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Hit the slopes in style this season: Our top picks for all the best ski gear

Gear up for a winter on the slopes with the best skiing gear of 2023.
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New to snowboarding tricks? This is the video you need to watch

Snowboarding is all about getting loose and jibbing around the mountain. This video will help you get to grips with the basics of snowboard tricks.
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Snowboarding tips: Set your snowboard stance for a winter of shredding

Setting up your snowboarding stance is the foundation of getting your ride right. Get your setup sorted now for a winter of shredding.
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New rewards program turns snowboard purchases into discounted snowboarding trips

Snowboarding and skiing just got a lot better — and less expensive — with evo Membership, a new rewards program that even discounts trips worldwide.
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There’s a total lunar eclipse next week: Here are the best places to watch it

The Manual and team up to investigate the best spots in the US to see the full moon lunar eclipse on November 8.

How to wax skis to maximize your slide down the slopes

Properly waxed skis will have you gliding effortlessly down the slopes. Start your winter off right with these ski wax tips.
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Ditch the hiking pants: these Ibex merino joggers are the answer to cozy camping

Fall is all about being cozy. Whether you're sitting around a campfire or looking for cozy pants for van life this fall, check out these merino pants from Ibex.
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Review: How the EcoFlow Delta 2 held up to Hurricane Ian and its aftermath

While weathering Ian, the recent hurricane that rocked the eastern coast, I had the opportunity to write an EcoFlow Delta 2 review. Here's my experience.
How To Fell a Tree

How to cut down a tree without ending up in the emergency unit

Learn to safely fell a tree by picking a direction of fall, escape routes, and knowing how to make your cut to avoid kickback.
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How to build a campfire in 6 simple steps

Learn to build a campfire safely and effectively before your next camping trip.
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Why this year’s Backyard Ultra Team Championship might be the most extreme yet

The backyard ultra marathon is the ultimate test of endurance, but what about if you pitch runners from 37 countries up against one another?
A campfire pot hanger holds a kettle over a stone circle.

Campfire cooking: This is the absolute best way to make a pot hanger

There are many different ways to hang a campfire cooking pot, but this adjustable pot hanger lets you adjust the heat exposure and go from boil to simmer.
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Best cheap Ryobi tool deals for October 2022

There are so many Ryobi yard tools and power tools that keeping track of the best Ryobi deals can be a challenge, but we do it for you.
Hikers wearing Jack Wolfskin tapeless jackets.

This waterproof jacket just might solve your rainy hike woes

The Tapeless Jacket, a more breathable shell, is the new waterproof jacket now available from Jack Wolfskin in select stores and on its website.
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The best golf club deals for October 2022

Beginners and even intermediate golfers can get confused and even overwhelmed by the advertising and marketing rhetoric that surrounds golf clubs.
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The best golf ball deals for October 2022

Because playing golf can be a drain on your wallet if you play regularly, we scouted out the best golf ball deals you can buy today.
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Best cheap knife deals and sales for October 2022

Here, we've rounded up a selection of cheap knife deals and sales, spanning daily carry knives, all-purpose camping knives, and hunting knives.
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Best cheap skateboard deals for October 2022

It's always a good time to find cheap skateboard deals, so if you're shopping for a skateboard deal, check here often because we'll update this list regularly.
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Best cheap drone deals for October 2022

If you're looking for cheap drone deals, your timing is excellent. Drone prices continue to fall as the markets for hobbyist and action video drones soar.
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Best Grill Deals: Get Your Grilling Hat on From $107

Looking for a new grill to begin or carry on your grilling adventure? Here are the best grill deals going on plus what to look for when shopping.
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7 essential things you have to do now so your ski gear is ready for winter

Winter is just around the corner, so prepare your ski gear and yourself for a winter on the slopes with our guide.
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Best cheap electric bike deals for October 2022

Here, we've rounded up all the best cheap electric bike deals you can shop today.
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6 eco-friendly brands fighting climate change you can feel good about buying

These inspiring sustainable clothing brands are leading initiatives to ensure a natural world that can be enjoyed by future generations.
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Best Lawn Mower Deals for October 2022

This is an excellent time to find cheap lawn mower deals on last year's models and the newer models now filling retailers' inventories.
Garmin Vivoactive Watch

Best cheap Garmin watch deals for October 2022

If you are searching for the best smartwatches for men in 2022, you'll definitely want to check the best Garmin watch deals.

