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12 Best Hiking Shorts for Men, Made With Style & Function
12 Stylish and Utilitarian Summer Shorts for Lazy Days & Adventure Alike

Lightweight, design-driven shorts from our favorite outdoor brands, fit for hardcore outdoor-ing, river floating, and around town chilling

The 10 Best Hydration Packs for Running, Hiking, Biking & More
The 10 Best Hydration Packs for Running, Hiking, Biking & More

The best way to stay hydrated during long trail days and high-effort activities is to make sure your water is easy to access

13 Best Outdoor Blankets, Down Throws & Insulated Quilts for Camping
The 13 Best Insulated Blankets for a Cozier Home & Camp

From recycled NanoLoft to certified duck down, these highly packable, weather-resistant throws will keep you cozy wherever you wind up

The 7 Best Pull-On Blundstone Boot Alternatives for Everyday Wear
The 7 Best All-Season, All-Purpose, Pull-On Boots (That Aren't Blundstones)

A survey of better crafted, more durable slip-on boots for men & women, because everyone you know already has a pair of Blunnie 550s

Best Sustainable Backpacking Meals: Minimize Waste in the Backcountry
A Responsible Buyer's Guide to Zero-Waste Backpacker Meals

No-or-low-waste camping meals and backpacking food does exists. Here's what to look for, how to avoid greenwashing, plus five companies to support

Backpacking Checklist: Essential Gear for New & Experienced Hikers
10 New Essential Backpacking Gear Picks for Happier Trails This Season

Our top 10 picks of new backpacking gear for 2022, designed to make life on the trail more comfortable and more fun

The 9 Best Double Sleeping Bags for Camping Couples
The 9 Best Double Sleeping Bags for More Comfy Couples Camping

These full-featured, two-person sleeping bags make spending the night in nature as comfortable—and cuddle friendly—as at home

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The 12 Best Hiking Leggings of 2022, for Women & Men
It's Time to Embrace Hiking Leggings. Here's Our Top 12 Picks for Women & Men

Discover the best trail-ready leggings for hiking, plus tips on how to choose the right pair for your next adventure

The 11 Best Hiking Pants for Women, According to Women
The 11 Best Hiking Pants for Women, According to Women Outdoorists

A sorta-comprehensive and entirely subjective list of the most stylish adventure-ready pants (and leggings)

Kids Sleeping Bag Guide: 2022 Options Tested & Approved
The Best Kids Sleeping Bags of 2022

An in-depth look at the top options for kids sleeping bags, plus what to look for when shopping for growing kiddos

The Best Women’s Hiking Clothes for Hitting the Trail This Season
Hit the Trail This Summer with These Women's Hiking Apparel Essentials

A quick and dirty guide to choosing the best women’s hiking clothes, plus our top picks for trail-ready apparel

10 Best Plus Size Rain Jackets for Women & Men
The 10 Best Rain Jackets for Men & Women—With Inclusive Sizing

All the performance, function, and straight up Gore-Tex one would need and want in outerwear, now available in more inclusive sizing

The Best Survival Knives for Bushcraft & Outdoor Adventures
Live Out Your Man Vs. Wild Fantasies with These Essential Survival Knives

In a true wilderness emergency, a strong, sharp, reliable blade can be your ticket to fire, shelter, and survival—they're also fun for regular camping

The 10 Best Grid Fleece Hoodies for Active and Casual Wear
Grid Fleece Hoodies: The Magical Lightweight Mid-Layer

Your favorite go-to hoodie, but make it a breathable, insulating technical grid fleece from outdoor brands big and small

Roadlife Refrigeration Experts Dometic Launch New Camp Furniture Line
Dometic GO: New Camp Furniture & Gear for Car Campers and Vanlifers

The mobile refrigeration brand expands its campsite offerings by adding a line of furniture and goods to increase comfort and convenience

Eddie Bauer x Cabana Rental Vans Make PNW Exploration More Accessible
Rent Outdoor Gear and an Adventure Van With New Eddie Bauer Initiative

Two Seattle brands come together to make outdoor activities and luxe camper van travel more accessible

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