Can any hiking boot survive 15 minutes in a cement mixer filled with rocks, sticks, dirt, and bricks? Gear Lab aims to find out.
Yes, we know that dragging a pack down dirt road at 60 mph is excessive. No, that won't stop us from doing it anyway to find out which top packs can survive a serious case of road rash.
Who wants a mountain tent that buckles under pressure? Not us--so we blasted four top tents with a carwash pressure washer to see which one comes out on top.
Check out this video review of the latest bag with water-resistant down.
Our resident gear expert looks at down vs. synthetic, mummy vs. rectangular, zipper options, and more. Our resident gear expert looks at down vs. synthetic, mummy vs. rectangular, zipper options, and more.
Check out the latest sleeping bag from Kelty.
A sleeping bag and sleeping pad combined in one!
Frigid temperatures are hard to find in the middle of the summer (when we shot this video) so after soaking three sleeping bags, we chilled out at a local liquor store.