Outside Online's Whitney Dreier had lost all hope for hydration packs, but then a friend and running expert introduced her to Nathan's race-targeted hydration systems. Enter the Nathan Zeal,...
The Eddie Bauer First Ascent Sorcerer goes from hauler to super-long hauler and can also be stripped down to a day-mission sack. Call it magic.
I’m new to backpacking. How should I pack my backpack for a weekend in the wilderness?
By employing Cuben fiber, a bantam-weight fabric that's waterproof and nearly impossible to rip, Maine-based Hyperlite achieves an impressive weight-to-carry-capacity ratio.
This year's top haulers got the Six Million Dollar Man treatment—they're better, stronger, and faster than ever before .
Designed for trail runners and endurance racers, the mid-size Rev 12 is almost perfect.
With ice-ax retention you can release with the pack on, gear loops for ’biners and belay devices, and an integrated crampon pocket, the Matrix is purpose-built for ski mountaineering. But you don’t...
The best winter backpacks of 2014. Topping the list are packs from Quiksilver, Scott, Dakine, Gregory, Jones, and Arc'teryx.
Finding the right pack for your body
The best way to keep your water supply squeaky clean
Zipperless outdoor gear like the PK 50 is (almost) a trend this year at the show this year
You set your pack down to get a bite to eat and rest your feet. When you pick it up again, you realize the sharp granite has torn a hole in a worn section of fabric. How do you mend the tear?
Furnishing your child with a backpack of their own not only provides an easily accessible space for any nature trinkets your kiddo picks up along the way, but also teaches the concepts of packing and...
Stands out in on-the-fly convenience, spaciousness, and durability.
Perhaps a touch overpriced, but the most civilized hybrid we've tested.