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21 Best Fall Sweaters
A survey of the best sweaters to match the changing leaves.
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10 Great Rye Whiskeys
A bold shot of fall spice.
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5 Best Driving Sunglasses
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6 Best Camp Stoves
Upgrade from the campfire.
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Pick Your Heated Poison

Tested: Trangia Backpacking Stove, Three Ways

For hikers, cyclists, and backpackers, a Trangia spirit (alcohol) burning stove is a proven option for any number of different overnight excursions. But even so, the variety of sizes, materials and accessories within Trangia’s product line is burdening for anyone in the market, or simply in consideration of an upgrade. We put three different versions through their paces.

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Fire in the holes

Primus Firehole

Our collective taste buds have been maturing at a rapid rate, and no longer will charcoal laden processed meats satisfy the hunger achieved after a long day of hiking the wilderness. The Primus Firehole is the essential tool for any outdoor enthusiast who also knows the secret to a great meal is a controllable, consistent…

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Your campfire's officially fired

Coleman Outdoor Portable Oven & Stove

The antithesis of ultralight backpacking? Hauling your own oven to bake 12′ frozen pizzas in the great outdoors. We’re not saying there’s anything wrong with the drag-your-home-into-the-bush mentality (we’ll wolf down a DiGiorno as fast as the next desperate soul after days of dehydrated meals), but at 41 lbs, Coleman’s new outdoor portable oven and…

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A Better Way to Boil

Kickstarter: Backcountry Boiler

The Backcountry Boiler just recently stepped on the Kickstarter scene, but the project has been a labor of love for Devin Montgomery for quite some time. In fact, check out his blog theboilerwerks and you can follow his development process from start to finish. The central concept behind the device was to develop a sensible…

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A Watched Pot Does Boil

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At Gear Patrol, we look for excuses to be outdoors. Any weekend we can steal away from the comforts of home are welcomed and testing gear is always a bonus. On our weekend adventures, hot water is an absolute necessity. With a splash of hot water, coffee and food can be conceived in no time….

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Stovetop Smoker

Take home cooking an entirely new direction by introducing smoking. You can take the meats you otherwise grill and give them a moist and delicate flavor. The stovetop smoker is a great alternative to the outdoor smokers which usually require a great deal of space and maintenance. It’s compact designs lets you smoke smaller servings…