Ask yourself: Is that french press really necessary for the backcountry?
This palm-sized satellite device enables you to send and receive messages (and call for rescue) right from your cellphone
When your home-on-wheels is in the shop for multiple days, take the opportunity to explore someplace new on foot
We stopped six trekkers passing through Oregon to find out what they love most so far
Stuff these in your pack and head out of the country with peace of mind
With ice-ax retention you can release with the pack on, gear loops for ’biners and belay devices, and an integrated crampon pocket, the Matrix is purpose-built for ski mountaineering. But you don’t have to rope up to appreciate how light, roomy, and useful the Matrix is.
Eddie Bauer First Ascent Alchemist 40L This shape-shifter might just replace every pack you own. Lashed down, the Alchemist is compact enough for one-day summit bagging. Unzip the top wedge and unfurl the hideaway lid, and it morphs into an entirely different beast—a roomy 55-liter hauler with plenty of space…
After competing in more than two dozen adventure races, Stephen Regenold breaks down his go-to outdoor gear