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Whether you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime splurge or a cozy canvas tent minutes from Lake Powell, there’s something for everyone at these newly opened stays

We asked a gear consignment pro how to save money and still sleep well outside

Some brands offer portable tent systems that promise an authentic wood-fired sweat experience—at a fraction of the cost of permanent installs

Having fun on an overnight adventure with your kids is all about preparation

Go Fast Campers SuperLite 50 is the lightest, most-affordable hard-shell rooftop tent ever—and it's made in Montana

In the Northeast, you'll find many of the nation's oldest and most interesting gear shops—and some of its younger and most innovative

Superior lodgings for weekend jaunts and extended outings

We haven’t found a better bang-for-your-buck camping bundle than this one. With a four-person tent, two sleeping pads and sleeping bags, this package is ideal for the budget-conscious camper and backpacker. “You’ll be hard-pressed to find a less expensive tent that’s worth bringing into the backcountry,” our Gear Guy…

The retail giant wants to increase participation and diversity in the outdoors by lowering the cost barrier

The Extreme Off-Road Deluxe Camper from Hiker Trailer packs a ton of features into a surprisingly wallet-friendly package

Stuck at home with your kids? You might as well make the most of it.

If you've done everything in your power to salvage it, and it's still not working like it used to, maybe it's time for something new

Be prepared for every obstacle, and save a ton of money by making your own equipment and learning how to fix your stuff when it breaks in the backcountry

You can't just throw a quilt into a rooftop tent and expect to sleep comfortably.

And how to tell if you really need one

So you want a rooftop tent? Here's what you need to know before deciding which type best suits your needs.

Tents, cargo, and tools don’t belong on top of your vehicle

The chemistry doesn't do much to keep you safer—and it may just add toxins and cost innovation

Give an old tent new life with at-home fixes

Give an old tent new life with these at-home fixes

From unexpected snowstorms to below-freezing bathroom breaks, winter camping is a wild adventure. Some nights, you relish the hilarity of navigating tent poles with numb fingers. Other nights, you'd rather show up, sit back, and crack open a beer. If you're ready for the latter—a mix of chilly excursions and heated luxury—it's time to treat yourself at one of North America's best winter glamping sites. Here are our favorites.

Fixing it yourself is a cheaper and faster solution than waiting for a gear shop to do the job

Getting ready for next summer starts now

From green trucks and biodegradable garments to thinner and warmer wetsuits and on-demand insurance for athletes

After nearly a month of testing in Alaska and Yosemite, the shelter can best be described as a guilty pleasure

From the mouths of hikers mid-trail

Including an easy-to-set-up tent, an ultralight camp chair, and a sleeping bag made almost completely from recycled materials

Gear hacks for a good backpacking trip when the weather goes bad

Because, really, what's not to love about someone providing a luxe tent for you in these awesome locations?

Stuff to keep you comfortable for a day (or a month) on the trail

Camping on top of your car or truck is easier than ever

There’s no painful mortgage, but a few key factors should guide your decision when shopping for a tent

Shelters that rise above in affordability, sturdiness, and headroom

Paying top dollar isn't always an option, but that doesn't mean you need to skimp on quality

Don’t bring a tree tent to Antarctica, and other sound advice

Don't be so quick to throw that worn-out equipment in the landfill

Not every shelter requires futzing with poles, guylines, and rain flies

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