Tools & Tech

Sponsor Content: Jackery
A global leader in energy innovation, Jackery is building a more sustainable future with affordable solar power that goes anywhere

Garmin's new small satellite communication tool is simpler, but it's their new app that makes the real difference

Sponsor Content: Salomon

Almost every part of Salomon’s high-performance S/Pro Alpha series is completely customizable

From binoculars to artisan robes, we put together the ultimate 62 gift ideas so you can spend less time browsing and more time getting outside with your loved ones this season

Help your loved ones brave the cold with these adventure-ready picks

Long travel days are no match for these stylish, convenient accessories

Make your loved ones’ lives easier with these cutting-edge products

The Ultra’s battery life doesn’t measure up to that of other top-end adventure watches, but it still has plenty to offer

We found the most effective tools for getting great workouts in the comfort of your living room, basement or garage

These snow-ready indulgences will revive you after a long day on the mountain

Seven testers took 45 pairs of sunglasses out into the world. These are the ones that came out on top.

Wintry parking lots and cumbersome ski gear have finally met their match

We put a pair of $200-plus haulers up against a ubiquitous $14 box so you don’t have to

Take advantage of the best time of year for exploring by bringing a tool that won’t add any weight to your pack: meet Gaia GPS, a powerful navigation mobile app and website that empowers you to create your own adventures and stay on the trail. Master the app with Outside Learn’s new course.

Thanks to advances in everything from noise cancellation to battery life, they’re my go-to for long runs, long meetings, and long flights

I wore the new Apple Watch Ultra for a week of workouts and a mini-triathlon to see if it was a novelty act for serious endurance and outdoor athletes or a legit contender in the long race

New webbing straps made by a company called Austere offer a tight-cinching alternative when you need to tie things down

Smart upgrades remove most of the frustrations with previous generations of the ubiquitous action camera

Thanks to a new emergency SOS feature and significantly improved camera, Apple’s latest version of the iPhone is a great piece of gear for those of us who spend a lot of time outside

The next time you find yourself camping by a wild body of water, catch your own dinner with this packable fly fishing kit

It carries well, quickly flips open, and gets the job done

The Ultra gets a titanium case, sapphire face, significantly better battery life, and better GPS and off-grid route-tracking features, making it a much more robust backcountry tool

Simple application, nongreasy formula, and a light scent are a winning combination

Less time digging through bags means more time nailing the perfect shot

How a satellite communicator helps me tamp down panic in the wilderness

With these key first aid items, you’ll be significantly safer when heading into the backcountry

In the era of megafires and fire bans, we need a new way to hang out at base camp. Howl Campfires are genuinely warm, easy to transport, and safe to use.

Make your next trip better with these items

Essential gear for any type of summer travel and adventure

You’ll want to know about these earbuds

Here are the nine pieces from the 2022 Summer Gear Guide that our gear editors are obsessing over

The Revolution Go is an ideal machine for toting your favorite records to picnics, park days, or anywhere else under the sun

After months of testing, it’s proven to be everything I need for adventuring. And then some.

Sponsor Content: LifeStraw

Kick off hiking season with the most revolutionary water filters yet

We reviewed 341 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.

These bags’ innovative features make them standouts for adventure travel

This travel speaker impresses with studio-quality sound

Keep your pup safe and stylish on the trail with these seven accessories

Embrace the heat and take your practice deeper

A lightning-fast water filter makes staying hydrated on the trail easier than ever

There’s a great new wearable for every kind of athletic goal

These accessories might not make or break your trip, but you’ll sure be glad you packed them

The best gear for capturing your adventures

This portable, packable device will repel mosquitoes no matter where you take it

This compact solar panel will juice up your next long-distance trek

Sponsor Content: Iridium

Off-the-grid is great, but some endeavors call for staying connected

Replacing your lawn with synthetic grass reduces maintenance, eliminates mud, and can make cleaning up after your dogs a breeze

Spring comes in like a lion. This gear will help.

Don’t assume a noise deterrent will save you from a run-in with a wild animal. Do your homework before you head out into the wilderness.

Tim Leatherman’s invention was a runaway success. But until now, it’s never been the tool he intended.

This home gym uses cutting edge technology to take weight lifting into the 21st century

A disruptive startup is poised to rewrite the definition of performance apparel

Maps made by Native Land Digital—which are now available on Gaia GPS—show Indigenous territories, languages, and treaties across every continent

The company’s newest flagship timepiece promises astounding battery life as well as efficient solar charging, and it comes with a flashlight

Make sure to order monthly and quarterly boxes with expedited shipping by December 20 to receive your gear by Christmas…

More than just stocking stuffers, these nine outdoor gifts may make the day

Benchmade’s custom configurator makes ordering a custom blade faster than ever before

Looking for some thoughtful gift ideas for the adventurer in your life? Save up to 40 percent on gear and apparel at Huckberry’s Black Friday sale, now through November 27.

What you need to know to deliver the goods

Millinocket, Maine, had been struggling for years following the closure of the local paper mill. Then an enterprising librarian acted on a big idea.

For those folks always seeking the competitive edge

The entertainer in your life will love these no-fail products

For those that like their holidays with a serving of lactic acid

40-plus testers spent four months testing the latest, greatest winter gear on ski hills, backcountry routes, and trails, and in our own home gyms and backyards

The apparel and accessories we loved for exercising at home

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