Frederick Reimers

Sierra Designs Pyro Maniac 15/30

If your budget doesn’t allow for both summer-weight and three-season bags, this is a great way to split the difference.

L.L. Bean Katahdin

One tester noted, “You don’t have to spend a million bucks for a good night’s sleep.”

The 2012 Adventure Bucket List

Float the Grand Canyon in a Dory. Bike across America. Tie your own fly. And 47 more essential items for the ultimate adventurer.

Night-Ski Hokkaido

Eight out of every 10 days, snow falls on the volcanic peaks of Japan’s northern island.

Read Right

Might we suggest Cormac McCarthy’s The Crossing?

Climb Mount Rainier

Want to tackle Mount McKinley? First, take on 14,411-foot Rainier.

Complete an Ironman

Need a reason? You’ll have to eat like you did as a skinny teenager just to survive the training.