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The beautiful & efficient Enki biomass stove creates biochar as it cooks your dinner

<b>Whether you're camping or just cooking out, Enki portable pyrolytic stoves offer a clean-burning flame from found fuel.</b><p>The latest entry to the …

Ultralight Adventure Gear for Winter in the Backcountry

<i>Whether you're snowshoeing or skiing, winter camping or tracing a hut-to-hut system in the backcountry, ultralight gear lessens the load and allows</i> …

Weather

App-controlled insoles bring the heat

When it comes to heated insoles, ThermaCELL is definitely the brand that most people know. We tried out a pair a few years ago, and while we …

Android Apps

This noise-blocking gadget works like a real-life mute button

Muzo is an acoustic device that claims to stop unwanted noise. It sticks on flat objects, like windows, and uses anti-vibration technology.<p>The device also purports to use "voice masking" sounds to help with privacy when having a conversation.<p>You can preorder one for around £130.<p><i>Produced by Claudia</i> …

Technology

An Ode to the Stylish Duffle. Plus 5 of Our Favorites.

There’s plenty to be said for ballistic-denier waterproof duffels that you can drag behind a Jeep, up a mountain, and through raging rivers (like Patagonia’s Stormfront, below).<p>But to avoid looking like a wannabe Conrad Anker on your weekend getaway to Jackson Hole, the other classic waxed-canvas …

Can't Find Two Trees to String Up Your Hammock? Just Use Your Car

What’s the point of going camping if at some point you don’t get to lazily lounge around in a hammock? It’s an essential part of escaping to the …

Eberlestock J-51 Warhammer Pack

I’m a pack whore. Now that we have that out of the way, here’s a first impression on the Eberlestock J-51 Warhammer pack. In an earlier review I …

Backpacking

Nesmuk Janus Folding Knife

Most knives are designed to look and feel rugged – like something that you could carry out with you into the woods or out on deployment. The Janus …

Kammok Sunda Tent & Hammock

We think of camping tents today, our view is somewhat myopic. That is to say, a camping tent serves one purpose, looks a specific way and functions …

The New GoTenna Could Make the Backcountry Safer—If People Use It

The original goTenna, which debuted last year, was a pretty slick backcountry communications tool. The battery-powered stick paired with a smartphone via Bluetooth, allowing you to send text messages and broadcast your location without cell service or satellite data. Users could send messages to …

The Best Lights for Illuminating Your Campsite

Kick that old-fashioned lantern to the curb.<p>Remember when a trusty Coleman lantern was the absolute best way to light up your campsite? Introduced in 1914, those kerosene-burning lamps were a mainstay with outdoor enthusiasts for decades. But nowadays there are tons of slick, new gadgets for …

MTM Special Ops Watch | Cobra

If you’re like me and aren’t opposed to a little man bling, then you need to peruse the offerings from MTM Special Ops watches. The name says it all, …

Carbon Fiber

XY3 Bluetooth Item Finder

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Loco Libre Cayenne Pepper Synthetic Underquilt Review

Loco Libre Cayenne Pepper Synthetic Underquilt on a Warbonnet Blackbird HammockLoco Libre Gear is a new cottage quilt maker with a host of radical …

Dream Hammock 4-Season Thunderbird Hammock Review

The Thunderbird is a 4-season hammock with a overcover (shown with down underquilt)Dream Hammock is a backpacking hammock maker that provides a wide …

Ultimate Pop-Up Tent Includes Solar Power, Heat Control, LED Lights And More (video)

Jake Jackson has once again taken to Kickstarter to launch his next generation of pop-up tent, which includes a wealth of features to make your …

Gear & Gadgets

Gear Aid Announces Line of Rechargeable LED Lights & Power Stations

With three new powerful camp lights, Gear Aid gives us yet one more reason to stay outside even longer.

First Look: Expanding 'Flex Capacitor' Backpack From Sierra Designs

A new take on backpack design, the Flex Capacitor 40-60 Pack offers lateral expansion to open wide (or cinch tight) to manage gear. We tested an …

Camping

Vitchelo – Headlamp W/ Red LED For Hunting, Camping or Running

Price: $29.95Heading outdoors at night won’t be much of a problem if you have VITCHELO® by your side. This is a versatile and reliable headlamp that …

An ex-North Face employee claims to have made the world's strongest tent

If you're looking for a proper tent, you'll find a wealth of brands: REI, ALPS Mountaineering, The North Face, Tarptent. What you won't get, though, is something strong enough to survive disasters.<p>Martin Zemitis is trying to change that. A former North Face product designer with 33 years in the …

Consciousness

This smart stud finder works with your phone to do 3D-image sensing - Pocket-lint

There's a new stud finder available that's unlike any typical stud finder you can buy from a local hardware store.<p>It uses Vayyar Imaging’s 3D-image …

Readyman Mini Pocket Survival Stove

While most folks who are heading out into the woods are going to be well enough equipped to start a fire, either with a gas stove or with matches in …

Outdoor Retailer 2016 – New Backpacking and Hiking Gear Roundup

Salt Palace Signs – Salt Lake CityI was out at Outdoor Retailer last week checking out the new backpacking and hiking products that consumers will …

Civilware Hatchets

If a tool’s essential form hasn’t changed in hundreds of years, you can be sure that it is because it was a pretty damn good design to start with. …

Hands On: James Brand The County Knife

Geared toward creating functionally sound items that are also style-forward, The James Brand first stepped out into the spotlight with The Chapter …

2016 Summer Outdoor Retailer Gear Preview (Part 1)

As the 2016 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market gear convention gets underway in Salt Lake City, we take a sneak peek at all of the great new products …