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Field Tested: 5 High-Tech Headlamps

Yes, a simple headlamp will give you enough light to wash your dishes at camp or make a midnight bathroom run. But when that evening climb turns into a 20-mile epic, you'll want a high-lumen light in your pack.

Gear That's Made from Plants (It Works!)

Don’t trash your playground with gear that destroys the environment. Companies are making cutting-edge products that take advantage of natural materials to reduce waste and carbon emissions. Result:...

Mercedes Makes a Wicked Camper

It's official: campers are no longer the sole domain of ski bums and river rats. Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with decorated mobile home crafter Westfalia to convert its Viano van into the Marco Polo...

Patagonia Wants to Save the Planet

For more than four decades, Patagonia has worked hard to set the bar high when it comes to sustainable outdoor clothing. With the launch of Truth to Materials—a seven-piece collection made from...

The Standout Skis of 2015

Buying new skis this year? Lucky you. We tested the latest designs, and these came out on top—so shop wisely.

Sticks That Make Powder Skiing a Work of Art

The first company to create twin tips, Line was conceived in the mid-nineties to disrupt long-standing assumptions about how skis should look and perform. Today that anti-establishment philosophy...

Make Your GoPro Last Forever

While most of us won't be paddling into Mavericks with a GoPro on the nose of our board, there are ways to maximize the camera's life while using it to capture less-extreme footage.

The Gear You Never Knew You Needed

There's definitely gear on the market that warrants a laugh, but sometimes even the silliest-seeming products prove to be essential in the field.

This Is the Greatest Bike Pump Ever. Seriously.

From the front, this thing looks like a standard pump, with a sturdy metal base, a thin, polished aluminum shaft, and a plastic handle—pretty standard stuff. But on the backside of the primary shaft...

Lamborghini: Make This Car!

Time to trade in the Prius. Lamborghini just rolled out its first gasoline-electric concept car—and it’s stunning.