A durable, ultralight pack that's affordable.
This frameless little pack is a great all-arounder for bike commuting and dayhikes.
Keep your hands warm and dry while working in any weather.
A helmet to handle both warm and cold weather conditions.
A jacket that packs some serious heat without being a heavyweight.
A jacket built to bring the heat in any winter weather.
A pullover made with Rocky Mountain wool to keep you warm.
A bag built to wrap you in a world of warmth - sans sweat.
A bag with down-like features for a fraction of the price.
A lightweight bag built to battle cold temps.
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He healed his grief on an outdoor journey - and now helps teens do the same.
Drink from the sweetest camp cup on the planet.
Our favorite high-risk, high-reward adventures in North America.
At the military's top-secret survival school, Air Force crews learn how to escape their worst-case scenario — shot down behind enemy lines. With the highest level of access ever granted to a journalist, our scout learns how to escape when Mother Nature is only one of your worries.
This tank-tough stove is easy to use and boils water fast, even in below-freezing temps.
We perked more than 100 caffeinated cups to find the best trail-brew
technique. Here’s how to choose your method, gear, and grounds.
This two-burner camp stove is half grill, half cooktop.
Enjoy a little Merlot at your favorite high lake
Do not underestimate this tiny stove's competence!
A sweet piece for the angler on your gift list
For large groups, this kitchen set will making cooking a snap
A stove that combines the versatility, power, and cold-weather performance of liquid fuel with the ease of no-priming-required canisters.
A reliable, user-friendly cooker that's extremely lightweight for liquid fuel.
A utilitarian tumbler that shines in a big-group camp kitchen.
The nesting 4.7- and 3.2-liter pots each come with frypan lids, plus there’s a pot gripper and a mesh storage sack.
This four-piece set has a nonstick silicone/ceramic coating.
Everything you need to cook up a feast in the backcountry.
A 2.4-liter hard anodized aluminum cookpot.
A 1.8-liter aluminum cookpot.
A white gas stove that doesn't require priming.
A double-wall insulated bottle that is amazingly effective for its weight.
We scrambled eggs, flipped pancakes, and scrubbed burnt-on crud to find the best pots and pans for every backcountry chef.
Grab any pot with this lightweight and sturdy pot gripper.
Wash dishes and haul water easily in the watertight nylon container.
Make pancakes in camp with this silicone spatula.
An oven mitt, a dish towel, a food warmer - this cotton bag does it all.
An easily packable pot stand that will end tipping.
A bamboo utensil set that won't wreck nonstick coating.
A titanium mug and pot/lid set that is super durable and lightweight.
A stainless steel three-pot set that is bombproof.
A triangular shaped pot that's easy to pour and balance on three-legged stoves.
A versatile three-pot combo for the gourmet backcountry chef.
A two-person cookset that comes with a stuffsack for washing dishes.
Ideal for family outings plus has everything but the kitchen sink
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Update the kitchen of your favorite backpacker with this all-in-one set that cranks out hot drinks faster than a Starbucks barista.
Find deep solitude where the continent crashes into a frigid ocean.
Enjoy a cold beer mid-trip with this 64-ounce growler.
Everything you need to stay sated in the backcountry.
No need for bulky equipment with this combo vessel.
With this outdoor kettle set, you'll have boiling water in no time.
A home cooked meal no longer has to stay at home with this skillet.
Cook with just about any fuel with this versatile stove.
Boil water in minutes with this cookware.
These cooking systems offer remarkable power, efficiency, and wind resistance to gourmet cooks and noodle boilers alike.
A shape-shifting camp mug that does double-duty.
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A fork, knife, and spoon for the green and ultralight crowd.
Pots for the masses–and the ages.
Thirty indestructible gear picks from two decades of hardcore field-testing.
Eat well and carry less with these perfect pots.
A coffee cup that packs flat
This sweet and savory sandwich is a staff favorite.
The best instant coffee ever
A disposable grill for backcountry feasts
The finest flask for your finest single malts
Kids will love this dessert.
Dress up any meal with these condiments.
A great two-pot cookset
A ceramic coated cook pot with a fry pan lid
The perfect solo cookset
Quaff wine in backcountry style with this stemless glass.
These gifts pack up so small, they're perfect for any stocking.
Car camping? Here's the ultimate setup for any chef.
Kick back, throw your feet up and enjoy this super comfy camp lounger.
Cook almost anything in this burly outdoor oven.
Keep your weekend fixings cool with this soft, spacious cooler.
This sturdy four-person mess kit boasts more than pretty colors.
On dish duty? This portable basin makes scrubbing easy.
Found! A five-ounce sled that fits in your pack. Plus poles, sunscreen, and face masks that are winter ready.
This Innate mug doubles as a thermos.
Make doing the dishes a snap with this easily packable GSI Outdoors scraper.
This 8-ounce flask is made of stainless steel.
The addition of heat exchanger fins helps this Primus pot boil fast, really fast.
Everything you need to eat well in the backcountry.
Keep your salt, pepper, and sugar in this rugged, ultralight case.
Get these light knives, forks, and spoons without breaking the bank.
This pack-friendly mug keeps drinks hot and hands cool.
This cook kit provides a light solution for two-person dinners in the backcountry.
This better bottle survives freezing temps, doesn't absorb food smells, and can take a beating.
Camp cooking and cleanup goes much faster with Evernew's ceramic-coated pots.
Accessible national forests like the George Washington and Jefferson surround national park gems like Great Smoky and Shenandoah in a southern terrain that varies dramatically from Florida's Everglades to West Virginia's wilderness.
Use our comprehensive state-specific pages to find hikes in your home state our a state you're planning on visiting.
A hiker cannot live on water alone. Next time out, try these coffee, tea, and wine updgrades.
Rising treeline threatens the Northeast's best views.
True highpointers will find this peak.
Our comprehensive guide to the best backpacking you can find in Delaware.