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Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoodie

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoodie

The Atom LT Hoodie is Arc'teryx's top-rated synthetic jacket. This piece is built for those of us seeking a lightweight jacket option that comes with no doubts about performance in...

Sep 19, 2018 : Bennett Fisher
Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack

Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack

The Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 ultralight backpack is best used for multiday hikes or thru-hikes. Experienced hikers who have a handle on their base weight will enjoy the Gorilla while...

Sep 11, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Gear Review: Sierra Designs’ High Side Solo Tent

Gear Review: Sierra Designs’ High Side Solo Tent

Big Agnes Copper Spur 1) was showing its age after around 2,000 miles of use. On the other hand, the timing wasn’t so great in that it was late fall...

Sep 6, 2018 : Jim Rahtz
Testing Therm-a-Rest’s New Ultralight Sleep System

Testing Therm-a-Rest’s New Ultralight Sleep System

I recently spent a few days backpacking through Wyoming's Wind River Range with Therm-a-Rest as they debuted their new, sub-two-pound ultralight sleep system. We Therm-a-Rest's new ultralight

Aug 30, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Our Favorite Deals from REI’s Labor Day Sale

Our Favorite Deals from REI’s Labor Day Sale

Labor Day means the end of summer, means a long weekend, means shoulder season adventuring has begun.  To celebrate, REI is offering a slew of discounts across many of their...

Aug 23, 2018 : The Editors
The Best Women’s Footwear for Hiking and Backpacking

The Best Women’s Footwear for Hiking and Backpacking

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by These Salomon shoes handled the endless rocks, roots and rebar of the Appalachian Trail like a hero. At first they...

Aug 23, 2018 : The Editors
Gear Review: Oboz Campster Sandal

Gear Review: Oboz Campster Sandal

I'm surprised no one had ramped up the outdoors cred of the omnipresent foam clogs until now, but I'm glad Oboz jumped on it. This Montana-based company has crushed it...

Aug 13, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Food Review: TrailFork Backcountry Meals

Food Review: TrailFork Backcountry Meals

Hikers all know that one of the keys to a successful backcountry adventure is the food. It is also one of the main challenges. It can be hard to get...

Aug 11, 2018 : Jessica Tinios
The Trek SWAG Giveaway!

The Trek SWAG Giveaway!

We're giving away a boat-load of The Trek SWAG.  It takes less than one minute to enter. One lucky winner will receive: One (1) Sunset Foam Technical Trucker Hat One...

Aug 10, 2018 : Zach
Gear Review: Sierra Designs Nitro Dridown 800 Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Nitro Dridown 800 Sleeping Bag

Coming in at a reasonable pricepoint for a weight of less than 1.5 pounds, the Ever since last summer, when I slept out nearly every night in muggy 70-ish degree...

Aug 7, 2018 : Jessica Tinios