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Nike Fires Majority of FuelBand Team

Nike will fire most of the engineers who worked on the FuelBand tracker. The company will keep developing software, but it’s cancelled other hardware projects.

First Look: Yeti SB75

Yeti is releasing two 27.5ers this season—the enduro-oriented 575 and the SB75. With five inches of travel, 650B wheels, and a sturdy alloy frame, the SB75 is a trail bike through and through.

Chalk It Up to Science

The chemistry-led quest to create the world’s best super chalk blends for climbers and weight lifters

super.natural Sport Zip Hoodie 220

The Sport Zip Hoodie is nice enough to wear to an upscale restaurant, yet functional enough for a cool spring hike.

Encuentro Guadalupe Antiresort Cabins

Just an hour and a half south of San Diego, twenty single-story cabins dot the rugged hillside in the wine region of Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico.

How Do I Break in My Hiking Boots?

First, you should start by thinking about this question in a different way. It’s not about breaking in the boot to fit your foot, but breaking in your foot to fit the boot.

Point65 Martini GTX Tandem Kayak

Point65 has figured out the best way to save money when it comes to paddling—a kayak that functions both as a single-person and as a two-person boat.

Super Charged

A new era of super-fast charging batteries is on the horizon, and that could mean more gadgets in the backcountry.

The Best Gear for Active Families

From quality Oakley sunglasses to pint-size Chaco sandals, this high-performance gear is designed for kids who like to play big. 

First Look: Ergon CF3 Pro Carbon

In recent years, bicycle manufacturers have sunk lots of money into the endurance road category. These are bikes that, while still fast and light, are more compliant and comfortable than the average...

The Bird's Nest

Attention bird lovers and tree house aficionados. This shelter lets you truly disappear into the forest.

Grooming Essentials for Backpacking and Camping

Let’s face it: the great outdoors is a grimy, buggy, skin-scorching, sweat-inducing place, and a small quiver of personal-care items can make the difference between enjoying the sunset and sticking...

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