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43 Brilliant Products On Amazon Creeping Up The Best-Sellers Charts

We all have our favorites on Amazon. For me — aside from the books — it's all the serums, emollients, and potions that go into my curated skincare …

Skin Care

20 of the best coastal campsites around Britain

ENGLAND<p>Troytown Farm, Isles of Scilly<p><b>Pitches</b> 40<b><br>Good for</b> Atlantic isolation<br>On the western foreshore of St Agnes, the southernmost of the inhabited Isles of Scilly, the farm’s meadows slip right down to the sea. Pitch on the water’s edge at the UK’s most south-westerly campsite, with Periglis beach …

Scotland

These Tiny, Off-the-Grid Cabins Near Joshua Tree Look Totally Apocalypse-Proof

Plus, the high-desert outpost is available to rent.<p>Surrounded by boulders and twisted yuccas, two cabins in the Mojave Desert stand like Monopoly houses, their steel siding weathered to a tawny finish. But behind the simple gabled forms lies a complex network that enables them to operate wholly off …

National Parks

Modern Swedish House By Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter

Swedish architecture firm Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter has designed a house ultra modern entirely in wood. Located to the east of Gothenburg and …

DIY camper van cost just $18K to build

How one couple is living the #VanLife dream<p>It’s a story that’s engrained in #VanLife lore: Dreaming of something different, an outdoorsy couple quits two successful engineering jobs and sells their house—with nearly everything in it. They build their own DIY camper van and embark on a non-stop …

Nat Geo Explorer Mike Libecki’s Favorite Gear

Mike Libecki, adventurer and climber extraordinaire, is a one-man torture test for technology. Here’s his list of tech that makes the cut.Photo by: …

Sea to Summit Spark III Review

<b>Compressibility</b><br>The Sea to Summit Spark III packs so small, it doubled as rugby ball during one night in camp alongside a snowfield in Central Oregon …

The Best 20 Degree Sleeping Bags Under Two Pounds

Not too long ago, a 20-degree sleeping bag that weighed less than two pounds was an anomaly. Today, several bags meet that that once unattainable …

The Best Backpacking Electronics of 2018

These smart gadgets help you make the most of your hike without keeping you too connected.<b>goTenna</b> <b>Mesh</b><b>Our take</b> No cell reception, no data plan, no …

Beginner's guide to Komoot: the dedicated route planning app

<b>Dressing appropriately for the weather, taking tools and spare inner tubes in case of a mechanical, rounding up a group of riding buddies… there’s a</b> …

UL Tents: What You May Be Thinking But Were Afraid to Say

My Shiny New Toy<br>“Don’t you just love that tent?” asked a bearded hiker as I walked by him on my way to fill up water bottles at a stream near the …

Colorful Outdoor Mattresses That Connect to Each Other

Come Spring 2018, TRIMM Copenhagen will be releasing a new collection of seating for the outdoors. Not your typical range of outdoor furniture, the …

Patagonia’s new line of climbing apparel offers options for rock climbers

In the rock climbing world, there has been a huge transition from traditional climbing pants to yoga pants and boardshorts. More and more people are …

Backpacking

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As if sharing news of having signed on for Alcoholics Anonymous, my friend David furtively told me he is never going skiing again, ever. He quite likes snow. He may go to a flat bit of Sweden to enjoy heaped fir trees or eat cheesy potatoes. But he has done with the clatter and crowds and the …

Skiing

‘Password,’ ‘Monkey’ and the Other Terrible Passwords We Choose

The list of this year’s 25 “worst” passwords says a lot about us.<p>“Starwars” (No. 16) reflects a resurgent force in popular culture.<p>“Whatever” (No. 23) and “letmein” (No. 7) seem to speak to an exasperation with online security itself.<p>And “password” (No. 2) speaks to our collective lack of …

Information Systems

Best Walking Trousers Reviewed 2017/2018

There are a number of things to consider when looking for the best walking trousers to suit you.<p>First of all, consider the season that you’ll be …

Adventure-worthy gift ideas for the outdoorsy folks in your life

Gear-shopping for your favorite outdoors-loving friends and family members can be as daunting as trekking up Mount St. Helens as she’s about to blow. There are so many options — and so much crap! Nobody wants to waste money on a gift that’s not going to get used.<p>To help you out with your holiday …

Bikepacking Gear That Lasts: A Gift Guide

For our 2017 Gift Guide, we’ve racked our collective brains and drawn up a list of more than 50 of our most prized pieces of bikepacking gear. Think …

Bikepacking

6 steps for cleaning your road bike post-ride

Keep your bike in prime condition with this essential post-ride cleaning routine. Sebastian Nittke — team mechanic with the Canyon//SRAM UCI Women’s …

25 Perfect Gifts for the Outdoorsman

12 Guys of Christmas<p>Even if you live in a city, chances are you know someone who’s constantly venturing into the wilderness at every chance. That …

Camping

Our Favorite Sleeping Bags of the Year

In the past year I’ve tested…I forget how many sleeping bags. But it’s a lot. And for the most part, all of them were pretty good. Say what you will …

Backpacking

Dream factory: the making of Vitsœ’s visionary HQ

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Architecture

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Home Improvement

This Minimalist Vacation Home is a Modern Retreat in the Scottish Countryside

Tucked into the cliffside overlooking The Minch strait on the Isle of Skye sits a minimalist vacation home that boasts a unique take on the …

Vacation Homes

10 of the best accessories for Cycling

Lezyne Port-a-Shop Tool Kit | £80<p>The Port-a-Shop is too comprehensive and heavy for carrying on the bike during a tour – unless you’re carrying all …

Volkswagen Will Revive Its Iconic Microbus, and It's Going to Be Electric

Volkswagen (vlkpf) has announced that it will produce an electric version of its Microbus, the iconic, bug-eyed “hippie bus” most often associated …

Don’t come to Crankworx without this in your luggage

Four simple goodies that can make any event more eventful<p>We’re all pretty familiar with our pre-ride checklist, but it gets a little longer and more …

Apple has updated the MacBook Air, but you still shouldn't buy it

That said, it's a minor change. The notebook now starts with a 1.8 GHz processor. It had started with a 1.6 GHz processor. That means it should be a little bit faster than it was before.<p>But that's it. You wouldn't be able to discern this from Apple's site, but the processor is still from Intel's …