Forget stealing the hotel shampoo. Fill these durable Cordura bags with your shower and grooming essentials instead, and you’ll have everything you need in reusable, leakproof containers. Each weighs less than half an ounce and carries three ounces of liquid—well within TSA restrictions.

Whether you’re rinsing off after a bike ride or grabbing a quick shower at a hostel abroad, having your own towel comes in handy. This one is an ultralight option (6.4 ounces for the full-body version) that folds down to the size of a pocket square. It’s made from a…

Why waste time and materials cutting the end off a cheap plastic toothbrush when you could use this overdesigned model that folds into itself? Plus, the head is replaceable when the bristles wear out.

Showers are great—when you can take them. But it’s not always possible, so make sure you have a pack of these wipes in your kit. They’re extra thick but soft enough to use in the most sensitive places, and aloe vera and vitamin E moisturize as you scrub the grime…

There are plenty of organic, biodegradable soaps out there, but it’s hard to beat the classic: Dr. Bronner’s. A liquid pure-castile soap (no chemicals or phosphates), it doubles as shampoo and bodywash. The label also makes for fun bathroom reading.

Not all Dopp kits are created equal. The North Face’s version is made from tough ballistic nylon that easily withstands shower spray and mist. More importantly, it has a wide opening, a flat bottom, and a hook, so it can sit upright on the countertop or hang from the showerhead,…

Red Mountain Alpine Lodge is elevating the backcountry experience in the U.S.

Feeling hemmed in and obsessed with purging the toxins in her life, the author heads to the hot springs of the Chihuahuan Desert

For years I wrote off fur-trimmed gear as all look and no performance. I stand corrected.

Our 7 favorite scents for men who prefer ski boots to a suit jacket

Supporters say the proposed regulations are over 40 years overdue and would be a major win for public health

Her surfing students wanted swimsuits that stayed put and had a place to stash a key or money. So Andrea “Mona” Picasso created some—and they’re brilliant.

You want protection that goes on easy and keeps your mug from resembling a wind-chapped chunk of meat

Play hard, relax hard, look good

Current guidelines for sun exposure are unhealthy and unscientific, controversial new research suggests—and quite possibly even racist. How did we get it so wrong?

Well-thought-out rain gear from a proven manufacturer

We talked with a dermatologist to find out the best way to prevent the winter sun from damaging your skin

Owner, founder, and mechanic Binky Brown started the mobile shop and educational space to serve marginalized communities in the Bay Area

Cleaning up after sweating it out has never been so easy

Avoid coral-killing chemical sunscreens and try one of these safer sun-protection methods

Ross Edgley is in the middle of a 2,000-mile swim. Here's how that epic slog is affecting his skin, heart, and mind.

Potions to stay prepped for tomorrow’s adventure

From camping equipment and running shoes to apparel and accessories, we get to test it all. Here’s what’s on our editors’ desks today.

Testing 59 pairs of running socks, we ran everywhere from the French Alps to the sunny beach paths of California. Here’s what we found.

The right products and five extra minutes can make a big difference

After a long summer in the sun, take care of your skin with these community favorites

Eight products used by athletes and expert adventurers to protect their faces from the elements

Well, not every adventure, but certainly some

But be wary. Not all reef-safe sunscreens are created equal.

There are more ways to mess up sun protection than just, you know, forgetting to use it

These pros spend their days in the high alpine and dry desert. Here's how they protect their skin.

Use these sunscreens now, and in 30 years your skin will thank you

Don't let pesky skeeters hold you back from enjoying the great outdoors

It's safe for you but likely not for your pricey apparel. Here's how to avoid trashing your fancy outerwear with bug repellent.

Because sometimes you don’t want to catch some rays

Here's how to do it without breaking the bank

Yeah, it's been around 136 years for a reason

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