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Deep Water Soloing

Deep water soloing is exactly as its name describes -- free solo climbing without ropes or protection over deep water. It's also known as...

Fleece Jacket Guide

This fleece guide helps customers choose a fleece jacket with a warmth rating & feature set for their activities of choice.

The Fjallraven Classic

Gearhead Koly Swistak checks out the Fjallraven Classic, a 3-day fully outfitted backpacking experience in the heart of the Rockies.

Gear to Get Kids Outdoors

Instill a love of the outdoors in your kids by getting them out there, with the right gear. Backcountry Expert Gearhead and mom Emily Jenson...

Camp Coffee Systems

Camp coffee systems that make it easy to brew a first-rate cup anywhere, far from the home kitchen. We assembled a collection of the best camp...

How to Choose a Camp Lantern

Spending nights outdoors can be magical and mysterious, but the dark makes it dangerous, if you can't see where you're going. Gearhead Ben...

How to Choose a Tent

Having the right tent is important, whether you’re a camping novice, a seasoned ultra-light backpacker, or living out of your tent on a road trip....

How to Choose a Backpacking Pack

Heading off into nature with just the essentials makes you aware of how simple life can be. Choosing a backpack for your backpacking adventure can...

Why Women Need Wool

Wool clothing. Not scratchy, too-hot wool, but smooth, comfy merino or lambswool sweaters, long underwear, socks, hats, etc.--there's nothing...

How to Choose the Right Camping Sleep System

Whether you're the classic sleeping-bag-and-pad type of camper or you'd rather crash on a cot, the right camping sleep system pays off when the sun...

Core Strength for Running

A strong, stable core is key to better running, and the basic plank is a highly effective way to build core strength. This article provides an...

How to Choose Trekking Poles

Whether you're just out for a day hike or through-hiking the Appalachian Trail, trekking poles can make the experience more comfortable and safer.