The Gear You Need to Start Backpacking

Hiking and backpacking are some of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors. Our beginner's guide shows you what type of gear you'll need for everything from a short day hike to a...

Car-Camping Basics

These days, a weekend of camping doesn't have to mean a weekend of roughing it. Watch our guide to car-camping basics and you'll be ready for

Choosing Your First Kayak

With so many choices available, choosing your first kayak can be overwhelming. Thankfully, Outside's Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, did all the work for you. 

Choosing Your First Bike

Choosing your first bike can seem like a daunting task. Thankfully, we've done all the hard work for you. Watch

How to Bike in the Cold

Minneapolis might not be known for it's great weather, but it is known for being incredibly bike friendly. Watch as the folks at Gear Junkie...

The Ultimate Pre-Race Meal

The ideal pre-race meal is high in carbohydrate, relatively low in other nutrients, and easy on the stomach.