Outdoors

The Outdoor Exchange Is Crowdfunding A Subscription-Based Lending Service For Outdoor Gear

Being an outdoor enthusiast can be expensive these days. With camping equipment, kayaks, binoculars, fishing gear, and of course, Dropcams to record your sweet bike stunts, the costs can really add u

Gift Guide: The Tech-Loving Outdoors Enthusiast

Technology and nature seem in constant conflict, but they can be better together. And tech enthusiasts aren't by default mutually exclusive with people who love the outdoors, which is why we've put to

AllTrails Partners With National Geographic, Launches Redesigned, Co-branded Website

<a href="http://alltrails.com/">AllTrails</a>, the AngelPad and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/13/alltrails-pockets-400k-from-500-startups-and-more/">500 Startups-backed</a> company work

I Could Definitely Use This Fold-Out Field Kitchen

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Smart Helmet tells you if you hurt your brain

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/buildingabet.jpg" />Living in ski county, I hear every year about skiers and snowboarders that have sustained head injuries from crashing

Essential Gear for the Outdoor Photographer

Now that winter is drawing to a close in most of the country (it’s still snowing here in the Sierra Nevadas), it’s time to think about getting out and taking more pictures. As a photograph

ColdAvenger mixes inhaled cold air with exhaled warm air, sounds like a superhero

<img title="coldavenger" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/coldavenger.jpg" alt="" />Look! Up in the sky! It’s ColdAvenger! No! It’s a guy on skis wearing a ColdAvenger mas

The 'Go Plate' facilitates outdoor food and beverage enjoyment

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/GOPLATE-42-GoPlate-b2.jpg" alt="Go Plate" />Even though summer has been effectively cancelled for certain areas of the country, it doesn't me

Well now, IKEA makes solar-powered lights

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/ikeasol.jpg" />What's that dumb joke, something about “why do you park on a driveway and drive on a parkway”? That logic doesn't real

Not iPhone: Cardboard toilet doubles as a sturdy stool

Here’s a cardboard toilet. It’s called the Shit Box. I’m happy that it appears to only be available in the UK, brought to you by The Brown Corporation (get it?). The outfit’s tagline is “a s

Outdoors retailer REI smitten with solar power, installs panels in several stores

Hooray for the environment, maybe! REI, the outdoor retailer (“rei” is also “king” in “Portuguese,” but pronounced like the English “hay”), will place s

Di Blasi Folding Trike: Slap It Up, Flip It, Rub It Down, Oh Nooo!

Having spent much of the past 10 years living in tiny apartments, I’ve often considered getting a folding bike, but most of them require way too much origami-like folding, don’t fold enoug

Cheapo World Phone for Hazardous, Perilous Adventures!

When the cannibals of Botswharia are boiling you in their giant cauldron, ready to remove your head from your body in preparation of their Lent feast, you’ll be super bummed that your fancy cell

CamelBak and Skullcandy Team Up For Some Backpack Convergence

CamelBak, makers of all thing CamelBaky, have teamed up with Skullcandy for some serious backpack convergence with the M.U.L.E. SC10. The hydration bladder packs your liquid of choice, while Skullcand

Why You, The Reader, Need This 68 LED Flashlight

You need this 68-bulb LED flashlight, because you need people to see your light from over a mile away. You need it because it’s waterproof, so you can blind fishes. You need it because it’