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The average woman in the U.S. is a size 16. Here are five gear companies that are actually making clothes for her.

Back in 2014, we included the LifeStraw Water Filter in our roundup of “Seven Gadgets to Purify Your Water.” As an excellent lightweight option at only two ounces, this filter is still a fan favorite today. Get it now and you could save 25%.

Keep your body and the planet clean

And it’s made in America by a new company you’ve probably never heard of

With an innovative hipbelt and pockets (almost) everywhere I need them, this backpack is a quiver killer for multiday treks

One should be a staple in your outdoor kit

Hunters and anglers say other outdoor users need to step up as the costs of conservation skyrocket

The cost of your backpacking tent shouldn’t keep you awake at night. These double-wall, two-person shelters are all $300 or less, and will put your mind—and body—at ease with their dialed combinations of performance and price.

Create the ultimate wet-weather defense system with these six waterproof items

When hikers have leftover food or gear, they don’t trash it. They drop it in a box for the next person who needs it, forming a beautiful network of anonymous interdependence.

On a backpacking trip through Utah’s Buckskin Gulch with ultralight gear legend Glen Van Peski, our writer learns about the Crotch Pot, an Oscar-winning actor’s anti-snoring technique, and that there’s a whole lot of shit you don’t need when you’re on the trail 1,000 miles from home