Versatile bags to withstand your wildest journeys

Look and feel good, en route and on the ground

Gear to make landing lunkers easy, no shooting required

Helinox nails the backpacking camp seat with its Chair Zero, which is light (one pound) and compact enough (collapsing to the size of a Nalgene bottle) to justify taking on multi-day trips but comfortable enough to use while car camping. The shock-cord aluminum poles require minimal setup, and the chair…

The Extreme Off-Road Deluxe Camper from Hiker Trailer packs a ton of features into a surprisingly wallet-friendly package

A sentimental look at the best piece of gear for hauling your child

In an era dominated by online shopping, dubious influencer endorsements, and trendy, direct-to-consumer gear, it’s harder than ever to know who to trust. Jenny Gyllander, the mind behind the product-review Instagram account @thingtesting, is here to cut through the noise.

Get these products for a future trip and their companies will give back to those most affected by the COVID-19 outbreak

Once it's safe to get back out there, you and your pups will be long overdue for an adventure. Here's what you need to keep them comfortable—and you sane—on your next road trip.

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but not if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable headphone options stack up.

Sure, the latest Bose or Sony are great, but you can find good sound quality if you're on a budget. Here's how three top-rated affordable options stack up.

The company is bringing its camping game to pop-tops—and we can't wait

Whiskey Peaks makes a series of glasses with iconic mountain-scapes hand-blown into the bottom of the vessels, but there’s something mesmerizing about this version: the liquid glides over a topographic impression of the greatest ditch in the country.

If all you want is a solid foam roller that will help calm your lower back and legs after a tough workout, look no further than the Grid. It’s nothing fancy—just a hollow core wrapped in ridged EVA foam to release those tight muscles.

Classic Blue gear has been in our closets for years

20 pieces we'll be using on the mountain this winter

These simple additions will make any Subaru more capable and adventure ready

Slim is Flowfold’s calling card. Made from X-Pac—the same lightweight, waterproof material used in racing sails—the Outlier has a minimalist design with only four card pockets. The wallet itself is thin enough to be front-pocket friendly and weighs less than an ounce.

You can get your crossover to go off-road without completely destroying what made you choose it in the first place

Say goodbye to your fitness tracker. Now your workout gear can deliver your stats.

Our Gear Guy tested the top small coolers to help find what's right for you

Gearing up for a trip to Italy, Outside assistant editor Kaelyn Lynch gathered some popular travel accessories to put to the test

Fall is actually the best time to ride to work

We tested three models at different prices and found a clear favorite

Rated for arctic conditions, here’s how it holds up in frigid work environs

Technical pieces that breathe new life into old materials

Don’t let chilly weather keep you on the couch

Don’t let chilly weather keep you on the couch

Look like a million bucks. And feel like it, too.

Keep cozy when you’re off the slopes

State-of-the-art protection, minus that clamped-down feeling

Soothing helpers for all your winter ailments

Everything you need to host a hungry crew at the end of the day

Bring home the bacon. Or venison or turkey.

Prepare for the worst and never be caught off guard

Whatever your adventure, here’s the gear to get you on your way

Mission-critical kit for cars, trucks, and the garage

Keep footing firm on dicey surfaces

The Blumenthal Force Grill will convert even the most diehard charcoal purists

Take care of your blade, and your blade will take care of you

Getting the most out of your beloved Apple gadget doesn't have to be costly. Upgrade your devices with these affordable tools.

A professional videographer shares his years of knowledge on how to make sure your devices arrive in one piece

This simple toiletry kit has enough space for the essentials, but won’t take up too much room in your bag. The water-resistant lining makes it easy to clean and keeps any potential spills contained. Plus, the triangular design means it will sit upright on any surface—like your bathroom countertop—and…

For those who like to sit on the ground but want extra back support, look no further. The Trail Chair’s foldable design makes it packable for car camping, backpacking, and concerts. It’s also a great choice for stargazing because you can lean back and scan the skies without straining…

The LQ139 has everything I need and nothing I don't

The key to becoming an Instagram standout? Graduating from your iPhone to a portable, professional setup.

NASA picked the Omega Speedmaster for the Apollo missions. It can surely handle your weekend adventures.

The last thing you want is to go for a drink and end up sipping dirty water

This is a waxed canvas dry case that keeps your phone safe during rainy bike rides to campus. It also has slots for credit cards, a pocket for cash, and a sleeve for a passport or small notebook.

The Rambler’s polarized lenses reduce glare, while the nylon frames are flexible enough to withstand the wear and tear of a hectic, on-the-go college schedule. And these sunnies are stylish enough to fit in most settings.

Keep one of these tiny notebooks in your back pocket just in case inspiration strikes—or you get someone’s digits. The waxy-coated paper and cover sheds water, and can handle constant abuse from the elements.

Make this small, stainless steel and aluminum gadget part of your everyday carry, and you’ll be able to open a cold one whenever you need a break from studying.

This set has everything you need to kiss single-use plastic sippers goodbye: two stainless steel straws, a cleaner, and a detachable rubber mouthpiece.

Sure, this aluminum spork was designed for camping, but clip it to your pack and you can skip the single-use plastic in the dining hall. The earth will thank you.

You don’t have to take up pocket space to carry a pen. The Trekker has a lanyard that you can clip to a backpack or keychain, and it’s small enough (just 5.75 inches) so you won’t notice it until you need it. Rite in the Rain’s ink cartridge is designed…

OK, dropping a Benjamin on a pen isn’t an easy thing to do, but the Ti Arto is made from titanium, so it’s super light and practically bulletproof. It also accepts over 750 different ink cartridges, so refilling is easy. But the coolest aspect of this pen is that its…

5.11 is known for providing a tactical approach to everything from jeans to backpacks, but their new EDC pen is more about style, with an anodized aluminum body in a flashy orange finish. Although the function is there too, with a pressurized ink cartridge (so it will write upside down)…

All pens can write down your grocery list, but the Impromptu Tactical can also bust open a window. The pen was developed in collaboration with law enforcement pros, with a machined steel body and a built-in glass-breaker tip in case things go south. It also uses Rite in the Rain…

Fountain pens are divisive: you either love them or you hate them. The Lamy gives you a chance to dabble in fountain pen territory thanks to its budget-friendly price, and its stylish plastic body makes you want to whip it out. It has a slick, recessed grip that feels great…

The Fisher Space Pen has been the industry standard for decades—what all other EDC pens are judged by. This version is made specifically for the military, with a tough stainless steel socket, but has all of the hallmarks that make the Space Pen so trustworthy: a replaceable pressurized ink cartridge…

Double up on comfort by spreading this moisture-wicking, quick-drying towel over your mat. Not only is its polyester fabric cushy, but it also provides more grip so bare feet won’t slip out from under you.

Smart features make this a reliable line for the crag and the gym

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