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  • Hiking and Backpacking

    Hiking Gear Guides

    A complete look at the best hiking gear of 2017, from light and packable tents and sleeping bags to proven backcountry footwear and clothing 

  • Kanab Creek

    On Location: Kanab Creek

    A journey into the largest northern tributary of the Grand Canyon

  • Down Jacket 2015-2016

    The Best Down Jackets

    For the ultimate in lightweight warmth, we break down the year's top down jackets from ultralight to winter weight

  • Outdoor Research Realm

    Review: Outdoor Research Realm

    We take OR’s new hardshell on an epic adventure through southeast Alaska

  • Norway Guide

    Norway Guide

    Europe’s true wilderness is not found in the Alps, but the northern reaches of the continent from the 57th parallel north well into the Arctic Circle

  • Lightweight Hiking Shoes 2017

    Lightweight Hiking Shoes

    For those that want to move fast and light on the trail, see our picks for the year’s top hiking shoe models

  • La Sportiva TX3 (homepage slider)

    Review: La Sportiva TX3

    From ridge scrambles to glacier travel, we give La Sportiva’s versatile new approach shoe an extended test

  • 4-Season Tents

    The Best 4-Season Tents

    From lightweight mountaineering to basecamping and treeline use, we break down the top cold weather tents

  • Annapurna Circuit

    Annapurna Circuit Trek

    One of the world’s great trekking routes is threatened but alive (and recovering)

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