We've been using axes for thousands of years and the basic concept hasn't changed much—but that doesn't mean a tried-and-true design can't be improved.
A good midlayer is often overlooked in favor of a sturdy waterproof shell or moisture-wicking base layer. While the latter are certainly important, it's hard to overestimate the importance of a warm yet breathable midlayer.
Leave the spatula, fork, spoon, can opener, and knife at home next time you go camping. Buck Knives’ TravelMate Kit is a do-it-all tool for wilderness chefs that fits in your pocket.
Rooftop tents aren’t new. But they are getting a high-tech revival in the U.S. as more people take up car camping.
Matthew McConaughey came out as a fanny pack champion during an interview last week. While I appreciate a super-hip, talented actor sticking up for those of us who have worn fanny packs (granted, I prefer to call them waist or hip packs) for years, I've never felt the need to defend myself for looking like a nerd.
To answer this question, I turned to Outside’s executive editor, Mike Roberts, who spends his weekends exploring Marin County with his wife and two young boys.
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,...
Ever wish that after a long day of hiking you could soak your bones in a hot tub? We sure have.
The number-one most essential product to pack on every adventure? A water bottle. But not all of them are created equal.
Earlier this year, I stumbled on the YardStash, an outdoor storage unit guaranteed to keep your stuff dry and big enough to hold two bikes. And it only cost $130!?
A top-tier down sleeping bag that handles rain for only $230?!? We’ll take it!
Sarah McCloskey just finished a 7,000-mile road trip in a 1987 Vanagon Syncro. During her eight months on the road, she learned the art of pitching the perfect campsite.
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.
This basic backcountry survival skill is difficult to master—but could save your life if you get it right.
There’s good reason for the shocking $700 price tag: comfortable in temps from 55 degrees down to 5 degrees and able to fend of moisture, it’s the only bag you’ll need year-round.