Tools & Tech
A comprehensive guide
Almost every part of Salomon’s high-performance S/Pro Alpha series is completely customizable
Products to help end any cold weather fitness lump
The Ultra’s battery life doesn’t measure up to that of other top-end adventure watches, but it still has plenty to offer
We put a pair of $200-plus haulers up against a ubiquitous $14 box so you don’t have to
Take advantage of the best time of year for exploring by bringing a tool that won’t add any weight to your pack: meet Gaia GPS, a powerful navigation mobile app and website that empowers you to create your own adventures and stay on the trail. Master the app with Outside Learn’s new course.
Thanks to advances in everything from noise cancellation to battery life, they’re my go-to for long runs, long meetings, and long flights
I wore the new Apple Watch Ultra for a week of workouts and a mini-triathlon to see if it was a novelty act for serious endurance and outdoor athletes or a legit contender in the long race
Smart upgrades remove most of the frustrations with previous generations of the ubiquitous action camera
Thanks to a new emergency SOS feature and significantly improved camera, Apple’s latest version of the iPhone is a great piece of gear for those of us who spend a lot of time outside
It carries well, quickly flips open, and gets the job done
The Ultra gets a titanium case, sapphire face, significantly better battery life, and better GPS and off-grid route-tracking features, making it a much more robust backcountry tool
Simple application, nongreasy formula, and a light scent are a winning combination
Less time digging through bags means more time nailing the perfect shot
There’s more to these tools than their blades
Hint: this is a trick question
How a satellite communicator helps me tamp down panic in the wilderness
With these key first aid items, you’ll be significantly safer when heading into the backcountry
The CamelBak eddy+ Kids has proven itself time and again
Here are the nine pieces from the 2022 Summer Gear Guide that our gear editors are obsessing over
The Revolution Go is an ideal machine for toting your favorite records to picnics, park days, or anywhere else under the sun
After months of testing, it’s proven to be everything I need for adventuring. And then some.
Kick off hiking season with the most revolutionary water filters yet
We reviewed 341 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.
A lightning-fast water filter makes staying hydrated on the trail easier than ever
This portable, packable device will repel mosquitoes no matter where you take it
Off-the-grid is great, but some endeavors call for staying connected
Replacing your lawn with synthetic grass reduces maintenance, eliminates mud, and can make cleaning up after your dogs a breeze
Don’t assume a noise deterrent will save you from a run-in with a wild animal. Do your homework before you head out into the wilderness.
Tim Leatherman’s invention was a runaway success. But until now, it’s never been the tool he intended.
This home gym uses cutting edge technology to take weight lifting into the 21st century
Make sure to order monthly and quarterly boxes with expedited shipping by December 20 to receive your gear by Christmas…
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Millinocket, Maine, had been struggling for years following the closure of the local paper mill. Then an enterprising librarian acted on a big idea.
Sleek timepieces for every kind of adventure
A knife, rangefinder, jacket, and other pieces that are worth checking out