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The last wallet you'll ever need to buy

The simplest, most elegant wallet we've ever seen

Essentials to outfit the ultimate adventuremobile

This company takes your GPS route and turns it into a three-dimensional sculpture

So you want to start mountain biking? Bravo! Whether you’re a roadie looking to play in the dirt or just upgrading a daily commuter, the decision to ride on trails could be the best one you’ve ever made.

A handmade wrap for your favorite drink

Now that legalization is taking hold, there’s a huge array of cannabis products hitting the market. Here are our six favorites.

This iconic drink deserves the right drinking vessel

Key pieces of packing help for life on the road or trail

These seven essentials will prepare you for most driving mishaps

Sometimes your canine friends need a little extra protection

Soft, broken-in fabrics are ideal for casual weekends in cool weather

Now you can take care of that kink anywhere, any time

Riding in the snow should be fun, not uncomfortable

The best clothes for our favorite time of year

Military-strong material with smart features for any civilian

One engineer’s quest to build the world’s safest taillight for cyclists

Backcountry luxury without the sticker shock

Control your sustainable energy on the go with a smartphone app

Utilize your flashlight's wasted space.

Art from the forge isn’t dead.

Three new, surprising offerings from a heritage knife maker.

A portable sound system built for the demands of the outdoors

A cooler that does double duty as an air conditioner.

Say goodbye to your grandpa’s hiking stick

Making sure you’re always safe and found

We tested five of the best. Here's how they stacked up.

Essentials that will get you to your destination feeling fresh, healthy, and ready to compete.

We put five stainless-steel water bottles through the ultimate test, including punting them off a 50-foot cliff and shooting at them with a rifle. Here's how they stacked up.

The only tool you need to make dinner in the backcountry

It's a long weekend, perfect for that family wilderness getaway you've been dreaming about.

We've got the Vanagon packed, but where and how should we unload it for a picture-perfect base camp?

Tech to ensure you thrive on the sand and in the water this summer.

For the sake of your spine and your sanity, heed these rules

The roomiest, sturdiest, and most stylish hanging nests of the year

Track down some made-here-at-home gear to celebrate the USA in style.

Yes, it's possible to abandon the stakes, poles, and fly. Tuck into these alternatives next time you need some shut-eye outdoors.

From camping expeditions to solo summit attempts, these six items could save your life in the backcountry. At the very least, they’ll make you sleep better at night.

Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy. AllTrails | (AllTrails, Inc.) A catalog of hiking…

There's a group of people who believe that in a world of extreme natural disasters, being ready for any catastrophe is more than just a precaution. It’s practical. 

Your days of sleeping on the ground are over.

Woolrich’s Civil War blanket was a favorite in the mid-1800s and is still beloved today.

I'm in search of the Holy Grail of water bottles. Something that keeps my coffee hot and my G&T cold. It should also be able to take a serious beating.

I'm in search of the Holy Grail of water bottles. Something that keeps my coffee hot and my G&T cold. It should also be able to take a serious beating.

The outdoors can be deadly if you're unprepared. But these gear items will help you make it home alive—even if everything else goes wrong.

I want to build an igloo. What kind of tools do I need?

When it comes to holiday giving, you should never have to choose. This year, our editors have pulled together 68 perfect ideas—priced from $4 to $50,000—guaranteed to make anyone on your list feel like a million bucks.

The Klean Kanteen Classic is a water bottle that's solid, simple, and easy to drink from—and that's what counts

Outside reviews the the best gear of Outdoor Retailer, including the Nemo Spoon Series Sleeping Bag.

I'm gearing up for an upcoming trip to the Himalayas, but my family isn’t so psyched for me to go. Should I invest in a satellite phone?

Meet the preppers, a rattled, robust survivalist movement whose members just hate being called survivalists. Emily Matchar investigates the 21st century's wildest new apocalyptic scene.

The ShedRain WindJammer is the best umbrella for your money

Outside reviews the best adventure gear for man’s best friend.

Your sleeping bag is only as good as the pad underneath it. We recommend either of these two: the Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core, which employs both horizontal and vertical baffles, resulting in a comfier pad you're less likely to slide off in the middle of the night, or the lighter and warmer Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite.

Who says you can't eat, drink, and sleep in your car as well as you do at home? These products, from the three-gallon Nemo Helio portable shower to the low-profile, synthetically-insulated Montbell U.L. Therma-wrap to the 16-pound, 55-inch long REI Camp Table XL, are all about upping the comfort factor.

The fiberglass mashup is stable, fast, and light, and thanks to the unique seating system, you can pilot it kayak style (double bladed) or with a canoe paddle.

The best gear for fly-fishing fanatics, from quick-drying water shoes to a handmade paddle.

Design and Technology Special: The world's most streamlined and innovative new gear, gadgets, tools and toys, including Stanley's Nineteen13 Lunchcase.

Design and Technology Special: The world's most streamlined and innovative new gear, gadgets, tools and toys, including the Presso espresso maker.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Surefire G2X Tactical flashlight.

I having trouble finding a skillet that is lightweight yet will not burn. I using a Primus canister stove and able to adjust the heat low enough. I use my equipment for bike touring, backpacking, and canoeing, so I looking for something that is both small and light. Brad Rantoul, Illinois

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Coleman Portable Propane Coffeemaker.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Byer of Maine Trilite Wash Station.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Eureka! Catskill Table.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Coghlan's Heavy Duty Camp Grill.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Montbell Burner Sheet.

Is there such a thing as a bike-compatible leash? — Patricia Schneiderjohn St. Louis, Missouri

I need to purchase an avalanche beacon for my son who is skiing in Montana. The decision has come down to either the Ortovox Patroller (which I can buy off the NSP website at a pretty good price) I can source a Pieps DSP for a very good price (I have really good connections through my work). The cost difference will end up being about $80.00. Model to model, is the Pieps that much better than the Ortovox model?CliffNew Boston, NH

Keep these cards close to the vest.

The ribs really do make it easier to hold on to. But our favorite thing about this old-school-looking aluminum bottle is its proprietary liner that fights off gunk build-up and other unwanted nasties. 5.6 oz; mysigg.com…

Water Wise Getting cold? Tired? It’s started to rain? The answer is the same: hot drinks. This 20-ounce bottle will keep your favorite beverage steamy for up to six hours (or cold for up to 24). Get the combo pack ($4 more) and you’ll also get a “café cap” that…

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