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ERV Electric Camper

Get Far, Far Off-Grid With the Solar-Powered ERV Electric Camper

Get Far, Far Off-Grid With the Solar-Powered ERV Electric Camper

Few things clear a man’s head like disappearing into nature for a weekend (or a few months). Now, in a year where social distancing is essential, there’s never been a better time to find a legit escape. If you’re looking to get far, far off-grid, the ERV Electric Camper might be the perfect RV.
Yakima CBX Solar

Yakima’s CBX Solar Rooftop Cargo Box Features Integrated Solar Charging

Yakima’s CBX Solar Rooftop Cargo Box Features Integrated Solar Charging

Yakima is upping the ante with the CBX Solar, an off-grid-friendly cargo box with the ability to power a campsite almost indefinitely.
Outdoor Retailer

8 Coolest Things We Saw at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2021

8 Coolest Things We Saw at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2021

The best gear showcased at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show 2021 includes a tiny home, fire-starting kit, flexible ski boot, chemical-free waterproof jacket, and more.
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This Vintage Double-Decker Bus Is a Modern Glamping Escape in the Heart of Wales

This Vintage Double-Decker Bus Is a Modern Glamping Escape in the Heart of Wales

Airbnb has proven that just about anything from oversized potatoes to the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile can serve as an extraordinary overnight guest room. Add to that list one more unique glamping getaway: A vintage double-decker bus in the heart of the Welsh countryside.
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Supertramped Co.’s Conversion Camper Van Is Part Tiny Home, Part Surf Shack

Supertramped Co.’s Conversion Camper Van Is Part Tiny Home, Part Surf Shack

There’s something so appealing about flippantly abandoning our worldly belongings, tossing our iPhones into the ocean, and living the simple life on a beach in Costa Rica. One U.K.-based company distilled that daydream down into a single, one-of-a-kind camper van unlike any we’ve ever seen.
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How to Keep Warm While Winter Camping

How to Keep Warm While Winter Camping

Packing for winter camping can be challenging. Keeping comfortable when the mercury drops is not about packing more, however, but packing smarter. Here’s how to stay toasty warm in the backcountry, even in the dead of winter.
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S.O.S.! The Best Personal Locator Beacons and Satellite Messengers

S.O.S.! The Best Personal Locator Beacons and Satellite Messengers

The illusion of an always-on connection to society and the internet can easily land the less prepared among us in trouble. For adventurous travelers, packing a lightweight personal locator beacon or two-way satellite messenger could mean the difference between life and death.
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Tackle the World’s Most Famous Peaks With The North Face 7 Summits Collection

Tackle the World’s Most Famous Peaks With The North Face 7 Summits Collection

Climbing the world’s highest peaks is a worthy goal, but, for some, it's not enough. Ski-mountaineer Kit DesLauriers became the first person ever to summit and ski all Seven Summits. Now, The North Face is honoring her epic feat with a line of premium outdoor apparel that’s set to redefine outerwear.
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The New Gerber Explore Collection Offers Up Great Holiday (or Anytime) Gift Ideas

The New Gerber Explore Collection Offers Up Great Holiday (or Anytime) Gift Ideas

The new Gerber Explore collection offers up gear that you can take just about anywhere and not have to worry about it breaking or going dull when you need it the most. From utensils to hatchets, it's got a little something for everyone.
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Amp Up Your Vanlife With the New Goal Zero Yeti 200X Power Bank

Amp Up Your Vanlife With the New Goal Zero Yeti 200X Power Bank

For many, road-tripping is about getting away from it all. But, more and more of us are looking to escape while enjoying the conveniences of home. Most of those conveniences, however, require electricity. The latest release from Goal Zero will keep your gadgets charged no matter where life takes you.
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The Best Campgrounds Near Major U.S. Cities

The Best Campgrounds Near Major U.S. Cities

Want to get away for the weekend but don't want to go too far from the comforts of urban living? Check out some of the best campgrounds located outside major U.S. cities. With a host of different amenities, you'll barely be roughing it while still relaxing.
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The Best Backpacking Chairs for Your Next Adventure

The Best Backpacking Chairs for Your Next Adventure

There’s nothing like putting your feet up in a comfortable chair around the fire at the end of a long day. Here are our picks for your next adventure, which include the best backpacking chairs that are above the ground and on the ground, and stools.
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The Best Cast Iron Camping Cookware

