Category Gear

10 Basic Rules For Adventure

Earlier this year, my book The Great Outdoors: A User’s Guide came out, representing about 12 years’ worth of poking…

10 Tips For Buying Skis

Fact: ski season is just around the corner. Another fact: it’s hard to participate in ski season without skis. Don’t…

Gear Of The Year: The Wheel

In “the outdoor industry,” people have thrown around the term “game-changing” for several years, using it to describe a new…

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Review: Water Bottle

About 12 years ago, I bought a water bottle with no water in it. I guess it was kind of…

Dear Foam Roller:

Dear Foam Roller: I think— Oh, you thought I was just going to say “fuck you,” didn’t you? Well, hold…

Shout Out To Old Bikes

A couple Saturdays ago, I got this e-mail from my friend Lee: Would you or anybody else you know be…

The Best Backpack For You

If you walk any distance over one mile in the out-of-doors, you should think about getting a backpack. Sure, cargo…

What’s The Best Rain Jacket?

When you’re buying a rain jacket, you probably have lots of questions, none of which really matter besides “Which rain…