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ULA Alpha Knife Review

ULA Alpha Knife Review

The ULA Alpha Knife is a ridiculously lightweight knife (just over 1 oz. with the sheath) that was designed specifically for backpackers and thru-hikers.
7 Best First Aid Kits for Hiking of 2024 & Medical Checklist
The HART Extended First Aid Kit on a rock with moss and ferns

7 Best First Aid Kits for Hiking of 2024 & Medical Checklist

We never venture into the wilderness without at least a basic first aid kit. A small selection of supplies and some know-how will help…
How To Care For Your Tent: Cleaning, Repair, & Storage Tips

How To Care For Your Tent: Cleaning, Repair, & Storage Tips

A little extra care goes a long way to prolong the lifespan of your tent. In this article, we share our best tips and tricks for properly caring for and storing your tent.
NEMO Dagger OSMO 2 Tent Review

NEMO Dagger OSMO 2 Tent Review

The incredibly spacious NEMO Dagger OSMO 2 is an excellent choice for those wanting a tent that’s comfortable for any type of adventure – it’s light enough for backpacking and roomy enough for frontcountry camping. As always, NEMO has designed a ton of useful features into this tent.
Alvord Desert Camping Tips

Alvord Desert Camping Tips

If you’re looking to really, really get away from it all, take a trip to the Alvord Desert. It’s an otherworldly landscape with nearly unparalleled stargazing and plenty of opportunities for rugged R&R.
MSR Hubba Hubba 2 Tent Review

MSR Hubba Hubba 2 Tent Review

The long-time crowd favorite MSR Hubba Hubba 2 tent has had a makeover, and there’s a lot to love about this newest iteration. Some of the most noticeable changes include a significantly lower weight, an updated color scheme that meshes nicely with natural surroundings, and a reimagined ventilation design.
NEMO Kunai Tent Review

NEMO Kunai Tent Review

The NEMO Kunai is one of the most versatile 4-season tents on the market with the ability to cover all your needs from backpacking to mountaineering.
10 Best Tent Stakes of 2024
A backpacker's hand holding a set of Vargo Titanium Shepherds Hook tent stakes in his hand with a NEMO tent in the background

10 Best Tent Stakes of 2024

Tent stakes are some of the smallest, but most important items in your outdoor kit. Your tent stakes will secure your shelter…
Best Backpacking Power Banks & Portable Chargers of 2024
The Iniu 20000 PD power bank sitting on a granite slab while charging a rechargeable Biolite headlamp with the Wallowa Mountains at sunset in the background

Best Backpacking Power Banks & Portable Chargers of 2024

Supercharge your backcountry adventures with our guide to the most portable, dependable, and lightweight power banks out there.
10 Best Backpacking Quilts of 2024
A backpacker wrapped up in the Enlightened Equipment Revelation sleeping quilt while sitting on a rocky slab overlooking bare granite mountains across the valley

10 Best Backpacking Quilts of 2024

Get the ultimate ultralight warmth with one of our trail-tested picks for the most versatile and comfy backpacking quilts available.
Best Camping & Backpacking Coffee Makers of 2024
Closeup of the GSI Outdoors Ultralight Java Drip brewing coffee into an ultralight backpacking cup on a volcanic rock

Best Camping & Backpacking Coffee Makers of 2024

Spending time in the woods doesn’t mean you have to ditch your daily brew. We’ve tested the top coffee makers so you can embrace your morning coffee ritual wherever you are.
10 Best Duffel Bags of 2024
A man walking towards the airport with the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler 60 duffel bag

10 Best Duffel Bags of 2024

Pack away your worries with our guide to the best duffel bags for any adventure. Find your favorite new carryall based on size, weight and weatherproofing – at prices that won’t weigh you down.
10 Best Winter Gloves of 2024
Closeup of a bearded man wearing the Hestra Fall Line gloves on a snowshoeing trail

10 Best Winter Gloves of 2024

Our guide to the best winter gloves will have your digits delighting in warmth so settle in for the season with one of our trail-tested top pairs.
Best Camping Cookware of 2024
The Stanley Adventure Base Camp 4 Cookset with the Camp Chef Everest 2x stove on a table in a campsite

Best Camping Cookware of 2024

Climbing mountains is impressive, but conquering hangry moments is legendary. We’ve sautéed, simmered, and savored to uncover the top camping cookware available.
The Best Camp Shoes of 2024
A backpacker doing a handstand in a mountain meadow in a pair of pink Crocs Classic Clogs

The Best Camp Shoes of 2024

Our list of the best camp shoes includes only the most comfy crowd-pleasers. Treat your feet to something nice.
10 Best Camping Sleeping Bags of 2024
A woman snuggled up in the Exped MegaSleep 25/40 sleeping bag inside of a camping tent with a view of the high desert in the background

10 Best Camping Sleeping Bags of 2024

Your sleeping bag can be as comfortable and warm as your bed at home. Whether you sleep cold, on your side, or love to cuddle…
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