The Gear Shed

The 21st-Century Fire Lookout Tower Is a Camera

I’ve just climbed 1,800 feet to the top of California’s Sierra Buttes, an iconic and rocky pinnacle in the heart of Tahoe National Forest. At the top of the hike, a rusty fire...

Happier Camper HC1

With its modular set-up, retro design, optional Bose sound system, 100-watt solar panels, and enough room to sleep five, the Happier...

Land Rover Defender No. 2,000,000

The Land Rover Defender is one of the most iconic adventure vehicles ever built, so when the two-millionth edition of this 4x4 rolled off the assembly line recently, it

This Is What it Took to Shoot unReal

There’s an old cliché in action sports about pushing boundaries and going beyond. The word "progression" gets thrown around a lot as everyone tries to outdo each other. In the...

Tidal Vision Salmon Leather Wallets

Looking for a unique wallet that makes a bold statement in favor of sustainable aquatic agriculture? Salmon skins are typically discarded after the fish are harvested, but...

Trinity One Pour-Over Coffee System

Caffeine junkies each have their own preferred method of coffee creation: pour-over, air pressure, or cold brew. One recently-completed Kickstarter offers all three in a single, highly...

The Dirty Secret Hiding in Our Outerwear

When’s the last time you read about sweatshops in the news? Back in the late ’90s, when U.S. brands Gap and Nike were facing major public relations battles over child labor? Or...

Cocoon Tree Treehouse

Missing your childhood treehouse?Made of aluminum and covered in strong, weather-resistant canvas, the Cocoon Tree ...

Your iPad Travels Better Than Your iPhone

International travel can cost a small fortune in mobile fees. And forget about trying to keep your smartphone data plan while adventuring abroad.Turns out, you’re better off...

Your Car Wants a Cold One

Beer has been powering your bad decisions since your 21st birthday, but now it could power your car, too. DB Exports, a brewery in New Zealand owned by the Heineken Company, has started...

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