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Barebones Japanese Nata Is A 12-Inch Samurai Sword Built To Brutalize The Backcountry

For all intents and purposes, the machete is a fairly inelegant tool. Yes, it get’s backcountry chopping jobs done, but they don’t exactly look all …

Samurai

Does the Finex Cast-Iron Dutch Oven Cook Up to Its Price Point?

Three features make a Finex product easy enough to recognize blindfolded: heft, a hexagonal shape and coiled stainless steel handles. Since 2012, the …

Shopping

Crows Nest Rooftop Tent

Designed and rigorously tested in New Zealand, the "Crow´s Nest Extended Rooftop Tent" by Feldon Shelter is a 2-person sleeper for those who are …

Memoryfoam

This Is the Best Gear for Climbing Mountains, According to a Pro

The last town one passes through on the way to Mount Rainier National Park from Seattle is Ashford, Washington. That drive is a scenic one — the …

Mountaineering

Uniqlo Gave My Favorite Bargain T-Shirt the Best Upgrade

We love a good t-shirt at <i>Gear Patrol</i> and we’ve recommended some pretty spectacular tees in the past, but for sheer value for money, there are few …

Clothing

Christmas in May! LEGO reveals holiday plans for Batman, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more

The holiday season may be over half a year away, but LEGO isn’t wasting any time getting its new lineup ready for every home they can get into. The …

Lego

Get Lost In The Backcountry With The USA-Made Escapod Teardrop Trailer

Escapod Teardrop Trailer<p>Posted in Rides<p>As the ideal medium between roughin’ it via backpack and lux-living with an RV, teardrop trailers boast just …

Adventure Travel

Arc'teryx's Ultra-Light Konseal Are The Perfect Quick-Ascent Summer Hiking Shoes

You could make the argument that ankle support from hiking footwear is of the utmost important. But, in the summer, full-on boots can just be too …

Shoes

22 Degrees Ocean Jacket

Developed by dive instructors for use on the water, the 22 Degrees Ocean Jacket will keep you dry and warm even in the worst conditions. It's made …

Oceans

Clear Ridge House

Rugged coastlines, redwood forests, and dramatic views. The Clear Ridge House embodies everything there is to love about Big Sur. The home is located …

Pacific Ocean

Don't Camp at Walmart

Big-box parking lots are an easy stopgap, but there's so much public land waiting for those willing to look a little<p>A few weeks ago, we were headed east on I-10 across southern Arizona en route to Rockhound State Park in Deming, New Mexico, when it became clear that we were going to have to drive …

RVs

Finisterre Teamed Up With Vivobarefoot To Create A Puncture Resistant Summer Sandal

A lot of brands make zero-drop shoes, but none do so with quite the same style as Vivobarefoot. That’s why we were excited to see the brand had …

A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

These Kickstarter-funded playing cards are basically indestructible

There’s never a bad time to bust out a card game, but there are a half-dozen ways to ruin them. Food, sweat, over-use, or even just a little bit of …

The North Face Powder Guide Vest

If you´re into backcountry snowboarding/skiing and always in pursuit of fresh powder, this versatile vest by The North Face is perfect for getting …

Westfalia Offroad Camper

The "Van Life" phenomenon is all the rage lately, a fascination with conversion vans built to take adventurers into the wild. The all-new Westfalia …

Vargo V3 Pocket Cleats

Vargo have recently introduced the newest iteration of their award-winning Pocket Cleats. The Vargo V3 Pocket Cleats weigh a mere 2.4 ounces each …

One of the Most Innovative Folding Pocket Knives Makes Its Return

In 2004 CRKT released the Snap Lock, a lightweight folding pocket knife that immediately garnered acclaim and won the Most Innovative Knife Award at …

The Newest Sneaker We Can’t Wait to Run In for Miles

Brooks is known for its cushioned runs, particularly in its Launch 5, Levitate and Ghost. The newest iteration of cushioning is the Neuro 3, a brand …

Aluminum USB Hub 3.0 with 3.3 Feet USB Cable and Multiple USB Ports

• Supports: Windows XP/Vista/7/8 Linux/Mac IOS, support almost all USB devices including cell phone, tablet PC, digital camera, card reader, u disk, …

Get the 'Star Wars' Mandalorian Nerf Rival Blaster Set for Only $30

When the Nerf Rival Apollo XV-700 <i>Star Wars</i> Mandalorian Edition Blaster and Face Mask set was first released at GameStop as part of a <i>Star Wars</i> …

You Won’t Believe This New Rain Shell

A couple weeks back, I raved about the REI Stormbolt, a heavy duty (while still lightweight-ish) rain jacket perfect for fierce rainstorms when …

Samsung's Super Slim 2018 HDR10+ QLED TV Blends Seamlessly Into The Wall Behind It

Televisions are one of the few pieces of tech that, though they get better with each subsequent iteration, they are all still eyesores from an …

See More With This High-Tech Full-Face Snorkel

Posted in Gear<p>The Seaview 180 SV2 is a custom-designed, premium full-face snorkel mask, designed to let you breathe with confidence and in comfort, …

Top 10 Best Packable, Ultralight Tents for Backpacking 2018

Finding the right tent for your back country treks is no easy task. If you’re a serious backpacker then your backpack is almost always a …

Bedrock Adventure Sandals

Bedrock Sandals was started by two geologists with an idealistic vision for the ultimate minimalist footwear that would match their adventurous …

MTN Utility Glove

Mountain Standard is a new Outerwear brand that inspires wearers to seek adventure, they craft products that are versatile, technical, yet refined. …

Hidden Bay Retreat

Accessible only by sea or air, the Hidden Bay Retreat is like living in your own corner of the world. It's located on an island in Alaska's Alexander …

The Hammer Hawk is Two Heavy Hitting Tools

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>Combining a hammer and tomahawk, the Hammer Hawk is a heavy-duty camp/survival tool with a full-tang design, shaped from a …

This West Coat Brand Just Made the Ideal Crew Neck Sweatshirt for Spring

San Francisco-based brand Mission Workshop just made the ideal lightweight crew neck sweatshirt. Dubbed the Mondial, this shirt is cut from durable …