Ensuring your gear has the gumption necessary to let your outdoor soul thrive!
For minimalist runners whose passion does not ebb and flow with the whims of populist running trends, Merrell‘s All Out Fuse is a minimalist runner that offers the tread and support you need to tackle the obstacles you face as you sprint through the concrete jungle and head towards the trees and open levee trails.Read More
Stop whining and complaining about how your earbuds never stay in. Do something about it and pick up the SOL REPUBLIC Relay Headphones, the headphones that keep up with your pace of life.Read More
The right sleeping bag can make all the difference between a restful night’s sleep and a night of tossing and turning wishing you’d just spent the night in a hotel. For more than 50 years, Slumberjack has been working to provide outdoor enthusiasts with a great night’s sleep in the outdoors. It’s a perfect place to start when you’re looking for incredible comfort at camp that won’t require you to pawn your tent.Read More
Responsive, resilient and flexible, the Oterro from Topo Athletic is built to work with your natural form while keeping you light and nimble on the trail.Read More
Family camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and connect with the natural world and one another, creating lasting memories in the process. For those of us with a family of little campers, you’re going to need a tent spacious and comfortable enough to house the entire crew. That’s where the Granby 3-Season tent from Kelty comes in. Your home away from home.Read More
The perfect portable Bluetooth speaker is a fairly simple idea. It’s easy to connect and has good range, never dropping its connection as you hike the trail or bounce around the garage. It should look as good as it sounds whether you’re rocking out to old school Mötley Crüe, or new school MAGIC!. It should be light and portable with a battery that lasts as long as your average barbecue - and ideally it doubles as a speakerphone just in case mom calls.Read More
The human foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons. The 52 bones in your feet make up about 25 percent of all the bones in your body Despite this intricate design, we’ve treated our feet like clowns in a circus car. Too often, we blame our shoes (or boots) for “not working right” when in many cases, it could be the sock you’re wearing.
Thankfully, there are brands and manufacturers out there who spend more time thinking about your feet than you ever will. At this summer’s Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City, our editor’s discovered an array of brands dedicated to rethinking the humble sock in an effort to bring the consumer greater comfort and higher levels of performance. Here are some of our favorite new offerings from the Outdoor Retailer Summer Show.Read More
Known affectionately as Summer OR, the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is an annual trade show that offers a first hand look at emerging industry trends, new brands and future gear. Over the course of four days, our editors met with an array of brands seeking out our “Best in Show” products for 2014. The following list represents the products and technologies that are not only innovative, but raising the bar in regards to what you can expect from your outdoor gear.Read More