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Essentials to get you hunting—or just make being outside more enjoyable

Picked by Kicker, a golden retriever with over 40,000 Instagram followers

They're durable, smartly built, and ridiculously comfy

Walk on—no matter the weather.

We asked some of our favorite hiking guides to dish on the shoes and boots that they’ve fallen in love with over the years

Load them up, kick them through the snow—these haulers will serve you well no matter what.

Why this 35-year-old fanny pack is still a perfect piece of gear

Essentials for a basic kit to get you far, far out there

Don't let a little weather keep you inside

What we’re most excited about, plus five runner-ups

The only stuff you need to hit the trail

Seven items that the Mystery Ranch founder always has on the trail

After years of testing, I've determined that these must be the most versatile approach shoes around

Like running shorts, but tough as nails, these bottoms are made for hard hiking

Turning a puppy into an adventure companion is hard. This stuff will help.

One of the products we are most excited about this year is the new hiking boot from Tecnica, which uses a heat molding process to custom fit each pair of boots.

The well-known ski company now makes specialty trail shoes, too

We stopped six trekkers passing through Oregon to find out what they love most so far

Four products I use all the time that were built here in the USA

This winter, paddlers Mike Dawson, Aniol Serrasolses, and Ciarán Heurteau set off for a ten-day trip to add their names to the history books of Pakistan’s largest river.

Travel light with these versatile multitaskers

Why good old leather shit kickers like the Oboz Wind River II BDry still matter

You might be a disappointment, but the stuff you give your dad doesn’t have to be

Nemo’s 1.75-pound Hornet Elite 2P is shockingly livable for an ultralight shelter

Most of us really only need one internal-frame pack. Here's why it should be the Osprey Aether AG and not one of its super high-end, tech'ed out competitors.

To find out, I put both chemical and mineral formulas to the test

Beasts of burden that shoulder the load for you

Everything you and your pal need for the best summer ever

This Backpack is Made From a Recycled Billboard

The men's shoes, clothes, and equipment you need to stay comfortable on the trail

The best travel backpack ever made.

Hydroflask's 32-ounce offering might be the perfect H2O carrier

This plant is just coming into season. Be prepared.

Not all lotions are created equal. Choose wisely.

High-performance kit for the long way

Our favorite straps for outings with the pup

A buffalo leather briefcase with all the necessary details.

The tools and strategies you need to maintain proper hygiene on long camping trips

The 11 products I rely on for my awesome dog

Andrew Skurka’s updated guide is a masterclass in how to enjoy the outdoors comfortably

Military-style heat-sensing “night vision” monoculars now cost just $600. Should you buy one?

Under Armour’s recently released line of hiking boots draws inspiration from an unlikely source: basketball player Steph Curry.

High-tech hunting brand Kuiu wants to make a mountaineering boot you can wear for day hiking

Everything you need to survive for 72 hours, stuffed into a single waterproof bag

We asked five outdoor professionals to name the single piece of gear they just can't destroy

We scoured the show floor at this year's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market to find best new products for under $30

This backpack is made from recycled sailcloth.

The stuff that keeps this adventure writer dry, safe, and dangerous

A camera bag that’s as tough as the terrain you tackle

There's no need to avoid puddles in these boots.

This bright side panels give this boot a modern look, while the dark brown leather is a nod to Danner's classic heritage. A Virbram brand sole offers traction on both wet and dry surfaces while a GOR-TEX liner ensures that your foot stays dry no matter where you venture.

Foursevens’ new Mini MkII is smaller than a chapstick, yet pumps out over 1,000 lumens. And it only costs $40.

The Pack Makes it Easy to Transition From Your Desk to the Trail

Your next hiking boot might look like something Marty McFly would wear

Making a great women's button-down means throwing the standard formula out the window

Sponsor Content: Marmot

From tasty canned wine and cozy sleeping bags to outdoorsy dating apps and portable hot tubs, it's never been easier to have a good time outside

All other daypacks seem wimpy compared to this one

Hiking boots can be gorgeous, not just utilitarian

Packs to keep you adventuring, and safe, in the snow

From trailhead to summit, boots to keep your feet warm and dry.  (Under Armour) Under Armour Clackamas 200 Best For: Deep Snow If you tramp through half a foot of fresh every morning to get to your car, take note. The 10.5-inch-tall Clackamas rises above the snow, while its water-resistant rubber-and-canvas…

Equipment to enjoy the last light and warmth of 2016

The annual Fjällräven Classic is a trek tradition that the gear manufacturer has brought to Colorado for the first time

Celebrate (and support) the National Park Service's birthday with these 7 products

I figured anyone who's hiked hundreds of miles across the United States would probably have some useful advice, so I asked five Pacific Crest Trail veterans about the most essentials tools in their packs

The people have spoken, and they really, really like this camera bag

Like to fly fish? You've met your match.

Everything you need to relax after a day of romping around in the mountains

An insulated backpack that will keep your favorite beer cold on the trail

Part hammock, part tent, 100 percent awesome

Our writer Pete Brook has been on the Pacific Crest Trail since April. Here's the gear he says he can't live without.

6 easy steps to make old products work like new

Outside's Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, put the Yeti Rambler Bottle through the ultimate torture test

Kuiu relies on aerospace engineering to literally take the weight off your shoulders

How to stay warm and dry when the skies open up

Everything an adventure companion needs for out-of-town journeys

Everything you need for quick jaunts or all-day trips.