts will help her relax, recharge, and get ready for whatever’s next, whether it’s your bucket-list trek—or hers.

Grooming Essentials for Backpacking and Camping

Let’s face it: the great outdoors is a grimy, buggy, skin-scorching, sweat-inducing place, and a small quiver of personal-care items can make the difference between enjoying the sunset and sticking...