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AlpineMatt Minich

Your layering system is (probably) wrong

Every outdoorsman thinks he knows how to layer for cold weather. But the system most of us learned is expensive, inefficient, and wrong.

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01 Featured

Gear ReviewsStewart Moore

This week in gear: Let there be light

With the winter solstice approaching, these are quite literally dark days. In this piece, Stewart Moore rounds up four pieces of gear to light the path.

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WellnessAlix Brossette

Recipe: Grain-free gingerbread

Gingerbread is an essential part of the holidays. But it's... still bread. Thankfully, nutritionist Alix Brossette has an alternative recipe that makes this treat accessible to our gluten-free / paleo friends.

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Gear ReviewsMorris Brossette

SoG Approved: Core Third Solar Charger

The market is teeming with solar chargers. Our own Morris Brossette tested one of the best.

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CycleAndrew Winohradsky

What’s the deal with fat bikes?

Fat tires used to be a sort of novelty, but now they seem to be everywhere. In this piece, bike pro Andrew Winohradsky breaks down the market forces behind the trend.

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02 Staff Picks

WellnessAlix Brossette

Recipe: Paleo Crockpot Chile

Chili is simple, hearty, and delicious. And when made by nutritionist Alix Brossette, it's also a great source of post-workout nutrition.

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How to eat like an athlete

Even the best training plan will fall flat without a solid diet. In this piece, trainer Mo Brossette shares the basics of a high-performance diet.

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Tenkara fishing the Pacific Crest Trail

Guest writer Stewart Moore takes his Tenkara rod deep, deep into the Sierra Mountains.

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CycleRoxanne Trujillo

Interview: Adam Miller of Why Cycles

Adam Miller started a phenomenon when he founded Borealis fat bikes. Now he's back again with a line of specialty titanium rides.

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SurviveRenee Howard

Camp food goes gourmet

One Alaska raft guide promised to change freeze-dried food for good. Giant Renee Howard puts her meals to the test.

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Ninety Days of Wild Alaskan Bounty

Do you dream of living on the land? Leaving behind current world priorities and reach back in time to when food and shelter was your daily worries. Sit in with Nancy and Fredrick as we learn about their summer of living off the land of Alaska.

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03 Gear Reviews

Gear ReviewsMorris Brossette

Gear review: TRX suspension system

You've probably see the TRX training straps for sale on TV. Our resident strength trainer Morris Brossette put them to the test.

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Gear Review: The Rinse Kit

Cleanliness is next to godliness. But we're not always within reach of a sink or shower. That's where the Rinse Kit comes in. Our own Morriss Brossette reviewed this portable pressurized water system.

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Gear ReviewsStewart Moore

This week in gear: 4 pieces for the dogs

Dog's don't care about gear. But we do. So this week, Stewart Moore rounded up four items designed to keep our furry friends happy and healthy in the great outdoors.

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Gear Review: YNOT Wildland Scout

Sure, YNOT's Wildland Scout pack was built for the backcountry. But gear tester Justin Park found that it holds up just as well against the rigors of air travel.

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Gear ReviewsStewart Moore

This week in gear: 4 pieces of winter eyewear

Winter sports put unique pressures on the eyes. In this piece, Stewart Moore rounds up four pieces of gear designed to protect your peepers.

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This week in gear: 4 Turkey Day essentials

Thanksgiving is about gratitude. And it's much easier to be grateful when you've got great gear. So this week, we rounded up four items that made us drool this November.

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04 Around The Web

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Around the web — Westword

New guide ranks Colorado's 14ers

Chris Meehan has written the guidebook Colorado's 14ers deserve. The book ranks each of the 58 climbs, and suggests great bars, breweries, and ice cream parlors near the base of each. Read more

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Around the web — Field and Stream

How to Build the Perfect Survival Camp

As a lost hunter, your job is to make SAR’s job easier by staying put. But as you wait to be found, there are other things you should do to stay comfortable—and alive. Read more

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Around the web — theinertia.com

These scientists are smarter than surfers

Experimental research has found that wetsuits don't make it harder to paddle, and that rash guards are actually cool. Read more

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Around the web — Field and Stream

7 tactics for late-season bucks

Late-season bucks are the survivors—the smartest, most reclusive deer in the woods. To tag one now, you’ll have to work harder than ever to earn it. Read more

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Around the web — gearjunkie.com

Is this the world's toughest climbing pack?

Hyperlite Mountain Gear primarily designs equipment for thru-hikers and backpackers. But its 100-percent, woven Dyneema Porter Pack is the best climbing backpack this reviewer has used in two decades. Read more

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Around the web — The New York Times

Experience Macedonia's Hidden Gems

Hundreds of millions of dollars are going toward transforming Macedonia’s capital. But there's already lots to see off the beaten path. Read more

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