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This image shows the Cabela's Privy Shelter on the bank of a river on a sandy beach.

Cabela’s Privy Shelter Review

If you’re camping or day tripping with kids, aging adults or inexperienced campers, you need to take along a portable potty system -- and a key component of your outdoor bathroom is a privy. The Cabela’s Privy ...
This image shows the REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping bag in a tent.

REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping Bag Review

The REI Co-op Magma 10 Sleeping Bag is an outstanding ultralight down sleeping bag. The shell fabric, overall design, weight, and even the color all come together to create a truly excellent backpacking sleepin...
This image shows the REI Co-op Flash Insulated Air Sleeping Pad in a closeup on a beach.

REI Co-op Flash Insulated Air Sleeping Pad Review

The REI Co-op Flash Insulated Air Sleeping Pad is an excellent lightweight backpacking sleeping pad. It’s comfortable, quiet and easy to inflate. We’re big fans. To give us a better look at the REI Co-op Fla...
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 ...