Buying Guides

Home is Where You Park it

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

Somewhere between the luxury of an RV and the essentials-only tent experience, sits the sweet spot of off-road trailers.

Backcountry Bags

The 6 Best Daypacks for Hiking

These aren't the 60-liter-plus bags used for long distance trekking, but they come with all the same features that make walking in the wilderness enjoyable.

Hit the Trail

The Best Hiking Boots of 2018

Unlike concrete sidewalks and gravel paths, the trail calls for hardened and supportive footwear to combat dirt, mud, jagged rocks and streams. The answer is hiking boots and hiking shoes, and these are the best available.

For the Love of Your Joints

The 14 Best Office Chairs of 2018

Everything you need to know to find an office chair best suited to your needs, including ergonomics, price, aesthetics and features.

The Ultimate Cold Keepers

The 14 Best Coolers of 2018

Looking to hide some sandwiches and 85 cans of beer from a bear? One of these will do the trick.

Saddle Up

The Best Summer Cycling Kits for Men

There's a reason why cyclists kit up in stretchy skin tight fabrics, and it's not just to look good. Here's the best new apparel for warm weather riding.

One-Pair Travel

The Best Shoes for Fall Travel

A good pair of travel shoes has to be rugged enough to hike in, and stylish enough for town. These 7 pairs fit the bill.

Free Your Feet

The Best Outdoor Sandals Available in 2018

Thanks to durable materials and innovative constructions, sandals aren't just for beaches and poolsides anymore. The six on this list are built for river trips and full-on hikes -- you can wear them anywhere.

From Sea to Shining Sea

Best Made in America Outdoor Brands

Some of the best outdoor gear is designed and hand-made right here in the USA. To save you time, we pulled together a list of the best ones.

Clean Up Nicely

The 8 Best Shampoos You Can Buy in 2018

This definitive guide to the best shampoo for men covers everything you need to know before buying your next bottle, including ingredients to avoid and the best brands for different types of hair.

Bye Bye Sleeping Bag

The 8 Best Camping Blankets of 2018

Made using the same functional materials as sleeping bags — materials like water-repellent down insulation and ripstop nylon shells — camp blankets are perfect for warm weather camping and fit right in inside the home too.


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