Ross Collicutt

Ross Collicutt

Ross is an outdoor adventure writer, amateur photographer, and computer programmer based on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. When not writing or editing photos for his own website, Pure Outside, he can be found attempting every outdoor sport available. So far he loves backcountry skiing and is terrible at yoga on stand-up paddle boards. You can find him on Instagram @pureoutside.

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Escape the City and the Roads with the 2020 Subaru Outback

The 2020 Subaru Outback, with its off-road ability and plenty of storage room, promises to be one of the best ways to adventure.
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Hang Tight with the Best Camping and Backpacking Hammocks

When it comes to relaxing, hammocks really have the market cornered. There’s nothing like gently swinging in a warm breeze with a great book and a camp cocktail.
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The Best Sleeping Bags for Backpacking and Camping

We've included tips for purchasing the best for you below our suggestions, including definitions of common terms and the advantages of down and synthetic fill.
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The Best Car Camping Gear for Any Season

Long nights, coolers full of beer, and comfortable beds are a good recipe for year-round car camping adventures. Here's what you need to bring.
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9 Best Backpacking Tents for Your Next Adventure, from Budget to Ultralight

Backpacking shelters take many shapes and forms. From ultralight to budget options, these are the best backpacking tents to shop right now.
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Backpacking Checklist: 10 Essentials to Bring on Every Adventure

The only way to completely prevent accidents in the backcountry is to never go outside. The next best option is to carry these 10 backpacking essentials.