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We reviewed 341 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.

341 products, 150-plus testers, and thousands of hours outdoors—this is your ultimate gear resource

The 440-mile route goes from the third-deepest lake in the U.S. to the jagged peaks of the North Cascades and the tulip-filled Skagit Valley

These seven destinations are the perfect summer base camps, with plenty of adventure on and off the water

It’ll take some miles to reach these eight remote, high-elevation lakes, but what better way to cap off a strenuous trek than diving into cool, crystal-clear water?

Across the country, hard-to-nab spots are sitting vacant. How do we make sure these coveted spaces aren’t going to waste?

Forget waking up at dawn to save your spot or navigating through crowds on Main Street. These coastal destinations are all about empty stretches of sand, activities for everyone, and ocean-view rooms that don’t break the bank.

It’s February, which means you’d better start reserving campsites for August now. We have a few tips for you.

Working as a camp counselor teaches you important skills that could jump-start your career

Hardcore cyclists are repulsed when a guy rides naked from the waist up. Why? During a long, sweltering summer, our writer defied the haters, risking all to bring blissful freedom to his sweaty torso.

Sprays, lotions, wipes, apparel, and devices to keep mosquitoes, ticks, and flies at bay

We asked a pediatrician for advice on getting outside safely when temperatures soar

Merino wicks moisture, dries quickly, and is comfortable against the skin. These are my favorite pieces to sweat in.

Versatility is the name of the game with these yet to be released items

Our Outdoor Retailer Gear of Show picks are all items that make life outside easier

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