Our experts recommended outdoor apparel, camping equipment, hiking gear, travel essentials and more, all in one place.
Tents & Shelter
A great portable home away from home can make all the difference on big outdoor adventures. Start here.
If you’ve always enjoyed the top bunk, you should invest in a rooftop car tent.
If you’re heading into the backcountry, you’ll want to bring a durable, lightweight tent.
The key to a better night’s sleep outdoors is one of these snooze-friendly winners.
Top picks based on testing, reviews and features, plus tips on how to buy the right bag for you.
A new breed of sleeping bag makes snoozing in a tent more comfortable for those who sleep on their sides.
Get a better night's sleep under the stars with one of these inflatable wonders.
The definitive guide to the best hiking boots available now, with reviews for each boot, plus tips to know before you buy.
Trade full ankle support for lightness and agility to keep you moving on the trail.
Thanks to durable materials and innovative constructions, sandals aren’t just for beaches and poolsides anymore.
This list of top performers incorporates recent winners and time-tested standbys to help you find the perfect pair.
Whether you crave CrossFit, hoist heavy weights or bounce around, there's a sneaker here for you.
Bags & Backpacks
A definitive guide to the best trail packs available based on testing and features like weight, pocket layout, features and more.
Some are big enough for a weekend away, while others work well as your personal item on an airplane.
Using rugged materials and packing as much function as possible, these backpacks blur the line between battlefield and everyday use.
Luggage & Duffles
Speciality Gear Bags
The best bags to haul and protect your photography equipment around town or into the mountains.
You want to ride your bike everywhere, not just on local roads.
Water Bottles, Knives & Multitools and Lighting
Water Bottles & Purifiers
No everyday carry is complete without a reusable, durable, leak-proof water bottle.
Carry your water on your back and you’ll never be dehydrated again. Here are eight great ways to do so.
Knives & EDC
A decent pocket knife can be practical, but a great one will be indispensable.
From cutting wood to skinning critters, these blades are tough enough to rough it.
We did the research and testing in order to find the coolest tools available from Leatherman, Gerber, Victorinox and more.
Lights & Fire Starters
By providing hands-free light headlamps are indispensable for any outdoor activity.
Portable lights come in all shapes and sizes, so knowing what’s important to you is key.
Synthetic insulation rivals down in warmth and surpasses it in durability and water resistance.
The latest and greatest options are lighter, softer, more breathable, stretchy and more waterproof than ever.
Ski & Snowboarding
We tested countless pairs to compile this list of top options that are worth your hard-earned coin.
On-mountain eye protection is critical, so we ran the goggle gauntlet with several pairs. Here are our favorites.
From the groomers to the park to the backcountry, here are the most shred-ready rides we’ve ever seen.
An essential garment for layering on top of a T-shirt or under a heftier jacket.
These garments look good, feel great and keep you from getting very badly burned.
Socks & Underwear
The best wool socks for everyday wear, long hikes and very serious do-nothing sessions.
From Uniqlo to Sunspel, there are plenty of great pairs to keep you warm this winter.
It's not a stretch to say it: shorts are the most important article of clothing for your practice.
When you have the right clothing, winter hiking is no different from regular hiking.