Hike & Camp

All Your Storage Needs Answered

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!?

How to Pitch the Ultimate Campsite

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 Amazing Shapeshifting Pack

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.

The $700 Cadillac of Down Sleeping Bags

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.

A Disco Hammock with a Retro Vibe

The best way to spice up your next camping trip? Bust out the Disco Hammock from Betabrand. (The company also carries disco-ball shorts, pants, a hoodie, and a tuxedo jacket if you want to go all...

Life Hack Your Camping Trip

Here are seven low-tech DIY camping gear hacks that take advantage of equipment you likely already have in your garage. After all, you shouldn’t have to break the bank to get outside.

How to Build Your Own Cabin

Call it a cabin-porn addiction, but it seems like a lot of us have the same dream: a cabin of our own. Sounds pretty nice and, on the dream-scale, pretty attainable.

The Easiest Way to Juice Up Outdoors

Remember thermoelectric energy from high school physics? Neither do we, but you don’t have to be a science geek to appreciate the utility of a device that turns heat into electricity.

Wilderness First Aid 101

The right first-aid kit can save your life in the backcountry, so it’s worth investing the time and the money to get it right.