By the way, inspired by your articles, i climbed my first ever mountain last weekend. It was exhilirating, exhausting, amazing and tiny by comparison to the stuff you guys do but i f**king loved it even when it was -6c with 60mph winds at the top. F**king fantastic, never have I done anything so physically demanding… »
Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on the trail. Instead, choose what you need wisely, then pack the bag efficiently for a lighter, more comfortable load. Here's how.
Berlin lies hundreds of miles from the nearest ocean. But, that didn't stop one determined man from discovering a rare local break, then teaching himself to surf it. This is his story. »
My cousin just died falling off of New Zealand's tallest mountain ice climbing a few days ago. Fell 200m. Sometimes, things just go wrong and there is nothing you can do about it. Make sure you measure risks, even after mitigation. Be safe, and be careful. »
Visiting dangerous places, leaving cell signal behind, traveling by yourself and just generally taking risks? Well, guess what? At some point, it's going to go badly for you. Likely when you least expect it. Here's what I've learned about self rescue. »
Many new things suddenly look old again. Especially outdoors, where many brands have been resurrecting the simple designs and bold colors of the 1970s and 1980s and applied them to modern technology. Here's 11 gifts that look old, but work like new. »
Cold? I bet we can fix that. Staying warm in any condition — the office, the commute, a ski slope or in the outdoors — starts with a good base layer. Here's how to find the best ones for your individual needs.
Got a wild man or woman in your life, or just someone you want to be able to bring along with you in the future? Here's nine gifts that are tough enough for experts, but versatile enough for beginners. »
Ducati's latest superbike, the 1299, makes 205bhp. This new Scrambler makes 75. But, it's also the better bike for most people, most of the time. We spent yesterday riding it through the mountains so we can tell you why.
La Sportiva updated their popular line of Nepal mountaineering boots with the new Cube GTX. The Cube is an incredibly lightweight, single layer, technical winter boot that's ideal for mixed terrain. We put it to the test in the country of its namesake while climbing in the Himalayas. »
We believe in packing light whenever possible. However, some adventures require more stuff. Whether you're climbing Denali or trekking through the rainforest carrying tons of camera gear, you'll need an expedition pack. We tested the two most popular ones available across Norway, Iceland and on a 185-mile hike through… »
My dog treed a cat last week a few miles from my house in Los Angeles. No firemen were needed to get it down. The cat weighed 100 pounds. »
So I bought those pants since they sounded too good to be true. Haven't put them through all the paces yet, but this far I can say they are amazing! »
If price is your concern then I would highly recommend this bag as its currently on sale for $629 and is a great bag for the price, however I have a strong feeling if you ever needed to have this bag serviced Eddie Bauer would most likely not do that. If you need an expedition bag like this (which was serious overkill… »
Eddie Bauer actually got started in outdoor equipment by making serious gear. Mr. Bauer himself came up with (and patented) quilted, down-insulated jackets, and even had a contract with the American military forces in WWII to provide jackets, sleeping bags, backpacks, and other gear for the soldiers. »
Need to sleep outside somewhere that you could literally freeze to death in under an hour? Turns out they make sleeping bags designed to make that not just possible, but even comfortable. Here's what they feel like. »