Mammut T-Trail + Ambient Light Dry Bag

Mammut T-Trail + Ambient Light Dry Bag

Avid backpackers are like engineers, they're always tinkering with their outfitting to find new ways to make their gear footprint smaller and more efficient. The Mammut T-Trail + Ambient Light Dry Bag is a nifty 3-in-1 piece of gear that manages to Read more…

Otterbox Armor Series Cases

Otterbox Armor Series Cases

No matter how far we travel into the backcountry to get away from it all, it's inevitable that we almost always bring our phones. It would be irresponsible not to, right? But this poses a problem: the backcountry isn't exactly gadget-friendly, and Read more…

Black Diamond Ice Box

Black Diamond Ice Box

You know, ice climbing is a lot like rock climbing. Only it's not. The surface you're climbing is frozen water: treacherous, slick, and much more prone to breaking. Also, formations like glaciers and frozen waterfalls tend to be ridiculously Read more…

Bush Smarts Bear Star

Bush Smarts Bear Star

The idyllic solitude of the backcountry can often fool the unsuspecting into thinking they're alone, but any outdoorsmen worth his salt will tell you that backcountry bears will rob you blind if given the chance. Outfox those bears like a ninja with Read more…

Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter

wenger-lighter

There's a really important moment near the end of each day in the backcountry, that point where you set everything down and declare that it's time to make camp and build a fire. The Wenger Fidis Camping Lighter may just be the most reliable and Read more…

The North Face Patrol Avalanche Airbag Backpack

The North Face Patrol Avalanche Airbag Backpack

Let's be honest. Avalanches are about the most terrifying thing that can happen to a person when you're skiing out in the backcountry. Sure, you could pack a shovel and attempt to dig yourself out of hundreds of pounds of snow buried on top of you, Read more…

Flir Scout PS32 Night Vision Monocular

Flir Scout PS32 Night Vision Monocular

Seeing in the dark can be crucial in certain environments: citywide power outages, post-apocalyptic scenarios, or even that bleary-eyed trip to the campsite bathroom in the middle of the night. Regardless of the scenario, the Flir Scout PS32 Night Read more…