The Best Cast Iron Camping Cookware

Cooking over an open flame in the woods isn’t everyone’s specialty. Aside from fire and beer, the next crucial thing you’ll need is a proper pan. For that, there’s nothing better than good old cast iron. Here are five of the best cast iron pans for campfire cooking and beyond.
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Taxa Outdoors’ Rugged Mantis Travel Trailer Just Got Even Better

Taxa Outdoors’ Rugged Mantis Travel Trailer Just Got Even Better

The 21st century welcomed a slew of ingenious, new manufacturers all building capable, lightweight travel trailers ready to go anywhere. New for 2019, TAXA Outdoors -- one of our favorite towable brands -- returns with a redesigned flagship model.
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Sleep With the Wolves in Canada’s Parc Omega

Sleep With the Wolves in Canada’s Parc Omega

For some, pitching a tent in the woods is adventurous enough. Others are willing to pay to travel halfway around the world for a legit African safari experience. If you crave even more -- like sleeping with some of the world’s greatest predators -- there’s a new glamping experience in Canada for you.
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Escape to the Pacific Northwest at Hoh Rainforest Caravan Cabins

Escape to the Pacific Northwest at Hoh Rainforest Caravan Cabins

Until space travel is a thing, we’ll have to settle for escaping society in a treehouse or a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness. Few regions of the U.S. guarantee a proper, off-grid digital detox like the wilds of the Pacific Northwest. Enter: The Hoh Rainforest Caravan Cabins.
Uncharted Supply Rapid Raft

This 3-Pound Rapid Raft Is the World’s Lightest, Most Packable Raft

This 3-Pound Rapid Raft Is the World’s Lightest, Most Packable Raft

Whether you like your outdoor adventures extreme or just prefer to be prepared with a bug-out bag to survive the apocalypse, having an ultra-portable emergency raft in your arsenal is never a bad idea.
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How to Treat a Snake Bite When You’re Stuck in a Worst-Case Scenario

How to Treat a Snake Bite When You’re Stuck in a Worst-Case Scenario

A snake bite can be terrifying, but as long as you stay calm and follow these first aid tips, you'll live to hike another day.
Rumpl Original Puffy Blanket

Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket is Made Entirely Out of Recycled Material

Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket is Made Entirely Out of Recycled Material

The Rumpl NanoLoft Puffy Blanket is made from recycled plastic bottles, pioneering sustainability and maintaining the brand's devotion to crafting high-quality, comfortable down blankets that can withstand any condition.
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The Best Camp Chairs You Can Buy on Amazon

The Best Camp Chairs You Can Buy on Amazon

If you’re a new camper looking to build up your adventure kit or just need to replace some old seats that are running ragged, read on: These are the best camp chairs available on Amazon right now, from budget-friendly folding chairs to two-seaters and just about everything in between.
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Book a Last-Minute Summer Camping Trip Just About Anywhere With Pitchup

Book a Last-Minute Summer Camping Trip Just About Anywhere With Pitchup

For summer campers, finding a last-minute campsite can seem almost impossible. With Pitchup, campers can shop cheap, peak season sites near some of the most iconic national parks in the U.S.
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REI’s Gear Rental Program Will Change How You Experience the Outdoors

REI’s Gear Rental Program Will Change How You Experience the Outdoors

Don't have the money or space to invest in great gear? Never fear! REI has expanded their outdoor gear rental program from coast to coast.
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A Closer Look at the Inspiration Behind Backcountry’s In-House Apparel

A Closer Look at the Inspiration Behind Backcountry’s In-House Apparel

Clicking through online retailer Backcountry's catalog of your favorite outdoor recreation brands, you may have not have noticed a new development: a collection of athletic apparel made by Backcountry itself. We got the low-down from Andy Fletcher, Head of Owned Brands.
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Find the Most Unique, Undiscovered Campsites in the U.S. With Hipcamp

Find the Most Unique, Undiscovered Campsites in the U.S. With Hipcamp

Without an all-in-one metasearch engine -- think Kayak or Expedia -- for campgrounds, reserving a campsite has always been a painful, time-consuming task. Now, with the release of its new mobile app, Hipcamp has streamlined the process, making it easier than ever to book right from your phone.
Airstream Caravel

Airstream Brings Back 2 of Its Most Popular and Affordable Travel Trailers

Airstream Brings Back 2 of Its Most Popular and Affordable Travel Trailers

Airstream travel trailers are legendary among roadtrippers. Sadly, they’re too expensive for most, with some models starting north of six figures. However, Airstream just announced the return of two of its most popular and affordable models: Bambi and Caravel
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Grand Canyon Celebrates 100th Anniversary with New International Dark Sky Park Distinction

