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How to Choose a Powder Ski

Skiing in deep snow is a lot more fun with the right ski. Learn what you need to know to choose the right profile, width, and length to get the...

How to Size a Snowboard

Choosing your snowboard length involves a mix of subjective and objective factors, including your height and weight, the type of riding you’ll be...

How to Choose a Daypack

From pack capacity to features, we break down how to choose the right daypack for your next adventure.

Serious Trips Mean Serious Bags

So you're going to do some traveling. Serious traveling. Choosing the right backpack for your journey is an important decision.

How to Choose a Stand-Up Paddleboard

Looking to get out on the water on a stand-up paddleboard? We run down your choices, looking at inflatable vs. solid boards, board features, and...

Gearhead Adventure: Riding the Rim in San Rafael Swell

Mountain biking the Good Water Rim trail in the San Rafael Swell is an unforgettable adventure thanks to the stunning scenery. Check out the video...

Essential Gear for River Trips

Tips for what you'll need to bring along when you hit the river for some rafting or paddling.

The Top 10 Reasons Not to Visit Montana, Ever

Sure, the guidebooks say Montana is the home of world-class fly fishing, the nation's most scenic park, and more bald eagles than you can possibly...

Know Your Blade

There’s a proper knife blade for just about every job. Here’s a guide to knife blade shapes to prepare for your outdoor adventures, survival...

When to Replace Your Climbing Rope

Your life depends on the health of your climbing rope. After heavy use you might start to consider retiring it, but knowing exactly when that time...

How to Make a Shot Ski

Shot skis are a guaranteed hit at the apres (or any other) party. Here's a list of tools and instructions for making a shot ski in an afternoon.

How to Build Your Own Basement Bouldering Wall in 10 Steps

When you can't get to the crag, the climbing gym is great. When you can't get to the gym, a home bouldering wall is awesome. Here are the tools,...