AlpineRenee Howard

How to Ski Alaska (without selling a kidney)

You don’t need a helicopter to ski the Chugach. In this piece, Alaskan Renee Howard explains how to shred The Last Frontier on a budget.

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01 Featured

AlpineKevin Linderman

SOG Approved: Solo Stove

The wood-fueled Solo Stove looks like the camp stove of the future... but looks aren't everything. So we fired one up to test the hype.

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WellnessAlix Brossette

Recipe: Alix’s Chocolate Zucchini Bread

When our resident nutritionist Alix Barth-Brossette cooked this bread for you on Facebook Live, we got dozens of requests for the recipe. So here it is.

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Gear ReviewsKevin Linderman

Gear Review: Cotopaxi Kusa Jacket

The newest full-zip jacket from Cotopaxi feels great on the trail *and* looks cool at the bar.

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SurviveJon Gaffney

How to Pack Your Urban Go-Bag

The concept of a Go-Bag isn’t a new one by any stretch; keep your absolutely necessary items in a bag ready to “go” at a moment's notice.

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02 Staff Picks

BoardStewart Moore

Earth-friendly snowboards are here at last.

Most snowboards are environmental disasters, but one Salt Lake City company is trying to change the game.

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SurviveRenee Howard

Ninety Days of Wild Alaskan Bounty

Do you dream of living on the land? Sit in with Nancy and Fredrick as we learn about their summer of living off the land of Alaska.

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SurviveKevin Linderman

Video: Shoulders of Giants Fire Starters Part 1

If there's anyone you want to learn survival skills from, it's Jeff Houston. In this video series, he teaches his favorite firestarting methods.

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WellnessEric Hockman

Campfire Gourmet: Citrus Salmon a la Moab

Trust me when I say, this meal was worthy of any food critic’s most discerning taste buds.

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TravelMatt Minich

4 tropical island hikes

There's more to the island life than white sand beaches and fruity beverages. In this piece, we rounded up four great hikes in paradise.

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ShootKevin Linderman

Talking with Giants: John Wayne Walding

Decorated Green Beret sniper, entrepreneur, and American hero John Wayne Walding sits down with Shoulders of Giants to talk sacrifice, persistence, NASCAR, and his sweet new ride.

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03 Gear Reviews

SurviveKevin Linderman

SOG Approved: Vargo’s Ultimate Firestarter

"Ultimate Firestarter" is a bold name for a product. Our founder tested Vargo's latest piece to see whether it can hold that weight.

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WellnessStewart Moore

This week in gear: 4 home gym must-haves

Want to crush on the trail this summer? Start training now.

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BoardStewart Moore

The Snow Show: Gear we’re watching

Every year, snow sports industry leaders show off their newest gear at a show in Colorado. Our own Stewart Moore was there to test it all out.

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SurviveRenee Howard

Gear Review: BioLite Camp Stove

The BioLite Campstove is a neat concept---it runs on kindling and it can charge your phone, gps, or camera. But does it work? Writer Renee Howard tested it to find out.

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Gear ReviewsStewart Moore

This week in gear: 4 ways to go ultra-light

Light backpacks make happy backpackers. So this week, long distance hiker Stewart Moore rounded up four pieces of gear that shave some major ounces.

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Gear ReviewsStewart Moore

This week in gear: 4 headwear essentials

Keeping warm should look good. So our own Stewart Moore rounded up four pieces of winter headgear that don't look like...well... headgear.

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04 Around The Web

Around the web — Field and Stream

This spring's 5 best swimbaits

Lazy early-spring fish driving you nuts? These new rubber lures will make them open wide.
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Around the web — transworld snowboarding

Vail Resorts Just Bought Stowe Mountain

The biggest name in Colorado ski resorts is now coast-to-coast. Vail Resorts has officially bought Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort. Read more

Around the web — The New York Times

In Eritrea, a Diver’s Dreamscape

The waters off this troubled nation shelter pristine reefs and a plethora of exotic fish. Read more

Around the web — Field and Stream

Why You Don’t Catch Big Bass

Follow these six principles to make this the year that you land a true trophy largemouth. Read more

Around the web —

Want A Happy Marriage? Live In A Van

Does living in a van 365 days a year make a marriage better? Seems to work for these two. Read more

Around the web — Outdoor Life

How To Ice Fish Without Dying

Staying safe on the ice takes just a little commons sense. But the consequences of not having that sense are harsh. Read more

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Quilted gray trucker hat with orange logo on front.

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