A product of obsessive attention to detail, these new water jugs and faucet reinvent water storage for the outdoors
How to turn unexpected problems into easy solutions the next time you go off-grid
You don’t need a reservation to pitch a tent at these free and dispersed camping areas on public land, from empty beaches to lush forests to hot springs. Go, enjoy, and pledge to leave the place in better shape than you found it.
Ashley Rodriguez, host of the ‘Kitchen Unnecessary’ YouTube show, shares her favorite tricks for creating delicious meals outside
Now’s the time to stock up on everything you need for wilderness and backyard cooking
From a creamy pasta main to a chard-corn side, we’ve rounded up some of the best meals to enjoy in the outdoors
This trusty headlamp has gotten Outside editors through many adventures both close to home and far afield. It’s easy to use, compact, and runs on three AAA batteries (we like to use rechargeables). The red light mode is great for not blinding tent mates and the IPX8 waterproofing has proven…
Fresh out of film school, Soraya Simi’s first documentary was centered around the Paralympic rower’s 2,500-mile solo journey to Hawaii. Except Madsen never made it.
You’d be hard pressed to find a better deal on a fully built camper van
Take the whole family along in this distinctive camper
What to buy and what to avoid if you don’t want to pay the insane markups on new and used cars this summer
Eight fan favorites. Three head-to-head rounds. Only one winner.
When life started feeling a little stale for writer Graham Averill, he went out in search of a new hobby. He found it in his Toyoya 4Runner, which he’s been converting into his very own adventure vehicle.
Starlink promises to bring high-speed internet to rural and remote areas currently underserved by wired internet. Naturally, we had to test it.
I was a lifelong glamping skeptic, but after seeing how much my four-year-old enjoyed the comforts of a Stella Bell tent, I’ve given up on the hate. We’re glampers now.
Enzy campers are huge—which makes them extremely popular among hunters. But Bryan Rogala thinks the space inside an Enzy is a blank canvas perfect for a variety of adventure sports.
Instagram makes it look so easy
Winter after winter, Outside contributor Kaelyn Lynch had trouble keeping her lower body warm. Until she stumbled onto a pair of puffy pants—then her whole world changed.
“Compact enough to stow in a tote for most outings, the Bestie is durable and affordable,” wrote Gift Guide contributors Gabriela Aoun and Joe Jackson about the Bestie blanket, which is currently available at the Outside Shop. (New and existing Outside+ members receive an annual $50 credit to the Shop—…
Bryan Rogala takes a Dave and Matt Van for a spin
Taxa is known for building small, lightweight trailers with a NASA-like design, and the Mantis is the largest version it offers
“Without a doubt, the Stargaze is the most comfortable camp chair I have ever tested,” wrote our Gear Guy, Joe Jackson in his review of camp chairs made for serious relaxation. “More like a mini-hammock than a chair, it swings effortlessly and reclines easier than a La-Z-Boy.”…
Columnist Wes Siler crowned the FirePit the best portable grill ever. It works as both a fire pit and an efficient grill, thanks to the fan that makes the pit run “virtually smokeless,” Siler wrote. “With the fan running on high, the entire thing went from cold to ready-to-sear…
If trail weight is an issue, you can’t beat Hydro Flask’s Trail Series bottles, which are 25 percent lighter than their original versions. They’re still double-wall insulated to keep beverages cold for hours. You can fit two pints in their larger, 32-ounce bottle making it perfect for a happy hour…
It’s finally gay to drive green
Bryan Rogala takes a tour of the Earth Traveler Teardrop Trailers shop in Santa Fe and takes one out for a spin
Turn those fun-sized sweets into delicious desserts and decor
We combed the event for the most unique and badass builds
From campsite to nightlight, BioLite’s AlpenGlow sets the perfect vibe
Sprays, lotions, wipes, apparel, and devices to keep mosquitoes, ticks, and flies at bay
Now is one of the best times of the year to save on camping essentials
A classic among backpackers, the PocketRocket is one of columnist Graham Averill’s favorite camp stoves: “I refuse to get rid of my PocketRocket, because this featherweight beauty works every time, even after years of use,” he wrote. “I can use it with any cookware, unlike some stoves…
The Roo Double camping hammock is optimized for adventure. It’s durable, tear resistant, comfortable, and strong enough for two campers—or a baby elephant. Your pick. Diamond ripstop nylon adds reinforcement to protect against tearing and ripping and results in the 500-pound weight capacity.
Moab isn’t the only place to go. Explorer and professional skier Kalen Thorien shares her intel on how to find adventures off the beaten path.
You don’t have to spend a lot to improve your vehicle setup
“This stainless-steel injector looks like an industrial-grade hypodermic needle designed to insert deliciousness into whatever you’re grilling,” wrote contributor John Brandon. “Forgot to marinade in advance? No worries, this device is equipped to pass ‘herb solids’ and other thick marinades and juices.”…
Contributor Amy Marturana Winderl called the Roadtrip 285 the best portable grill for a crowd: “We tested this 20,000-BTU propane grill when we had family visiting and were able to cook enough chicken thighs and legs for six people,” she wrote. “Two foldout side tables were convenient…
The serving bowl’s stainless steel, double-wall insulated construction keeps potluck meals hot or cold at the camp kitchen. “I use these bowls and serving spoons in the kitchen at home, and it’s nice to know they’re burly enough to throw in my camping bin for a weekend trip spent in…
This bag is where our camp kitchen gear lives. It stands up on its own, is built with a burly fabric that’s easy to wash, and has three big mesh outer pockets to stash wet utensils and plates. Bonus: an interior mesh zip pocket is handy for storing spices, lighters,…
It’s time to radically reimagine the silhouette of the American outdoors vehicle
We featured the Yeti 150 in our 2016 roundup of road trip essentials. “The 12-pound, toaster-size Yeti 150 offers USB, 12-volt, and AC ports. Wall-charge it before your trip, and connect Goal Zero’s solar panels to keep it humming for days on end,” wrote our tester.