Gear Up: Lliteflex Trek Umbrella

Gear Up: Liteflex Trek Umbrella

I’ve never really been an umbrella guy, but the Liteflex Trek Umbrella from Swing Trek changed my mind.

Trader Joes Pour-over Coffee Brewer

Coffee Talk: Trader Joe’s Pour-Over Coffee Brewer

A quick look at the Trader Joe’s Pour-Over Coffee Brewer, a nice alternative to instant coffee.

Unboxed: Cairn Subscription Box

Unboxed: Cairn Subscription Box (April 2016)

For the first installment of Unboxed, I decided to try Cairn — arguably the most popular and best-known subscription box service aimed at the outdoor enthusiast.

Andrew Skurka: Adventure

How to Pack a Backpack with Andrew Skurka

Hiking expert Andrew Skurka shows you the right way to pack a backpack.

Burton Beeracuda

Hard Goods: Burton Beeracuda

There are many ways to carry beer into the backcountry, but the best option is the Burton Beeracuda.


Stuff You Don’t Need: The Modobag

The Modobag is a carry-on-sized piece of luggage you ride the airport — and no, you don’t need it.

Friends of P-22 T-shirt

Friends of P-22 T-Shirt

Friends of P-22, a great shirt honoring the mountain lion P-22 that has made his home in Griffith Park.

BioLite BaseLantern

BioLite BaseLantern on Kickstarter

The company that brought you the innovative BioLite CampStove sheds some new light on campsite lighting with the BioLite BaseLantern.

Wisconsin Ice Fishing Shanties by Mike Rebholz

The Understated Elegance of Ice Fishing Shanties

Photographer Mike Rebholz focuses his lens on Wisconsin ice fishing shanties, his photos are fantastic.

Freewrite Distraction-Free Typewriter

From Hemingwrite to Freewrite (A Kickstarter Journey)

The Hemingwrite turned into the Freewrite. And after a lot of waiting, it’s finally been released in the wild and coming to a coffee shop near you …