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The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/15

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/15

Happy hiking to everyone hitting the trails this week. Check out this week's deals for a last-minute item or two to round out your gear list. This features minor

Jul 15, 2019 : Rachel S
REI Just Debuted Their Used Gear Program. Here’s How to Save Money and Help the Environment

REI Just Debuted Their Used Gear Program. Here’s How to Save Money and Help the Environment

The following is a Sponsored Post courtesy of REI

Jul 9, 2019 : Sponsored Post
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/8

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/8

With NOBO finishes, SOBO starts, and flip-flops well underway, we hope you have your gear list dialed in by now if you're on trail. If not, or if you're prepping...

Jul 8, 2019 : Rachel S
Gear Review: Hoka One One Sky Toa Boot

Gear Review: Hoka One One Sky Toa Boot

I tested the Speedgoat 3s—and the Sky Toa surprised me by being able to function and feel as good as its "low-top," ankle-height counterparts. Like any low-top trail runner, the...

Jul 7, 2019 : Laura Johnston
Gear Review: Six Moon Designs Minimalist Pack

Gear Review: Six Moon Designs Minimalist Pack

The world of lightweight backpacks welcomed a new contender in 2018, the 48-liter Osprey Exos 48 ZPacks Arc Blast 55 Shop the SMD Minimalist Pack Here This product was donated...

Jul 2, 2019 : Kelly Floro
How to Make an Ultralight Soda Can Alcohol Stove

How to Make an Ultralight Soda Can Alcohol Stove

We all aspire to hike lighter. Unfortunately, ultralight gear is expensive. Even standard camp stoves can run $50 and up, making alcohol stoves a viable alternative. Of the many reasons...

Jul 1, 2019 : Scott Durkin
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/1

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/1

Check out this week's usual steals and deals, and a brand new product from Hyperlite Mountain Gear. Get 'em while they last- many sale prices expire July 4th. Also check...

Jul 1, 2019 : Rachel S
Sustainability in the Outdoor Industry: Key Players, Initiatives, and Why It Matters

Sustainability in the Outdoor Industry: Key Players, Initiatives, and Why It Matters

Conservation and sustainability become more mainstream each year as US produced 6,457 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent, and US manufacturing is estimated to close to a $900-billion industry

Jun 25, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
Clothing for an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike: Our Recommended System, Fabrics, and Products

Clothing for an Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike: Our Recommended System, Fabrics, and Products

Dressing for a six-month Appalachian Trail thru-hike is deceptively simple, but actually takes a lot of strategizing. You have limited capacity for carrying clothing, yet you need to be prepared...

Jun 24, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 6/24

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 6/24

Lots of stellar steals this week- check out the Fourth of July sales (especially from Backcountry) before they're gone. Also check out the NEMO Tensor Insulated Sleeping

Jun 24, 2019 : Rachel S