Grand Canyon Celebrates 100th Anniversary with New International Dark Sky Park Distinction

As one of the most popular national parks in the United States, Grand Canyon National Park hardly needs any new accolades. However, the iconic park was just awarded official Dark Sky Park status, cementing it as one of the world's best destinations for stargazing.
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Upgrade Your Gear with Innovative Camping Essentials that Go Beyond the Basics

Upgrade Your Gear with Innovative Camping Essentials that Go Beyond the Basics

Some of our favorite outdoor gear brands have raised the bar on their camping basics. Whether it’s an ingenious design tweak or a barely noticeable addition that takes the experience to a new level, these improved camping essentials are guaranteed to up the ante on your outdoor adventures.
The Backyard Fire Cookbook Foil Pack French Dip

This Foil Packet French Dip Recipe is Great For Camping

This Foil Packet French Dip Recipe is Great For Camping

Ever wondered how to make a French Dip sandwich? Well here is a French Dip recipe that you can make over open flames. Because fire.
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The Secret to this Featherweight 298-Pound Teardrop Trailer Is Chicken Feathers

The Secret to this Featherweight 298-Pound Teardrop Trailer Is Chicken Feathers

Even the swankiest teardrop trailers tend to be cramped and still too heavy to be towed by a compact car or electric vehicle. Earth Traveler targets both problems by starting with an expandable, organic-inspired design and a unique construction base of literal chicken feathers.
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Hitch Tent Is a Clever, Non-Rooftop Platform for Your Rooftop Tent

Hitch Tent Is a Clever, Non-Rooftop Platform for Your Rooftop Tent

Rooftop tent camping is sublime, but it's not without its shortcomings. Hitch Tent, a clever automotive hitch-mounted tenting platform, is designed to combine all the utility of a rooftop tent with the stability of a traditional tent system.
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Colorado Is Now Home to the Newest International Dark Sky Park

Colorado Is Now Home to the Newest International Dark Sky Park

Light pollution makes it harder now than ever to see the night sky as our ancestors did. Thankfully, the International Dark-Sky Association is working to combat the problem. This month, Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park became the latest to receive an official Dark Sky Park designation.
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Save Money on Your Gear by Renting It First with Coozie Outdoors

Save Money on Your Gear by Renting It First with Coozie Outdoors

If you only head into the backwoods once or twice a year, or if you're pondering your first wilderness expedition, then you probably don't need to own a full set of gear — not when you can rent great outdoor equipment from Coozie Outdoors.
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8 Best Adult Summer Camps for Grown-Ass Men

8 Best Adult Summer Camps for Grown-Ass Men

Remember the glory days of summer camp? These adult summer camps recapture all the fun of your misspent youth but with a lot more day drinking and debauchery. Here are eight amazing summer camps for (mostly) grown-up men.
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Wilderness First Aid: What to Pack and Know Before You Hit the Trail

Wilderness First Aid: What to Pack and Know Before You Hit the Trail

before you go for that next hike, mountain bike ride, high alpine climb, or even just a car camping trip in a remote area, bone up on wilderness first aid and make sure you pack accordingly.
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Hitch Hotel Might Be the Most Compact Travel Trailer We’ve Ever Seen

Hitch Hotel Might Be the Most Compact Travel Trailer We’ve Ever Seen

For RV campers who value mobility, versatility, and portability, less is more. That’s where a well-made, ultra-light travel trailer comes in. The new Hitch Hotel, billed as the “world’s first expandable wheel-less trailer," is one of the most impressive.
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There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home on the Raptor Platform

There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home on the Raptor Platform

Crafted as a floating fishing platform, the Raptor Platform could be an inflatable houseboat, a portable dock, or a zombie apocalypse safe haven.
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Futuristic Polydrop Travel Trailer Looks Straight Out of Blade Runner

Futuristic Polydrop Travel Trailer Looks Straight Out of Blade Runner

The travel trailer space has become crowded indeed. There are European models with retractable roofs, models designed to serve as “basecamp” for hardcore adventurers, and off-road-ready campers capable of going just about anywhere. The minimalist Polydrop travel trailer lies somewhere in the middle.
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This Camper Wants to Be Whatever Type of Travel Trailer You Need It to Be

This Camper Wants to Be Whatever Type of Travel Trailer You Need It to Be

A new breed of travel trailers is targeting hardcore explorers. These adventure trailers forego frilly luxuries like faux granite countertops, big-screen HDTVs, and smartphone-controllable mood lighting. Instead, they’re all about function, versatility, and gear hauling.

