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The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 4/22

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 4/22

We hope that the Easter Bunny was able to find you and deliver any outstanding gear on your wish list directly into your basket. If that's not the case, treat...

Apr 22, 2019 : Rachel S
Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 5

Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 5

The Salomon Speedcross 5 trail runner, a stalwart of Salomon's trail-running line, gets an upgrade for 2019. Wider lugs on the soles give better traction, and a toe rock plate...

Apr 22, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Gear Review: Xoskin Long Sleeve Base Layer and Socks

Gear Review: Xoskin Long Sleeve Base Layer and Socks

Intro Xoskin is a fairly new company on the market, providing base layers that feature something called RAPIDriCOPPER Technology. Basically, these guys have quietly come up with a totally unique

Apr 18, 2019 : Carl Stanfield
Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Sleeping Pad

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Sleeping Pad

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm is Therm-a-Rest's warmest model in their wildly popular NeoAir sleeping pad line, which includes the NeoAir XLite and the new NeoAir Uberlite. With an R-value of...

Apr 15, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 4/15

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 4/15

Quality over quantity---check out the great finds we have this week. Select sizes only, and quantities limited. Eastern Mountain Sports

Apr 15, 2019 : Rachel S
Excerpt from Heather ‘Anish’ Anderson’s “Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home” (Plus Your Chance for a FREE Copy)

Excerpt from Heather ‘Anish’ Anderson’s “Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home” (Plus Your Chance for a FREE Copy)

Heather "Anish" Anderson is an all-star hiker who needs no introduction. The first woman to complete the Calendar Triple Crown, she also has set fastest known time (FKT) records for self-supported

Apr 15, 2019 : Rachel S
Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Oberon Zero-Degree Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Oberon Zero-Degree Sleeping Bag

The Therm-a-Rest Oberon At-a-Glance like this one. Once removed from the stuff sack, it lofted beautifully with a few shakes. Durability and Water Resistance Nikwax Hydrophobic Down, one of

Apr 11, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
Gear Review: Brooks Cascadia 13

Gear Review: Brooks Cascadia 13

After swapping sizes several times, recovering from a persistent stress fracture, and waiting for a burly Utah winter to abate, I have finally had a chance to test out the Brooks...

Apr 8, 2019 : Anne K. Baker
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 4/8

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 4/8

Some people may say "April showers bring May flowers" but we think "April showers bring stellar discounts" is more fitting for this week. We'll let you decide which is more...

Apr 8, 2019 : Rachel S
The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Final Spring Clearance

The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI’s Final Spring Clearance

This is a Sponsored Post courtesy of REI OK, hikers. This is it. Spring is here, the trails are opening up, and REI is clearing out their gear in a...

Apr 5, 2019 : Sponsored Post