Tools & Tech
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?
We reviewed 386 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.
We tested 32 new products to find the best audio quality for every listener and budget
For outdoor excursions big and small, here’s everything you need to be more than ready
With ZOLEO, you can be off-grid without being out of touch
Long a staple of quality fixed-blade knives, the grippiest handle material is now adding traction to folding knives, too
The latest technology from Iridium keeps execs and entrepreneurs online in the most remote parts of the world
COROS just launched the APEX 2 Pro Kilian Jornet Edition, and it comes with the chance to join a 12-week virtual training program with the GOAT himself
Nature documentary meets virtual reality with Into the Now, a new series by award-winning photojournalist Michael Muller
A primer on how to shop for secondhand gear
Snowtrekker’s new release is the perfect portable, wood-burning dry or wet sauna. Fire it up to unwind after a long winter run or cozy up before bed.
Reliable weather apps are crucial for summer adventure-planning, so we spent a month testing dozens to find the best ones
Reusable canisters power our backyard grill, so why not our car-camping stove?
Garmin's new small satellite communication tool is simpler, but it's their new app that makes the real difference
A comprehensive guide
Products to help end any cold weather fitness lump
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 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
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
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
There’s more to these tools than their blades
Hint: this is a trick question
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
The CamelBak eddy+ Kids has proven itself time and again
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.
Kick off hiking season with the most revolutionary water filters yet
We reviewed 341 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.
A lightning-fast water filter makes staying hydrated on the trail easier than ever