Gear

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This image shows the Cabela's Synch Fly Combo.

Cabela’s Synch Fly Rod & Reel Combo Review

The new Cabela's Synch Fly Combo is an easy-to-cast fly fishing rod and reel combo designed to offer great performance yet come in at an beginner-friendly price point. Cabela's has succeeded: At just under $150...
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REI Co-op Activator SI Jacket Review

The REI Co-op Activator SI Jacket is a lightweight, slightly stretchy jacket that's great for high activity outdoor sports. While it can shed a bit of light rain, it's best suited for mostly dry weather and lay...
dakine boot locker review

DAKINE Boot Locker Review

The DAKINE Boot Locker ski and snowboarding boot bag gobbles up gear. You put your boots in the tarp-lined bottom compartment and stow your helmet, goggles, gloves, snow pants, and jackets in the top. The de...
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Outdoor Research Highcamp 3-Finger Gloves Review

The Outdoor Research Highcamp 3-Finger Gloves have saved my ski season last year: they’re warm, flexible, durable, and easy to wear. More importantly, if you ski with kids or like to take photos and video with ...
microtherm stormdown jacket review

Eddie Bauer MicroTherm StormDown Jacket Review

The Eddie Bauer MicroTherm StormDown Jacket is a versatile lightweight down jacket that looks best after you've put a few miles on it. True, it's not the lightest jacket in this category, but it boasts a combin...
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Outdoor Edge Game Processor Kit Review

The Outdoor Edge Game Processor kit is an outstanding value. It blends several special-purpose knives with heavy-duty shears, a saw and a knife sharpener to create a kit that has all the tools you might need to...

20 Stocking Stuffers for Hunters

Great stocking stuffers for hunters will, of course, fit into a stocking, but more importantly, they should be reasonably inexpensive -- under $50. Most of these stocking stuffers for hunters are under $50 and ...
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REI Co-op Big Haul Duffel Review

The REI Co-op Big Haul Duffel is a fantastic all-purpose adventure duffel bag. It's burly but light. Better yet, it has built-in backpack straps that deploy fast and tuck out of the way when you don't need them...