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Greg’s Super Ultra Mega Hyper Light PCT Gear List

The title says it all. It is time for the ever-anticipated post where I gloat over my far lighter and superior gear choices and make you question …

Hiking

The 7 Overland Trails in the U.S. For Your Bucket List

Think of overlanding, the latest craze in the adventure vehicle world, as backpacking, but with your car. Overland Journal (the go-to source on the …

Hiking

Lake Como Welcomes a New Rental Villa to Its Exclusive Shores

The sleek seven-bedroom Boat House is calling us back to the ever-glamorous Italian hideaway.<p>One of the reasons why we love Lake Como is that little …

Italy

Ramen Roundup: Six Superlative San Francisco Soup Spots

CitywidePhoto: Anny L./YelpNeed more ramen in your life?We used our noodle to find the top ramen outlets in San Francisco, using both Yelp data and …

San Francisco

The Gear Our Editor Always Takes Backpacking

I’m Emily, the most recent addition to <i>Outside</i>’s gear team. Backpacking is a huge part of how I enjoy the outdoors, and over the years, I’ve had the chance to put plenty of gear through the wringer, most recently on a Boundary Waters trip in northern Minnesota. Below, you’ll find my time-tested …

Backpacking

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

Hiking

A Look Back at the New Gear We Discovered This Week

<i>Good morning, and welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Gear — your single-shot serving of an entire week’s worth of the best new gear pulled</i> …

Watches

Anantara Kihavah is crowned the most Instagrammable hotel in the world

Anantara Kihavah in the Maldives has been named the most Instagrammable hotel in the world.<p>As decided by Luxury Travel Advisor - the insider’s publication for travel and tourism operatives, detailing what’s happening, the inaugural contest saw 121,000 votes cast online, with Anantara Kihavah taking …

Luxury Lifestyle

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

Travel

The 8 Best New Orleans Swamp Tours of 2018

If you’re visiting the city of New Orleans, no trip is complete without experiencing the wildlife in the nearby swamps and bayous. A number of tour …

New Orleans

A first look at the sumptuous new private suites on the Orient Express

The mere mention of the Orient Express conjures up images of old-fashioned luxury, images associated with its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s, when …

Trains

Jump on board a luxury train to the 'Lost City of the Incas'

Compared to the historic core of Cusco – all sloping cobbled streets, arcade-fringed plazas and baroque churches – the nearby town of Poroy, with its …

South America

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

The San Francisco Bloody Mary Hit List

If brunch has one uniting, iconic dish, it’s the bloody mary. There may be no morning drink more satisfying and revitalizing as the spicy tomato-based vodka cocktail, and every bloody lover has a very specific version they like to imbibe. From the traditional tomato juice with vodka and a stalk of …

San Francisco

A Better Rooftop Tent That's a Camper, Too

Rooftop tents look really neat on Instagram, but prove disappointing in real-world use. Campers are extremely heavy, yet weak, limiting your capability off-road.<p>Now, a new company in Bozeman, Montana, is combining the best parts of both to make a rooftop-tent-cum-camper that doesn’t suck. Meet Go …

Off-roading

What GP Staff Members Can’t Travel Without

Surfing in Sri Lanka, riding a motorcycle across Chile, riding horses in Wyoming — we do all sorts of traveling here at <i>Gear Patrol</i>, and it’s …

Shopping

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else

Why your cologne bottle shouldn't have a designer name on it.

Men's Fashion

5 Culinary Day Trips You Can Take from San Francisco

San Francisco is undoubtedly a well-known culinary capital. But what many visitors don't realize is that the Bay Area has so much more to …

San Francisco

Escape Reality With a Weekend on the Sonoma Coast

It can be hard to wrap your mind around Sonoma County, an area that starts 45 miles north of San Francisco. It's nearly the size of Delaware and …

San Francisco

Essential Gear For an Overland Adventure

<i>Last Updated March, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>“It’s not about the …

The 10 Best Rugged Travel Duffels of 2018

Features have gotten out of hand. No matter what the product is — be it as simple as a knife or as complex as a camera — we’ve come to expect that …

An Insider’s Guide to the Magic of St. Louis, Missouri

Working in entertainment and media in both NYC and LA for over a decade, I would never have predicted I would abandon my dual-coast lifestyle for a fly-over city perched on a riverbank. But for nearly 15 years, St. Louis has been my adopted hometown. No longer just a beacon for baseball and beer …

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

Napa's Most Beautiful Wine Tasting Rooms

From an art-filled atrium to a subterranean space inspired by Roman architecture, here are the most beautiful places to drink wine in the Napa …

Wall Art

Climb-On Maps changes the climbing game by getting you there faster and safer

Finding climbing routes can be a frustrating process for even the most seasoned of climbers — be it dealing with dangerous walk-offs or fumbling with …

Maps

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

These 11 Military-Issued Items Are Also Available to Civilians

The most advanced tech pieces in the outdoor industry tend to start as a product developed for the military and then trickle down to civilians from …

The 50 Best Boots for Men

CHELSEAS, CHUKKAS & MORE<p><i>This guide to the best boots for men covers nine different categories, including work boots, Chelseas, chukkas and</b> …

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

Wine