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The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 10/12

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 10/12

This is the season to be gearing up while saving money. We scoured the internet to find the best timely deals on some of our favorite backpacking items---from base layers...

Oct 11, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
Our Favorite Insulated Jackets for Women

Our Favorite Insulated Jackets for Women

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by REI.  Find your Patagonia Down Sweater  MSRP: $229 This is about as simple as it gets. 800-fill down, DWR-treated face fabric,...

Oct 10, 2018 : The Editors
Gear Review: REI Co-Op Essential Rain Jacket

Gear Review: REI Co-Op Essential Rain Jacket

Circumstances of Review I have used this jacket during both rainy walks in Philadelphia, and wet early-fall hikes in the Pennsylvania woods. We've had rain almost every day during the...

Oct 3, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
Food Review: Packit Gourmet Homemade Backpacking Meals

Food Review: Packit Gourmet Homemade Backpacking Meals

Packit Gourmet started as a way to feed Debbie and Jeff Mullins's family during outdoor adventures. They then turned their backcountry culinary skills into a family-owned and operated business. They

Sep 21, 2018 : Samantha Olthof
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoodie

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom LT Hoodie

The Atom LT Hoodie is Arc'teryx's top-rated synthetic jacket. This piece is built for those of us seeking a lightweight jacket option that comes with no doubts about performance in...

Sep 19, 2018 : Bennett Fisher
Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack

Gear Review: Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 Backpack

The Gossamer Gear Gorilla 40 ultralight backpack is best used for multiday hikes or thru-hikes. Experienced hikers who have a handle on their base weight will enjoy the Gorilla while...

Sep 11, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Gear Review: Sierra Designs’ High Side Solo Tent

Gear Review: Sierra Designs’ High Side Solo Tent

Big Agnes Copper Spur 1) was showing its age after around 2,000 miles of use. On the other hand, the timing wasn’t so great in that it was late fall...

Sep 6, 2018 : Jim Rahtz
Testing Therm-a-Rest’s New Ultralight Sleep System

Testing Therm-a-Rest’s New Ultralight Sleep System

I recently spent a few days backpacking through Wyoming's Wind River Range with Therm-a-Rest as they debuted their new, sub-two-pound ultralight sleep system. We Therm-a-Rest's new ultralight

Aug 30, 2018 : Maggie Slepian
Our Favorite Deals from REI’s Labor Day Sale

Our Favorite Deals from REI’s Labor Day Sale

Labor Day means the end of summer, means a long weekend, means shoulder season adventuring has begun.  To celebrate, REI is offering a slew of discounts across many of their...

Aug 23, 2018 : The Editors
The Best Women’s Footwear for Hiking and Backpacking

The Best Women’s Footwear for Hiking and Backpacking

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by These Salomon shoes handled the endless rocks, roots and rebar of the Appalachian Trail like a hero. At first they...

Aug 23, 2018 : The Editors