Best cheap smoker deals for October 2022

We scoured the internet to find the best cheap smoker deals available today, plus handy tips on how to choose a smoker.
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Best cheap tent deals for October 2022

Starting out camping can be tough and expensive, which is why we've gathered a list of the best tent deals you can shop today, and we update it regularly!
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Fall camping tips: The ultimate guide to campfire cooking

Make the most of your time in camp this fall and go beyond the skewer, with these campfire cooking tips.
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Zendure’s SuperBase V Is Like No Other Power Station: EV Charging Is Here

Zendure's SuperBase V power station offers energy anywhere, anytime, with many industry firsts -- like Semi-Solid-State technology -- and EV charging too!
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Cold weather camping tips: How to stay warm in your tent through fall and winter

Cold weather can shift the whole camping experience. Here are some surefire ways to help make chilly nights in the backcountry a little more comfortable.
The 2022 Cannondale Topstone Carbon 2 Lefty sitting beside a trail.

Cannondale’s Topstone Carbon is the gravel bike made for mountain bikers

If you're a mountainbiker who's feeling gravel-curious, the Cannondale Topstone Carbon is the gravel bike you're looking for.
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Fall trail running tips: 7 things you should do to make the most of your workout

Fall can be the perfect time to push your running with the summer heat passed and before winter rolls in. Get ahead with our fall trail running tips.

The ultimate ultralight backpacking gear list: This is everything you need

If you want to move fast on the trail, you need ultralight backpacking gear. Here's our ultimate packing list for ultralight adventures.
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Power Up Your Fall Camping Setup With the BioLite BaseCharge

Fall camping means shorter nights, more time in camp, and less reliable weather. Power up your fall camp with the BioLite BaseCharge for fall camping comfort.
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7 Essential Beginner Tips for Mountain Biking From a Fellow Beginner

New to the MTB lifestlye? There's a lot to learn. Here are some beginner tips for mountain biking that will help you up and down the trails.
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5 Little-Known National Parks That Are Cooler Than Their Overcrowded Brethren

More obscure national parks are just as majestic, but receive a fraction of the crowds. Try these little-known U.S. national parks in the Great Outdoors.
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Rad Power E-Bikes Are Probably in Your Town: Are They Worth the Hype?

Rad Power has quickly become one of the most popular e-bike brands on the market. Find out if they're worth the hype.
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How to Make 5 Nutritious, Delicious DIY Trail Snacks

Learn how to make five healthy trail snacks that will fuel you for long days of trekking or overnight hikes.
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Review: The Oru Lake Is the Most Accessible Folding Kayak Yet

The Oru Lake is the lightest, most compact, and most affordable Oru boat yet. Here's my take after spending a few sunny summer weekends aboard the Lake.
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In Review: Why My Go-To Ultralight Pack is the Montane Trailblazer LT

The Montane Trailblazer LT is an ultralight pack for runners and hikers who want minimal fuss and maximum load bearing.
A view of Lake Tahoe from Emerald Bay (California) State Park

The Best Places to Explore the Great Outdoors of Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe has plenty of hidden gems and highly treasured outdoor attractions that make this lake an ideal year-round destination for nature lovers.
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These Are the Different Types of Pools to Enjoy This Summer

It's time to start researching swimming pools for the season. These are the various types of pools available for home use. Which one is your favorite?
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Beat the Summer Heat With the Best Shade Shelters

If you're planning on being out and about this summer, these are the best shade shelters for beaches, camping, and road trips.
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Best Prime Day Fitness Deals for 2022

Whether you're already active or you're just getting started, these Prime Day fitness deals are sure to have something for you.
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Best Prime Day Tent Deals for 2022

We've collected some of the best Prime Day tent deals you're going to find, so come on in and see what's available!
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Embrace the Summer With These 10 Microadventures

Microadventures take place close to home and fit in the 5-9. Here are 10 ideas to help you make the most of summer.
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Here Are the Best U.S. Hikes Accessible in the Summertime

Summertime is here and it's time to hit the trail for a hike. Travel along with The Manual to find the best places to chew dirt during the sunny season.
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What is Sea Glass – How and Where Do You Find It?

Do you know what sea glass is? Did you know that the red and orange colored ones are rare? Learn all about it here.
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Get an Inflatable Kayak for Only $100 with Today’s Deal

If you're looking to start kayaking and don't want to spend a bunch of money, this inflatable kayak from Intex is going for just $100 at Academy Sports.
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Academy Sports 4th of July Sale: Up to 50% Off Outdoor Gear

If you're looking to pick up some outdoor gear during the Fourth of July to have some fun out in the sun, this sale from Academy Sports is worth checking out.