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Check out the latest and greatest from the outdoor gear world. From the latest releases and previews to the all-time classics and reviews, we cover it all.

Hammock Camping – What to Pack to Keep You Happy on the Trail

Here’s what ENO suggests you add to your packing list to make sure you stay dry and warm on your next hammock camping trip. 
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Best of Live Outside and Play Road Team Posts 2017

Check out the best of the best Live Outside and Play Road Team blog posts from along their journey.
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Mountain Mama: Five Essentials for Living the Vanlife

In three days my almost-six-year-old son and I will set off on a month-long camper van adventure.
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GEAR UP: Top Picks for Great Gear

This year’s hottest products are here and just in time for the holidays. Get in gear! Want to get your hands on some of this gear? Enter to win the GIVEAWAY! Icemule Boss Ultimate portability. Ultimate ice retention. Ultimate ease of use. No wonder the ICEMULE BOSS™ is the ultimate cooler. Premium, multi-day ice retention…
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Best in Backpacking

Outdoor guide Corinna Mokotoff picks her go-to gear Corinna Mokotoff, a 21-year-old student at Appalachian State University, knows a thing or two about backpacking. From participating in multiple NOLS courses to guiding trips for the Outdoor Programs Department at ASU to countless overnight hikes with friends on the weekends, Mokotoff has spent her fair share…
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Best in Bike Gear

Photo by Jess Daddio Andy Beckman’s must-haves for mountain biking “I grew up riding bikes up and down the street as every kid does,” racer Andy Beckman said. “It all progressed from building little ramps in the driveway and just having fun with friends.”  The enjoyment of riding continued through childhood and far beyond. In…
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Gear On The Go: September 2019

Our favorite season! September in the West. We are six months into our tour, with only two left to go. Where did the time run off to? This month, we’ve planned a big trip out west to complete a 50-mile loop around The Three Sisters. Roxy is raising money for The Cairn Project, an organization…
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Is Your Waterproof Gear Toxic?

The Outdoor Industry ADDRESSES widespread carcinogenic compounds in its products  While many fans of the outdoors have been practicing Leave No Trace principles since before the non-profit was founded, they might be surprised and disappointed to learn how much of their favorite gear leaves trace amounts of perfluorocarbons (PFCs) that will remain in the environment…
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