With the X, the company refreshes its flagship device
This palm-sized satellite device enables you to send and receive messages (and call for rescue) right from your cellphone
Landing easy money to pay for adventure is a thing of the past. Now athletes must perfect the art of low-cost, high-risk expeditions to access the world’s remotest corners, and young mountaineer Ed Farrelly is leading the charge.
Guess what? The grid is expanding and we predict in the next five years, you won't be able to unplug—even in the backcountry.
GPS locator SPOT launched in 2007—and has already notched 3,000 rescues
Sharing powder shots, filming your friend's huck, and keeping in touch have never been easier with gadgets like Fujifilm's XP170 and the DeLorme InReach communicator.
A satellite-based text-messaging and tracking device
Whether you need to capture, connect, or just sit back and relax, the newest portable gadgets are ready to serve.
Cruise ships and wildlife buses? The tourist staples miss the point of Alaska: It's the last real place to find an epic, crowd-free adventure on American soil. We've scoured the state for the best wilderness lodges, river trips, lonely highways, and DIY escapes. Bear mace not included.
I will be spending time hiking in Patagonia, climbing Mt. Vinson, and cross-country skiing in Antarctica. It seems a valuable piece of gear would be a satellite phone, but I don't see any reviews on Outside Online. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Chuck Sonoma, CA
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