Alpine touring becomes more popular each year with more skiers heading into the backcountry to find pow stashes and more resorts allowing uphill traffic. One problem skiers ran into was the excessive gear — you used to need a completely different setup for touring than the one you had for lift-served days. Over the past Read more ›
The Thomas & Thomas Zone rod series fills a significant niche in fly fishing: The all-purpose rod trout. During extensive field testing of the 9-foot, 5-wt Zone, we found a lot to love about the rods. The medium-fast action of the Zone proves ideally suited for both gentle dry fly placement, and delivery of heavy Read more ›
Presented by Kari Traa Lokke Half-zip Base Layer Top Kari Traa is an Olympic freestyle skier from Norway who grew tired of boring base layers. After retirement from competition, she started a clothing company, and the result of her work includes Nordic-inspired designs with high-level functionality, such as the Lokke, made from soft and breathable Read more ›
Anglers enjoy a thrill in catching any wild fish but the experience of hooking wild fish in wilderness waters often proves to be truly magical. Hiking into a wilderness lake basin, or bushwhacking up a wild, remote river valley strains the endurance of anglers, but once we start casting a line into crystal clear mountain Read more ›
At Home Sleeping Comfort in The Back of A Truck Many climbers have love affairs with their camper shells and trucks; with painstaking attention devoted to sleeping platform systems, gear storage strategies and electrical power provisions to bring comfort and convenience to the crag for extended stays. Although conversion vans are the undisputed kings of Read more ›
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Climbing Africa's highest peak is a bucket-list item for many adventure travelers and outdoor enthusiasts. Here's all the gear you'll need to help you get to the top.