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Meet the Lems Boulder Boot Vegan: Minimalist, Zero Drop Boots that Overwhelm with Style

Lems Boulder Boot Vegan: An outstanding minimalist, zero drop boot gone vegan. Packed with style, comfort, and natural gait, these boots fold up tiny and feel good.

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The Ultralight Backpacking Giveaway! $2000+ in Prizes

We have partnered with ten incredible brands to give you first-class ultralight outdoor gear. Two will win over $2000 in prizes!

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Meet Sockwell Ascend II: Sustainable, Made in the USA Compression Socks Built for Hiking

Sockwell Ascend II: Graduated compression socks that put a spring in your step and reduce overall fatigue while hiking. Made in the US, too.

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Meet Revelry Supply Drifter: The Rugged Odor Proof Bag and Backpack

Revelry Supply Drifter: Built with heavy duty canvas and cotton, the Drifter traps all odor, carries a heap of gear, and looks good.

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Meet KEEN Astoria West: The Women’s Wedge Sandals Built for Creek, Camp, and Town

KEEN is best known for rugged hybrid sandals that are part shoe, part water sandal — and the KEEN Astoria West are a modern, women-specific edition of what the company does best. The Astoria West are modeled on the iconic Newport — the same durable, webbed hybrid sandals that landed the company on the map

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Meet Rheos Coopers: Polarized, Floating Sunglasses Built for Water

Shades that float in salt or freshwater, are fully polarized, and weigh less than one ounce.

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Meet Muscle MX CBD Balm: All Natural, Extra Strength CBD for Outdoor Life

Muscle MX CBD Balm: Two all natural CBD balms that warm you up for heavy activity, then cool you down for ultimate relief. Roll on and relax.

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Meet WANDRD FERNWEH Backpack: Travel Photography Meets Backcountry Backpacking

WANDRD FERNWEH: An impressively designed 50L backpack that is built for travel, photography, and wilderness backpacking. Yes, it can do it all.

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Fourth of July Camping and Hiking Gift Guide

The Fourth of July is synonymous with outdoor celebration. We’ve assembled a gift guide to make this July 4th memorable for the whole family.

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Meet LITHIC 65L Expedition Pack: A Budget Backpack That Will Blow You Away

LITHIC Expedition Pack: A truly budget backpacking pack with all the features you need. The cost-barrier to backpacking just got a lot lower.

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