This Stanley Thermos Packs Everything You Need To Make Coffee

You can head out into the wilderness for a week of camping with nothing but a love of nature and your outdoor skills, but that's no way to spend a vacation. There's nothing wrong with bringing a few creature comforts along, so Stanley has created a Thermos that disassembles into a pot for boiling water and a french… » 8/28/14 5:56pm Thursday 5:56pm

How To Dodge A Bullet Ant 12 Stories Up — In The Rainforest Canopy

In the final installment of Into The Amazon, LCA heads into the rainforest canopy, overloads the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, discovers a constellation of stars under her feet, then shows you how you can do all this yourself, for science! » 8/26/14 12:18am 8/26/14 12:18am

Into The Amazon: What To Do When Attacked By A Poo Bat

In part three of this series, Laurel actually gets into the Amazon, taking a swim after a reported lack of caiman sightings. That was after finding dozens of the world's most venomous spiders and prior to a close encounter with ayahuasca. » 8/22/14 1:47am 8/22/14 1:47am

​How To Find The Perfect Tent

Is there anything more synonymous with camping than the tent? Whether you're just getting started or looking to upgrade, the shear number of options can be mind boggling. Here's a quick and handy guide to buying the right tent for you. » 8/20/14 6:38pm 8/20/14 6:38pm

Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth

Cory Richards, a NatGeo photographer and The North Face team climber, was the first American to summit an 8,000-meter peak in the winter. We asked about his life as a climber and adventure photographer. » 8/18/14 12:15pm 8/18/14 12:15pm

Can The World's Lightest Down Jacket Stand Up To Backcountry Abuse?

The Mountain Hardwear Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket is the lightest fully featured down jacket in the world at 7 oz. It's incredibly warm and packs down smaller and lighter than four Clif Bars. » 8/13/14 12:15pm 8/13/14 12:15pm

Shoelaces That Include Everything You Need To Start an Emergency Fire

Unless you're trying to prove yourself on some ill-conceived reality survival show, it's always a good idea to bring some way to easily start a fire when you head off into the wilderness. But if things go awry, this simple set of shoelaces can be used to start a fire in the event of an emergency. » 8/08/14 11:44am 8/08/14 11:44am

​What's Wrong With Survival Television

What's wrong with learning to start a fire with sticks or drinking your urine in an emergency? Stuff like that makes great TV, but piss poor survival advice that's misleading and potentially downright dangerous. » 8/07/14 3:32pm 8/07/14 3:32pm