Review: Metolius Freerider Climbing Pack

Functionality ★★★★★ The Freefider Pack from Metolius is a great pack if you have a lot of gear to haul out to the crag. Our local crag has a bit of a hike before you...

Review: Sierra Designs DriDown Backcountry Bed

In the realm of outdoor gear, synthetic insulation has come a long way over the past two decades. Unfortunately, its warmth to weight ratio remains steep. Down, made from the plumage of geese (premium,...

Car Hits Biker. Biker Flies in Air and Lands on Feet

Car Hits Biker. Biker Flies in Air and Lands on Feet

Getting hit by a car is among a biker’s worst fears. Then there’s this cyclist who lands on his feet and shows the car who’s boss. Imagine being the driver of this car and watching the...

Interbike 2014 Best of Show

Interbike 2014 Best of Show

Now that Interbike 2014 is over and we’ve had to chance to recover from that hauntingly abnormal place known as Las Vegas, we can look back and appreciate all of the rad new gear...

Review: Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket

Outdoor Research is in many ways light-years a head of its competitors when it comes to drilling down on the utility side of their products. Most of the big names in outdoor apparel are...

Review: Keen’s Bern Baby Bern Boots

Functionality ★★★ The beauty behind these fashionable boots is that, once broken in, they make fairly water-tight and warm camping and light trail boots. Mind you, you’re not gonna be going up any 14ers in...

Best Hiking Jackets for Fall

Hiking in the fall can be tricky, sartorially speaking. It’s no longer blazing hot but it’s still not chilly enough to require serious layers. Throw in an increased chance of wet weather and you’ve...

2014 Interbike Outdoor Demo

2014 Interbike Outdoor Demo

Today we got the chance to test out some of the best new gear the bike industry has to offer. We saw the latest in carbon, aluminum and I even saw a bike with...

Rocking a Hammock: Consider Hennessy

Do you always tote a tent along camping with you? Depending on what type of trip you are planning, you might be able to dispense with the poles and additional weight of a tent...

Review: Leatt Knee Brace C-Frame

Functionality ★★★★★ I’m going to be honest, when I first put the Leatt Knee Brace on, I hated it. It would fall down my leg and was uncomfortable. I thought about my Leatt neck brace...

Review: Hammock Bliss Single

Hammocks have grown in popularity over the last few years. I own three hammocks, each with their own speciality uses. The Hammock Bliss Single is my most versatile and favorite hammock in the bunch....