The best backpacking stoves

The cooking stove you select for a backpacking expedition is a critical decision, determining how well (or how poorly) you’re going to eat and drink during your time in the outdoors....

The best backpacking backpacks

Whether you're headed on an overnighter or a month-long trip, you're going to want your pack to be comfortable, durable, and big enough to carry your load. To help navigate...

The best 4-season tents

No matter the time of year, it doesn't hurt to have a reliable 4-season tent in your arsenal of backpacking gear. From keeping you protected from the elements to staying...

The Bitterroot dry bag is a sleeping pad pump, water filter, and dry bag...

Want to carry less gear on your camping or backpacking trip? The Bitteroot Dry Bag is an innovative outdoor product that serves for three purposes in one -- a water...

The best trekking poles

An essential tool for day hiking, backpacking, snowshoeing, and mountaineering, here are our picks for the best trekking poles with picks from industry mainstays like Black Diamond and Gossamer Gear....

The LifeSaver Liberty is the first portable water bottle with an inline pump

When you set off down the trail, there are essentials you need to carry. Whether you’re embarking on a day hike or a thru-hike, water is one of these essentials....

The beginner’s guide to backpacking

Backpacking is a fun and increasingly popular activity but if you don't prep well, you may have a bad (and even dangerous) time. Check out our backpacking gear guide for...

Vecto collapsible water container is designed for backpackers

Portland-based Cnoc Outdoors is known for their backpacking equipment. This time, the firm is turning to Kickstarter to help fund its latest innovation, the Vecto dual-opening collapsible water container.  The post Vecto...

This women’s backpack has hip belts that self adjust with every step

Kelty's new backpack for women includes hip belt technology that adjusts to fit your body better with every step you take. It is also designed to look sleek, be comfortable,...

Washing away the dusty trail: Tips and tricks for cleaning a backpack

After enough time on the trailhead — or a few simple commutes around town — a backpack naturally gathers plenty of muck. Like all your outdoor gear, your backpack also...

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How to sync your Outlook calendar with an iPhone

With the addition of Touch Bar functionality to Outlook, Windows and iOS devices are now more compatible than ever! That’s great news for...