Utah may be a giant desert, but it's still got plenty of waterfalls for adventurous hikers to chase.
A good waterproof camera backpack isn’t cheap, but it’s a small price to pay to protect your camera equipment from adverse weather.
Merrell shoes aren't always the flashiest footwear on the trail, but they’re a hell of a value for quality construction and rugged reliability.
If you think all-black watches are just a fad, think again.
Soaking in the fresh mountain air while staring off into the wild yonder is great, but after about ten minutes you’re going to be itching for something to do.
Visiting the Space Needle, exploring Pike Place Market, and touring the old underground city are staples on any Seattle trip, but you’ll need your hiking boots to discover the area’s most majestic attractions.
When you’re in the market for a synthetic insulated jacket, there’s really only two choices: The North Face ThermoBall and the Patagonia Nano Puff.
You won’t find UGQ products at REI or Backcountry.com, but that’s by design. These guys don’t do stock products — everything's made to order in Jackson, Michigan.
Patagonia and The North Face are longstanding staples in outdoor retail stores, some of the few companies that you can instantly trust for quality based on the brand alone.
Here’s a list of the top outfitters who offer hiking tours at Grand Canyon, along with a brief overview of the day hikes and multi-day tours that they offer.
DutchWare is your one-stop shop for all things hammocks, offering everything from hammock camping gear and accessories to quilts, suspension hardware, and DIY components. Ask any hardcore hammock camper what his favorite brands are, and chances are DutchWare will be at the top of the list.
Enlightened Equipment has come a long way since its humble beginnings in Tim Marshall’s basement. What started as a one-man cottage company that exclusively made hammock camping quilts has evolved into a solid backpacking brand with a loyal customer base that continues to fuel their expansion.
Sleeping under the stars is one of the best parts about hammock camping — until the mosquitos show up. To keep the bugs (and associated problems) at bay, it’s best to take a two-pronged approach when hammock camping: bring a bug net, and shower everything with a liberal coating of bug spray.
Hotels and resorts have their perks, but sometimes it’s nice to skip the crowds and stay in a vacation rental. Thanks to services like Airbnb and VRBO, finding a private, one-of-a-kind rental for your next getaway is easier than ever.
Book a fire lookout rental for the weekend and you’ll enjoy exclusive accommodations with the best views in the forest.
Spend a little extra on one of the premium dry bags on our list, and that promise will extend for years of outdoor adventures.
Whether you’re a history buff, an adventure junkie, a mystery reader, or a mindful soul seeking deeper insights into the human experience, you’ll find your next great read right here.