Survive with Apocabox, a Survival Gear Subscription Box

Interested in survival? Check out the ApocaBox, a survival gear subscription box for the outdoors … or the zombie apocalypse. Either way, you’re set.

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Get Cairn, the Outdoor Gear Subscription Box

Carin is an outdoor gear subscription box that arrives monthly or quarterly. The service has curated items from brands you might not know for $25+ a month.

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The Outbound Collective App is Here, and We Interviewed the Creators

We take a first look at The Outbound Collective app, released this week. See our interview with the development team, and how it works.

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Winter Hikes: Marble Falls Trail in Sequoia National Park

Marble Falls Trail is best in late winter and early spring. If you’re in California, this is an excellent hike. See the collection of reviews.

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Gear Deals: Merrell Shoe Sale via Steep and Cheap

Need a new pair of kicks? If Merrell’s your brand, check out the Merrell shoe sale on Steep and Cheap. We select three excellent items for your hike.

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The North Face HyperAir GTX, The Ultimate Waterproof Jacket

A new backpacking material by GOR-TEX debuts in The North Face HyperAir GTX. It’s more waterproof than anything yet, and it won’t wear out.

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Uphill Designs Redesigns Backpacks on Kickstarter [interview]

We interviewed Uphill Designs about its Kickstarter and wax canvas backpacks that are custom made for every buyer. Read it here.

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The Cairn Backpacking App Keeps You Safe

Want to be safe on the trail? The Cairn backpacking app just debuted, and it’s a great way to track your route in the wilderness. You can end an emergency contact your route and build a community map in the process.

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Enlightened Equipment: The Ultimate in Backpacking Quilts

Enlightened Equipment is the premier ultralight backpacking quilt company. It has a 10% store-wide holiday sale that ends November 30. Get it while you can!

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goTenna: The Wireless Silent 2 oz Communicator

goTenna is a 2 oz dongle that allows people to communicate without Internet or cell reception in a four mile radius. Secure messaging and location sharing makes the device perfect for backpacking. They are answering questions on Reddit all day!

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