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How to handle bear encounters in the wild: A simple guide

How to handle bear encounters in the wild: A simple guide

If it's brown, lie down. If it's black, fight back. Good advice, or a surefire way to turn a bear encounter into an attack? We take a look.

Protect your head with the best ski and snowboard helmets

Protect your head with the best ski and snowboard helmets

The best ski and snowboard helmets don't just protect your head, they go beyond that with a comfortable fit and a stylish look.
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Learn how to tie a bowline knot in 5 easy steps

Learn how to tie a bowline knot in 5 easy steps

Known as the king of knots, the bowline knot creates a secure loop and can always be untied, no matter how much tension you put on the rope.
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Skiing vs. snowboarding: A beginner’s guide to these amazing winter sports

Skiing vs. snowboarding: A beginner’s guide to these amazing winter sports

Skiing and snowboarding offer a thrilling way to spend a winter day. It's never too late to learn, so here are some of the best tips for beginners.
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The 4 types of snowboard shapes, explained

The 4 types of snowboard shapes, explained

The right shape of snowboard can make or break your time on the slopes. We break down the main four so you can get the right board this winter.

Ski the dream at one of the 10 biggest ski resorts in the world

Ski the dream at one of the 10 biggest ski resorts in the world

These are the biggest ski resorts in the world and offer so much more than just skiing. Are you ready to hit the slopes?
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These gifts for men are perfect for the hard-to-shop-for guys in your life

These gifts for men are perfect for the hard-to-shop-for guys in your life

Are you one of those men who are hard to buy gifts for? These gifts for men will impress every time.
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Stay hydrated on the go with our water purification tips

Stay hydrated on the go with our water purification tips

Staying hydrated is key to days on the hill but carrying heavy water bottles weighs you down. Stay ahead of the game with our water purification tips.
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Add these East Coast ski resorts to your winter plans

Add these East Coast ski resorts to your winter plans

Head somewhere different this winter and get some east coast skiing action, with our top nine east coast resorts.
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The ultimate adjustable knot: How to tie a clove hitch

The ultimate adjustable knot: How to tie a clove hitch

The clove hitch is the ultimate answer when it comes to tying an adjustable knot. Our guide teaches you to tie this hitch to a fixed point and for a carabiner.

Stay hydrated this winter with these fantastic insulated water bottles

Stay hydrated this winter with these fantastic insulated water bottles

Whether you're skiing, hiking, heading to the gym, or just in the office this winter, stay hydrated with these insulated water bottles.
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This is how much it actually costs to climb Mount Everest

This is how much it actually costs to climb Mount Everest

We talked to mountaineer Alan Arnette and guide Garrett Madison to know what it takes to summit Mount Everest and how it feels to reach the top of the world.
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Inhuman impact shorts review: They saved my butt on the slopes (literally)

Inhuman impact shorts review: They saved my butt on the slopes (literally)

You're going to fall when snowboarding, and the Inhuman impact shorts are must-have gear for any snowboarder.
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How to wax a snowboard: A 7-step guide so your ride is ready for the slopes

How to wax a snowboard: A 7-step guide so your ride is ready for the slopes

Here's everything you need to know about hot waxing a snowboard for beginners.
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10 best gifts for couples that they’ll love this holiday season

10 best gifts for couples that they’ll love this holiday season

Looking for the best gifts for couples this year? Check out these gift ideas for people in relationships.
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The best Midwest ski resorts for a weekend getaway on the slopes

The best Midwest ski resorts for a weekend getaway on the slopes

If you are planning a winter vacation in the Midwest, you might want to check out these best ski resorts.
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Dragon RVX Mag OTG review: The best snowboarding goggles we’ve tested

Dragon RVX Mag OTG review: The best snowboarding goggles we’ve tested

The Dragon RVG Mag OTG snowboarding and skiing goggles are some of the best you can buy, particularly if you're on the mountain in changing conditions.
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Pop and jib this winter with our snowboarding flex guide

Pop and jib this winter with our snowboarding flex guide

Snowboard flex is key to choosing the right snowboard. Do you want a stiff setup for deep powder or a flexible jibbing snowboard?
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It’s finally easy to get into Yosemite National Park (No reservations required)

It’s finally easy to get into Yosemite National Park (No reservations required)

Yosemite National Park's controversial reservation system is no more. Learn about the program and why you no longer need a reservation (at least for now).
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The best luxury gifts for men for the 2022 holiday season

The best luxury gifts for men for the 2022 holiday season

Shopping for men with luxe tastes can be challenging. We took all the guess and check work out and curated this luxurious shopping list for you.
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The 20 best stocking stuffers for men in 2022

The 20 best stocking stuffers for men in 2022

Here are the best stocking stuffers to add to your cart for that special man in your life this 2022 holiday season!
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The 9 best ultralight travel trailers for your road trip

