outdoor gear

Norway’s Beloved Outdoor Brand Norrøna Expands Stateside

The team at the 90-year-old company discusses sustainability, functionality and pragmatism Founded by outdoor enthusiast Jørgen Jørgensen, Norrøna has been making snow gear for 90 years in Oslo. While

Behind The Scenes at Arc’teryx

Take a look inside the Everyday design team's studio, where attention to detail results in covetable gear Many brilliant minds come together for each collection of functional, stylish outdoor gear

Hiking Yukon’s Tombstone on Arc’teryx’s New Guided Trips

Dramatic, majestic and challenging, adventures with the beloved outdoor brand Respected, innovative outdoor brand Arc’teryx steps into the guided trips business. And if our experience with

Tokyo Design Studio R_C4

The highly anticipated capsule collection by Snow Peak + Tokyo Design Studio New Balance includes just five products, each of which serves a very practical function. Our pick, the Tokyo Design Studio

Notes: Hiking The Catskills With Six-Year-Olds

From gear to snacks, a guide to getting kids into nature Taking off my hiking boots and Smartwool socks, I step barefoot into the rushing water, telling my six-year-old son to climb up on my back. The

Utah State University’s Outdoor Product Design Program

With their first graduating class out the door, the next generation of designers enter the industry with hands-on experience It’s no secret that the outdoor industry is booming—look no further than
The best sustainable outdoor gear for Earth Day and beyond

The best sustainable outdoor gear for Earth Day and beyond

Take some time to clean up trash on a highly-used hiking trail for Earth Day, but don't stop there. Take the next step by choosing only sustainable gear for your outdoor adventures. The post The best
BMW Designworks and The North Face Futurelight Teardrop Trailer Concept

BMW Designworks and The North Face Futurelight Teardrop Trailer Concept

BMW Designworks and The North Face come together to design a futuristic off-road ready camping trailer.
North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive

North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive

Futurelight, the new high-tech fabric from The North Face, promises to be the most waterproof, breathable, and eco-friendly fabric ever created, eliminating condensation to completely change the game
Born in NASA labs, Aerogel insulation is finally making it to your wardrobe

Born in NASA labs, Aerogel insulation is finally making it to your wardrobe

The warmest insulator known to man is Aerogel, which has begun finding its way into outdoor gear at long last, delivering on the promise of lightweight and thin products that perform well in cold
2018 Gift Guide: For the Active and Adventurous

2018 Gift Guide: For the Active and Adventurous

Gifts we believe will please those prescribing to a life dedicated to fun and fitness, but who also like things to look good too.

Factory Visit: Arc’teryx

A sneak peek at new products, testing sites and more at the brand's North Vancouver HQ When we arrive at Arc’teryx headquarters, moody weather—a calling card of North Vancouver—has darkened the sky.
High-tech but low-key, these are the amazing materials inside your outdoor gear

High-tech but low-key, these are the amazing materials inside your outdoor gear

We take a look at some of the materials that are used in the creation of our favorite outdoor gear, making our jackets, sleeping bags, tents, and other items warmer, drier, and more comfortable even

Upcoming Nomadik of-the-month July pack

The Nomadik July box will be the first to get this product. Their July Box theme is “Packed Up,” this collection is designed to help adventurers pack their gear, organize their gear and save space and

This all-in-one emergency kit includes FM radio, lamp, manual power and more [Deals]

You never know when the big one is going to hit. So whether it’s an earthquake, power outage, flood, or some other unforeseen calamity, it’s smart to prepare. There’s a lot to do to prepare for an
Skip the trip to REI. You can 3D print this camping and backpacking gear at home

Skip the trip to REI. You can 3D print this camping and backpacking gear at home

It's inevitable -- somewhere along your journey, a piece of your outdoor gear is going to break. Sometimes its a buckle, sometimes it's a zipper pull, and it always happens at the wrong time. Before
Buying new outdoor gear? Rent it first with Gearo, the virtual rental site

Buying new outdoor gear? Rent it first with Gearo, the virtual rental site

Looking to try new outdoor gear and hate the hassle of renting? Try Gearo, the virtual outdoor gear rental site that connects outdoor enthusiasts to local rental shops in their area. The post Buying

Nomadik of-the-month program is awesome!

I just received my monthly “of-the-month” subscription box from theNomadik.com. Let me tell you, this product is simply awesome. Last month I received several different items but the Camelback water

The “Designed For Adventure” Outdoor Gear Guide

A collection of our current favorite outdoor gear exhibiting an element of thoughtful design in service of dependable function.
The six best insulated water bottles to keep temperatures steady

The six best insulated water bottles to keep temperatures steady

All water bottles are not created equal and there are hundreds of models to choose from. From budget-friendly to those with style, here are six of the best insulated water bottles currently on the