Why Camp on Land When You Can Camp on Water with an Inflatable Tent?

Why Camp on Land When You Can Camp on Water with an Inflatable Tent?

SmithFly created the Shoal Tent that allows you to camp on the water. Even crazier? It has no poles. The concept was created by a designer/fisherman and we need it now.
Beauer 3X trailer

Beauer 3X Camping Trailer Expands From Pod to Palace in Just 20 Seconds

Beauer 3X Camping Trailer Expands From Pod to Palace in Just 20 Seconds

Meet the Beauer 3X camping trailer, a compact, towable camping pod that expands to three times its size. Towing the Beauer 3X on cross-country adventures means no more cramping (cramped camping) in small trailers and no maneuvering massive gas-guzzling RVs.
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Camp, Fish, and Actually Talk to Humans at Snow Peak Way 2022

Camp, Fish, and Actually Talk to Humans at Snow Peak Way 2022

How long has it been since you last got the recommended dose of nature bathing and happy hour around the campfire? Probably too long. Snow Peak can help.
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Kammok Says This Is the Ultimate Ultralight Backpacking Hammock

Kammok Says This Is the Ultimate Ultralight Backpacking Hammock

In their endless striving for lighter and lighter setups, some ounce-counting backpackers (without sore backs) have picked up hammocks as lightweights shelters that pack down small. Kammok's new Mantis is an all-in-one hammock system that could replace your backpacking tent.
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You Can Literally Text from the North Pole with Somewear Global Hotspot

You Can Literally Text from the North Pole with Somewear Global Hotspot

No matter how far you choose to explore — the Rocky Mountains, the middle of the ocean, even the North Pole — Somewear Global Hotspot has you covered. It's the perfect lifeline for off-grid connectivity, promising text messaging, location sharing, weather updates, and access to emergency services.
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Backcountry Brews: Essential Beer Accessories for Your Next Camping Trip

Backcountry Brews: Essential Beer Accessories for Your Next Camping Trip

Take wilderness exploration to the next level with these beer accessories ready-made for your camping adventures, from growlers to chillers.
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This Tent Is Part Treehouse, Part SUP Board, and All Awesome

This Tent Is Part Treehouse, Part SUP Board, and All Awesome

The latest creation from Tenstile, an innovative outdoor brand best-known for tents that can be suspended from trees, is a tent capable for use in the air, on the ground, and on water. The new Tentsile Universe is now available for pre-order.
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PlugVan Converts Most Vans Into Full-Fledged Campers in 5 Minutes

PlugVan Converts Most Vans Into Full-Fledged Campers in 5 Minutes

Traditional campers and travel trailers can be prohibitively expensive both to buy and to maintain. PlugVan is a unique plug-and-play module designed to literally “plug” into a variety of stock work vans, converting them into full-fledged campervans in less than 10 minutes.
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The North Face and BMW Team Up for Revolutionary Futurelight Camper Concept

The North Face and BMW Team Up for Revolutionary Futurelight Camper Concept

At CES 2019, BMW Group’s subsidiary, Designworks, debuted the state-of-the-art Futurelight Camper that’s unlike anything we’ve seen before. The concept features new fabric technology from The North Face, dubbed Futurelight.
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Your Guide to Perfectly Portable Flask Cocktails

Your Guide to Perfectly Portable Flask Cocktails

Flask cocktails are a great way to up your game when hiking, camping, or just going to a place where you'll need a little nip.
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Nestbox Turns Your SUV Into an Off-Grid Camper in Minutes

Nestbox Turns Your SUV Into an Off-Grid Camper in Minutes

Sleeping in your car is never quite as cushy as overnighting in a decked-out RV or travel trailer. Egoé is looking to deliver that same experience to SUV owners with Nestbox, a clever camping kit “insert” that transforms a wide variety of automobiles into full-featured travel trailers in minutes.
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A Comprehensive Guide to Different Helle Knives and Their Uses

A Comprehensive Guide to Different Helle Knives and Their Uses

Whether you need a blade for fishing, whittling, or camping, Helle has it. The Norwegian brand helps us make an educated decision on the best knife for different activities.