Hike & Camp

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.

Chill Out in One of the Summer's 5 Best Hammocks

Buying new gear involves commitment, both financially and emotionally. Kind of like dating. Our idea of the perfect date? Hanging in the trees with a cold brew and fleeting cell service. But that's...

The Tent of the Future

The perfect tent is durable, lightweight, and easy to set up. The Cave from German company Heimplanet delivers on all three accounts.

4 Campers for Rediscovering the Open Road

Even our towable trailers are getting smart. With innovative aerodynamic designs, rugged suspension systems, and wide-open skylights, these four high-tech trailers are ready for the open road.

Ditch the Vanagon

Forget that old, moldy VW parked out back. It’s time to upgrade to one of Dub Box’s pimped out campers.

The Fire Pit Gets Sophisticated

Sure, you can always scrounge up a few rocks from your backyard to build a fire pit. But if you’re looking for a less primitive option, you might want to check out the stylish Smokestack Fire Pit by...

Turn Your Bike into a Backcountry Shelter

You don’t need a tent to go camping. And when you’re riding across the country on a bike, you definitely don’t want to lug around a stuff sack full of tent poles.

Turn a Cottage Inside Out

Massive windows, sheltered decks, and rooftop seating are all features you might expect in a house that celebrates nature. But sliding glass walls and slatted wood screens aren’t exactly standard.

Car Camping 101: The Kit

We often write about the newest—and priciest—outdoor gear. But when it comes to car camping, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to build a solid setup.