Brewing Perfect Travel Coffee

If you’re serious about coffee on a road trip, the only way to go is to make it yourself. Here’s what you’ll need to brew the perfect travel coffee.

Essentials: Ultrathon Insect Repellent

When it comes to keeping biting insects at bay, nothing works quite as well as a liberal dose of Ultrathon Insect Repellent.

Weird Gear: Trail Nest Roof Top Hammock

Weird Gear: Trail Nest Rooftop Hammock Stand

If I’m going to use a hammock, I want to be using the Trail Nest Rooftop Hammock Stand.

Unboxed: BivySak March 2017

In this installment of Unboxed, I peel back the lid on the BivySak March 2017 subscription box.

How to Brew a Tiny Cup of Coffee from a Single Coffee Bean

This is what happened when Finnish coffee company Paulig asked designer Luca Zannoto to make a really tiny cup of coffee from a single coffee bean.

Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide 2nd Edition

Essential Reading: Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide 2nd Edition

Check out The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide, Second Edition: Tools and Techniques to Hit the Trail, the newest edition of Andrew Skurka’s essential guide, one of the best resources for long distance hikers.

Unboxed: BattleBox No. 1 - February 2017

BattlBox Mission 1.2 Welcome Box

A large part of camping and backpacking deals with survival, so this month Unboxed takes a look inside the BattlBox Mission 1.2, a subscription box offering survival solutions for solo campers.

7 Crazy Coffee Contraptions

Seven Crazy Coffee Contraptions

We take a look at seven crazy coffee contraptions that look mighty stylish and will set you back a good bit of money—but won’t necessarily make a better cup of coffee.

SYDN: Keratase Hair Coach

Stuff You Don’t Need: Keratase Hair Coach

When it comes to brushing your hair, you definitely don’t need the Kerastase Hair Coach.

Unboxed: BivySak December 2016

BivySak is an adventure-themed subscription box that ships quarterly, and this installment of Unboxed snuggles up with the BivySak December 2016 shipment.

  • Unboxed: Nomadik (October 2016)

    Nomadik bills itself as the Premier Subscription Box for Adventurers. So let’s dig into the Nomadik October 2016 box to see how true that is.

  • Bag Check: DIY IKea Backpack

    Bag Check: DIY IKEA Backpack

    A gent by the name of Mitch decided to make his own backpack. So he spent $6 on some IKEA Frakta shopping bags and went to work creating this DIY IKEA Backpack.

  • Fordsbasement 2016 Gift Guide

    The Fordsbasement 2016 Gift Guide

    Once again, I present you, dear reader, with my artisanal list of hand-picked, life-changing hard goods for all the adventurous heroes on your shopping list.

  • Peak to Plateau Yak Wool Baselayers

    Kickstarter Alert: Peak to Plateau Yak Wool Baselayers

    Check out these cool new yak wool baselayers from New Zealand’s Peak to Plateau on Kickstarter.

  • Unboxed: Isle Box (October 2016)

    For the fourth installment of Unboxed, I crack open the October 2016 Isle Box.

  • Gear Alert: Cotopaxi Libre Sweater

    The Cotopaxi Libre Sweater, made with sustainably farmed midweight knit lama fiber, offers year-round comfort to adventurers of all stripes. There’s just one problem …