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The Pace of Nature Giveaway! $1800+ in Prizes

We have partnered with ten incredible brands to give you first-class gear for a backpacking-filled summer. Win over $1800 in prizes. Two winners!

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REI Anniversary Sale 2019: Hand-Picked Deals For Your Hike

The REI Anniversary Sale is always legendary. There’s a huge range of premium outdoor gear from 25-50% off. Here are hand-picked discounts for your hike!

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New and Noteworthy Gear: 10 Items to Spring into the Backcountry

The gear you haven’t heard of, and need, to prepare for a backpacking-filled summer. See our curated picks by gear-nut Jon Rosenberg.

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Ripstop by the Roll: Who They Are, What They Do, And What You Can Make

Ripstop by the Roll started as a hammock company in a spare bedroom. It has since cornered the DIY gear market with custom fabrics. Get the full story here.

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New and Noteworthy Gear: 10 Budget Items that Belong in Your Alpine Quiver

The Budget edition of our Alpine column on gear. It’ll get you through winter and beyond.

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How to: Solo Backpacking, Hiking, and Travel for Women

We interviewed well-traveled women to get the details on solo backpacking, hiking, and traveling. Get out of your comfort zone, enjoy solo female travel.

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New and Noteworthy Gear: 10 Items that Belong in Your Quiver (Alpine 2019)

Our quarterly update on new and noteworthy gear. The Alpine 2019 edition brings you gear to get through those utterly cold summits.

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Camp and Hike Giveaway! $1800+ in Prizes

We have partnered with thirteen incredible brands to give you first-class gear for all your camping and hiking! Win over $1800 in prizes. There will be two winners, First and Second Place. Enter with your email address and first name, and earn many additional entries by sharing with your friends, following participating brands on Instagram,

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Backpacking Holiday Giveaway! $1400+ in Prizes

Eleven incredible brands, two winners, over $1400 in prizes, one epic holiday giveaway. Get first-class gear for your backpacking kit, and get outside.

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6 Ways to Protect the Environment While Supporting Sustainable Brands

Protect the environment by supporting sustainable brands. Or thrift. Or vote. An in-depth look at how the outdoor industry supports sustainability.

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