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This image shows the Cabela's Ultralight Air Pad inside of a backpacking tent.

Cabela’s Ultralight Air Pad Review

The Cabela’s Ultralight Air Pad is a lightweight entry-level air sleeping pad that is great for backpacking or camping. It has a simple but effective cushion design that is 2.5-inches thick. Better yet, its reg...
This image shows the SJK Rail Hauler 2.0 backpack in a field.

SJK Rail Hauler 2.0 Hunting Pack Review

The SJK Rail Hauler 2.0 by Slumberjack is a stout hunting backpack aimed squarely at helping you haul big loads. It’s lightweight but burly, built around an anodized aluminum frame. It’s versatile, comfortable ...
This image shows the front view of the Nikon COOLPIX W300 waterproof camera.

Nikon COOLPIX W300 Waterproof Camera Shoots 4K Video

The new Nikon COOLPIX W300 waterproof camera is an update to Nikon’s previous waterproof point-and-shoot camera, the AW130. Like its predecessor, the W300 boasts a rugged overall design but adds the ability to ...
This image shows the Olympus Tough TG-5 waterproof camera in the mud on the ground.

Olympus Tough TG-5 Waterproof Camera Review

The Olympus Tough TG-5 is arguably the best waterproof camera available today. It boasts a wide variety of features, including the ability to add lenses as well as record 4K video. We took the TG-5 out and abou...
This image shows the Simms Freestone wading boot at the river's edge.

Simms Freestone Wading Boot Review

The Simms Freestone Boot is a burly wading boot made to handle tough fishing conditions. If you’re fly fishing in areas with rough riverbeds or even sharp rocks, these are the wading boots for you. The Simms...
This Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible-Top Waders review photo shows a fly fisher wearing the Orvis waders in a river.

Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible-Top Waders Review

The Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible-Top Wader is a great midrange fishing wader with an excellent price-to-value ratio. Like its name suggests, the Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible-Top Wader boasts a nifty trick: ...