BioLite

The Little CampStove that Could

Talk Shop: A Look Inside the BioLite Burn Lab

The clean energy stove company BioLite is built on more than just a trendy charging device. We paid their Brooklyn HQ a visit to see firsthand what they're all about.

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Today in Gear: August 5, 2014

Today in Gear: A waterproof jacket for all seasons, a kettle that sanitizes water and charges your phone, a lightweight button-up for beating the heat and more.

Live From Salt Lake City

Best of Outdoor Retailer, Winter 2014

We like to get our hands on new gear early, and short of theft and corporate espionage one of the best ways to do that is by checking out Outdoor Retailer, a biannual product show for retailers, manufacturers and other industry pros. We were on hand at the Winter Market 2014 show at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT, where every brand with a stake in the great outdoors showed off their future cold-weather wares. Of everything we touched, tasted and saw, this gear stood out most.

Today in Gear: August 27, 2013

Manhattan Portage Keith Haring Stuyvesant Backpack Of course this bag from Manhattan Portage is ready to swallow all manner of gear — pockets are divided inside to allow for easy storage and access to laptops and whatever else you might be carrying — and sports a buckle-closure pocket in front to mix things up a...

Roughing it just got easier

In-Depth: BioLite CampStove

Earlier this year, we told you about the innovative new BioLite CampStove, which promised to not only cook your wieners but also charge your smartphone using only firewood. This summer, I had a chance to take one camping to see how it worked in the wild. I took it on a road trip to northern...

Father’s Day Gift Guide ’12

We don’t have to preach about how important fathers are, but we will anyway. This is the man who made you who you are, whether you like it or not — and since you’re reading this post now it looks like he’s done something right (at least we hope). With Father’s Day just around the...

Heat your meals, charge your phone

BioLite CampStove

They say you can’t teach old dogs new tricks — but the same axiom apparently isn’t true for the wood burning camp stove — the oldest camping gear dog of all. Like any other timber burnin’ stove, the BioLite CampStove is great for cooking, since there’s no risk of fire-starting chemicals flavoring your grub. Lugging...