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Updated 05/23/22 9:03pm

Unpacked: Artilect Studios Creates an Exciting Culture of Dream Seekers

Backed by Nuyarn Merino technology, Artilect Studios goes beyond boundaries to create an innovative clothing system I’m a sucker for a smart, functional and well-designed clothing system — the kinds of layering strategies that build from your base outward and complement each other through enhanced…

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8 Cookbooks That’ll Make Time in Backcountry Even Better

After a long hike, the best backcountry cookbooks are going to be ones you can rely on for a meal that’ll make every part of you feel wonderful again   The love for food is universal. Many things are responsible for the widespread segregation and…

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BUFF Filter Tube Review: Next-Level Protection and Style

Never have face coverings been so widely deployed as during 2020 — they were some of the earliest recommendations from health officials to help protect yourself and others around you from COVID-19. The fact that COVID-19 erupted into a full-blown pandemic made face masks, face…

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8 Best Lightweight and Ultralight Down Jackets of 2021

With the advances made in weather resistance, these picks for the best lightweight and ultralight down jackets bring comfort and warmth closer than ever   There’s nothing quite like the beauty of a forest painted orange, yellow, red, and gold by the leaves changing color…

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6 Best Compact Binoculars for Hiking

For hiking enthusiasts, the importance of having an excellent binocular in their arsenal cannot be overemphasized. A high-quality compact binocular makes a significant difference in a hiker’s journey. It not only reduces their load but will determine if the hiker will have a satisfying hiking…

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Finding the Best La Sportiva Trail Running Shoes for You

Whether you’re traversing ankle-biting rocks, dancing over downed trees or slipping on muddy curves, what you have on your feet can make a big difference between a good trail run and a disaster of a run. You want shoes on a single-track to grip the…

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Unpacked: Timelessness Puts MuskOx at the Head of the Menswear Herd

MuskOx’s apparel taps into man’s sense of adventure and knows the drive to embrace the ruggedness of wilderness and water The longevity of a piece of clothing is often found in something as simple as … well, it’s simplicity. It’s the notion that back-to-basics styling…

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Adventuring with the LIVSN Flex Canvas Pant

The LIVSN Flex Canvas Pant is intended to do more without looking tactical — perfect for adventuring outdoors and for heading into town The pursuit for the perfect pant. It may not sound quite as epic or adventurous as seeking out the perfect vista, or…

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Exploring Beyond Clothing’s Premium Modus Jacket

The Beyond Modus Jacket is a well-build and nicely featured lightweight hooded jacket, designed for active use in warmer weather Pop-up thunderstorms can be particularly hazardous in mountain environments. Lightning crackles, creeks swell quickly, hillsides become slippery and more difficult to navigate and an adventurer’s…

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