Gear Archive

Strava Wants You Back

Last month the fitness giant tightened its paywall and announced it was recommitting to core users. Here's what has to happen for that to work.

Joe Lindsey
Jul 3, 2020

How the Outdoor Industry Responded to Coronavirus

From iconic brands like Patagonia to that indispensable camping store in your hometown, the adventure economy has taken an unprecedented hit. The good news: the people who created these businesses are doers, and they're putting everything they've got into staying afloat and preparing for an uncertain future.

Christopher Solomon
Jul 1, 2020

A Brief History of Your Mom's Old Fleece

Like a cicada, the North Face Denali fleece hibernates for stretches, only to emerge one season with such force that you can't remember a time it wasn't around

Claire Hyman
Jun 29, 2020