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Snow Season's Best Supersized Rides

It seems people can't get enough of fat bikes these days. From a human-powered snowmobile to a 29+ model, these are the best rides to get you out on the trail this winter.

Travel Coffee Tools for On-the-Go Caffeination

For many travelers, on-the-go coffee tools are just as important as comfortable shoes and a passport. But you can’t lug a Keurig around in your duffle. That’s when you need these 11 portable items...

What's the Best Running Kit?

When you run long miles in tough terrain you don't want to have to worry about your shorts chafing or your technical T riding up. That's why it's so important to find apparel that works and stick...

What Is the Best Fill for a Sleeping Bag?

This is one of the most contentious subjects in the outdoor gear world. In general, a down bag packs smaller, weighs less, and is warmer than a synthetic one. But down is worthless if it gets wet, and it's increasingly expensive.

Filming the Frying Pan

Humans have never before seen sharks in their natural environment—until now. Enter Explore.org, a philanthropic marine science project streaming valuable images from beneath a protected navigation...

Kilian Jornet's Ultra-Fast Boots

Salomon’s limited S-Lab X Alp Carbon GTX mountaineering boot is designed for the one ­percent—those rare ultra-athletes, like Kilian Jornet, who are shattering records on traditional mountaineering...

All I Want for Christmas Is a $480 Seatpost

I started ruminating on a few big-ticket items that make my heart race. If money were no object—or if there were, indeed, a big, generous, do-gooder up in the sky in a red-and-white leisure suit...

The Last U.S. Heavy Icebreaker Ships Out

To access the poles, the U.S. Coast Guard doesn’t mess around with high-capacity sleighs or elite reindeer teams—it uses specially designed icebreaker ships to pulverize a path through near-frozen...

What Gear Should I Take Trail Running?

Trail running is one of the fastest, simplest ways to explore the backcountry on your own two feet. But like any wilderness mission, it requires savvy prep and the right gear.

12 Cycling Stocking Stuffers Under $50

You can't fit a bike into a stocking—or a helmet, cleats, and pretty much all of the glamorous but wallet-draining gifts cyclists dream of (more on those in another article). But the little things...