Our team spends thousands of hours testing and reviewing its favorite gear and outdoor brands so you can find the perfect products for your adventures.
Our columnist tested 13 T-shirts for running, sleeping, hiking, and more. These three came out on top.
The Apple Watch Ultra update makes this everyday adventure tool only slightly better, but it’s still the best sports watch for the weekend warrior
Safe, efficient, and all-night comfortable, Ignik’s new Flipside pad and Topside blanket are what you need for cold-weather camping
How can something that looks so dorky perform so well? Our writer attempts to find out.
Old Town's new ePDL+ technology doesn't just make a better kayak, it creates a better fishing boat for most anglers
The Tune M1 is an impressive entry into the truck camper category
Our tester sacrifices her teeth to find out
Study shows BOA’s dial-based fit system improves trail running performance
Equip your rig with everything from a portable table to the right tires, and enjoy the best of four-wheeled adventure
We examine the correlation between rider height and the ideal crank arm length. The results might surprise you.
Watch three teams of Bronco ambassadors put their outdoor skills to the ultimate test in the first episode of Wildly Wyoming
The Allbirds Tree Flyer 2 proves you can care about the environment and still get high performance
After covering over 1,200 miles through picturesque parts of Wyoming—competing in outdoor challenges along the way—we have a winner.
SylvanSport’s TrailLoft is a budget-friendly option for serious car campers or folks that want to start overlanding
Making your own camp stove out of a cat food or soda can used to be a rite of passage for backpackers. But with canister stoves getting lighter and cheaper—and fire bans getting more and more common—one Backpacker editor argues their time has come. (Plus: Another editor dissents.)
As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing. But with the Earth's climate in whiplash, that's up for debate. Here's the apparel you need to deal with it.
Ten non-plated running shoes that let your feet move freely, provide stable cushioning, and deliver a fast, agile ride
Safer and more versatile than a hatchet, this tool makes processing wood for fires easy
Easy shifting and fun hydration are a recipe for happiness
Trust us, you don’t want to rent that wetsuit
On paper, the Amazfit Cheetah Pro is the brand’s most complete offering, but does the AMOLED-screened, multi-band GPS watch deliver on its promises?
They taste great and make post-workout nutrition a breeze
We found a novel treatment that actually removes the itch
Watch what happened when this six-year run streaker and HOKA Global Athlete Ambassador took on an iconic ultramarathon in California's Sierra Nevada
Enhanced with a forked carbon-fiber plate, responsive midsole foam, and Vibram rubber tread, the Ultrafly is Nike’s first high-performance trail racing shoe
Three teams of Bronco ambassadors hit the road to experience all the treasures Wyoming has to offer
Some experienced surfers might scoff at them, but these user-friendly soft-tops are the best wave-riding gateway drug
These minimalist vestpacks deliver all-day comfort on fast-and-light routes
I tested 35 eco-friendly pieces over 600 miles. Here are 11 tops and bottoms that performed as well or better than non-recycled apparel.
With everything stored in an expandable truck-bed drawer, you can get straight to cooking
The tour’s brought the stoke to festivals, local shops, and trailheads all summer long—and it’s not over yet. We’ve got dozens more events this summer and fall. See where we’re headed next, and enter to win a sweet gear package worth $5,000!
IFMGA guide Jed Porter walks us through the gear in his ski-mountaineering kit for North America’s highest peak