Gear

Canister Stove Tricks

I’ve taken several multi-day trips this spring and summer with a Jetboil Stove, which like many lightweight stoves runs off canisters filled with a blended isopro fuel, and each time I pack I'm faced with the n... Read More...

Quest to Become a Slacker

by Molly Steere Like all good sports, slacklining has endured its ‘bad boy’ phase and is now becoming a fully integrated and accepted sport. From its Camp Four birth to its present-day popularity on campuses a... Read More...

Luci in the Sky

Luci – Solar Rechargeable Camping Lantern by Freeman Keller When I mentioned to the editors of this website that my wife and I were going on a car camping trip through the desert Southwest, they suggested tha... Read More...

Cleaning Climbing Skins

  Skin Care - Cleaning Climbing Skins By Andy Dappen It inevitably happens to backcountry skiing skins—the glue, especially on the tails, turns into a mess of dirt, pine needles, and wax, causing the ... Read More...

Explorer 130 Pole

By Andy DappenMy wife and I both grab for these poles first whenever we head out for a hike. A problem arises when we head out to do something together. Who’s gonna get our one pair of Exped Explorer 130 poles?... Read More...