The 9 best ultralight travel trailers for your road trip

The best travel trailers can take a mobile campsite anywhere you want to go. Here's a list of the top lightweight options for 2022 and 2023.
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Rock the après-party this winter with our guide

Rock the après-party this winter with our guide

Après-ski is all about relaxing and having fun after hitting the slopes all day long. From slope-side toasts to bar crawls, the options are endless.
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Best cheap bicycle deals for December 2022

Best cheap bicycle deals for December 2022

The end of the year is a great time for treating yourself to a new bicycle and we've picked out some of the best bicycle deals right now
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The 13 Best Camping Gifts for Your Favorite Outdoorsman

The 13 Best Camping Gifts for Your Favorite Outdoorsman

Looking for the perfect camping gift? We've got plenty of suggestions that will help your recipient get more from the great outdoors.
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BioLite Headlamp 425 review: Recharge your winter adventures

BioLite Headlamp 425 review: Recharge your winter adventures

Keep your winter adventures moving with this rechargeable headlamp from BioLite.
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Growatt’s newly launched INFINITY portable power station gets a Black Friday deal

Growatt’s newly launched INFINITY portable power station gets a Black Friday deal

The new Growatt Infinity 1500 gets a Black Friday deal, so save big on portable power stations for the home, off-grid living, camping, or on the road.
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More people disappear in the Alaska Triangle than anywhere else

More people disappear in the Alaska Triangle than anywhere else

Since 1988, over 16,000 souls — including airplane passengers, hikers, locals, and tourists — have disappeared within the Alaska Triangle. But why?
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Is the Burton Mystery Series coming to a resort near you?

Is the Burton Mystery Series coming to a resort near you?

Get your fun on with Burton's Mystery Series. This banked slalom snowboard event gives you a chance to meet the pros and is all about finding your groove.
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Runhood offers award-winning, unique, ‘infinite’ portable power station design

Runhood offers award-winning, unique, ‘infinite’ portable power station design

The RALLYE 600 from Runhood is the first portable power station to offer swappable, "infinite" power on-the-go. Find out how they're doing it.
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Revealed: The best snowboarding gear to hit the slopes with in 2023

Revealed: The best snowboarding gear to hit the slopes with in 2023

Kick your winter season off with all the best snowboarding gear on offer in 2023.
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Help fight breast cancer with these limited edition Adidas shoes

Help fight breast cancer with these limited edition Adidas shoes

Adidas shoes are joining the fight against breast cancer this year with a limited edition colorway of their most popular MTB shoe, the Five Ten Freerider Pro.
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Keep warm and look good with the best snowboarding clothes of 2023

Keep warm and look good with the best snowboarding clothes of 2023

Get your snowboarding wardrobe winter-ready with the best snowboarding clothing of 2023.
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Hit the slopes in style this season: Our top picks for all the best ski gear

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

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

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

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

There’s a total lunar eclipse next week: Here are the best places to watch it

The Manual and Pitchup.com team up to investigate the best spots in the US to see the full moon lunar eclipse on November 8.
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The 8 best survival food kits to stock up on in 2022

The 8 best survival food kits to stock up on in 2022

Having a survival food kit stashed away in your apartment or your car might come in handy sooner than you think. Here are the best survival food kits this year.

How to wax skis to maximize your slide down the slopes

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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These are the 9 best coolers like Yeti, but cheaper

These are the 9 best coolers like Yeti, but cheaper

If you’re looking for solid Yeti alternatives -- coolers like Yeti but cheaper -- here are the nine best options on the market right now.
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Ditch the hiking pants: these Ibex merino joggers are the answer to cozy camping

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

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

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 safely remove a leech (or avoid them altogether)

How to safely remove a leech (or avoid them altogether)

Leeches get a bad rap, but it's not altogether undeserved. Learn how to remove one of these blood suckers safely, before you find one hanging from your leg.
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I’ve tried all the Jackery solar power generators: So which should you buy?

I’ve tried all the Jackery solar power generators: So which should you buy?

Jackery makes a bunch of different solar power generators. So which is right for you? Find out which capacity will best suit your needs.
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How to build a campfire in 6 simple steps

How to build a campfire in 6 simple steps

Learn to build a campfire safely and effectively before your next camping trip.

How to survive a bear attack: Your essential guide

How to survive a bear attack: Your essential guide

Bear attacks are uncommon, but knowing what to do in the event of one is part of being a skilled outdoorsman in the backcountry.
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Why this year’s Backyard Ultra Team Championship might be the most extreme yet

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?
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Myth or fact: You should sleep naked in a sleeping bag to keep warm

Myth or fact: You should sleep naked in a sleeping bag to keep warm

The age-old myth suggests that sleeping naked in your sleeping bag keeps you warmer, but is it right or should you wear clothes?