This photo shows the ICEMULE Pro cooler being worn by a hiker on a bridge outside near trees and a lake.

ICEMULE Pro Soft-Sided Backpack Cooler Review

The ICEMULE Pro backpack cooler is one of our favorite soft-sided coolers. The overall design is astoundingly simple -- it's basically an insulated dry-bag with backpack straps. To get Man Makes Fire a close...
This photo shows several soft-sided coolers next to each other, including the YETI Hopper Backflip 24, OtterBox Trooper 20, Fishpond IceStorm, Fishpond Blizzard, and ICEMULE Pro soft coolers.

12 Best Soft-Sided Coolers 2018: How to Choose

The best soft-sided coolers blend usability with durability and insulating properties -- but the best soft-sided cooler is not the one that has three more ice cubes remaining after a multi-day ice retention tes...
This photo shows the Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe camping tent set up near a river.

Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe Tent Review

The Big Agnes Big House 4 Deluxe tent blends excellent quality with ultralight materials, creating a roomy tent with vertical side walls that is still very packable: The Big House 4 Deluxe tent weighs in at abo...
This camp chair photo shows the REI Co-op Flexlite Macro Chair in front of a tent.

REI Co-op Flexlite Macro Chair Review

The REI Co-op Flexlite Macro Chair is a lightweight, super-packable camping and event chair that is also surprisingly comfortable. Better yet, this new "Macro" version is built stout enough to handle up to 300 ...
This photo shows the Eureka! Boondocker Hotel 6 Tent set up next to a river at a camping site.

Eureka! Boondocker Hotel 6 Tent Review

The new for 2018 Eureka! Boondocker Hotel 6 Tent is versatile, robust and roomy. It's tall, has great ventilation and it boasts a massive gear garage. To get us a closer look at this new camping tent, Eureka...
This photo shows a camp stove with a frying pan full of veggies frying outside.

15 Best Camp Stoves and Camping Grills 2018

When you finally get outside and go camping, you want the best camp stove or best camping grill for your needs. This doesn't mean the most expensive camp stove and grill combo -- just the camp stove or camp gri...
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21 Best Family Camping Tents 2018

The best family camping tent in 2018 should give you plenty of room, shed rain, handle some wind, and be reasonably packable for car camping. Better yet, the best tent for you should fit your budget — but also ...
This image shows the Cabela’s Polar Cap Equalizer Cooler on the bank of a lake.

Cabela’s Polar Cap Equalizer Cooler Review

The Cabela’s Polar Cap Equalizer Cooler is one of the best rugged coolers for keeping your food and beverages cold for days. Cabela’s offers the Polar Cap Equalizer in a variety of sizes and color combinations ...