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Hiking, Backpacking & Camping

Best Fishing Net of 2022
10 days ago

Best Fishing Net of 2022

We picked the best fishing nets and tested each one to give you the information you need to make the right choice. Get...
Best Fishing Rod of 2022
10 days ago

Best Fishing Rod of 2022

The right fishing rod can mean the difference between angling glory and going home empty, so get ready to haul in the...
Best Rooftop Tents of 2022
10 days ago

Best Rooftop Tents of 2022

Rooftop tents are all the rave, but purchasing one can turn into a bit of a headache. We selected 10 of the most...


Men's Clothing

Best Insulated Jackets of 2022
2 weeks ago

Best Insulated Jackets of 2022

In the market for the best synthetic insulated jacket? We've tested and compared 15 of the best choices side-by-side...
Best Softshell Jackets of 2022
3 weeks ago

Best Softshell Jackets of 2022

Our review tests the top softshell jackets and lets you know which ones are the best for the activities you regularly...
Best Travel Underwear of 2022
3 weeks ago

Best Travel Underwear of 2022

Layering systems should be built from the foundations up, starting with a quality pair of underwear. They should be...


Women's Clothing



Shoes & Boots

Hiking Boots (Men's & Women's), Hiking Shoes (Men's & Women's), Trail Running Shoes (Men's & Women's) or see all in Footwear
Best Skate Shoes of 2022
10 days ago

Best Skate Shoes of 2022

To help you find the best skate shoes, we researched dozens of different models on the market and bought and tested 8...
Best Hiking Socks of 2022
2 weeks ago

Best Hiking Socks of 2022

Is a bomber hiking sock the next thing you need to add to your adventure gear list? We spent countless hours...


Climbing

Best Climbing Gear of 2022
5 days ago

Best Climbing Gear of 2022

Looking for the best climbing gear we've ever tested? Come check out our hand-selected list of the top gear of 2022.


Biking

10 Best Mountain Bikes of 2022
5 days ago

10 Best Mountain Bikes of 2022

We're always searching for the best new mountain bikes. After researching the latest and greatest models on the...


Snow Sports

Best Snowshoes of 2022
2 months ago

Best Snowshoes of 2022

Finding the best pair of snowshoes for your adventure from the ever-growing crop of choices can be worse than...
Best Ski Socks of 2022
2 months ago

Best Ski Socks of 2022

Calling all ladies and gents seeking the best ski socks. Our testers virtually live on the slopes in the winter and...
Best Ski Goggles of 2022
3 months ago

Best Ski Goggles of 2022

If you're still skiing in your warped and scratched goggles that should have been retired 10 years ago, this is a...


Paddling

Best Dry Bags of 2022
4 weeks ago

Best Dry Bags of 2022

Unless you are willing to risk it for the biscuit, transporting water-phobic gear safely across a body of water...
Best Inflatable Kayaks of 2022
1 month ago

Best Inflatable Kayaks of 2022

Sick of being the only one without a kayak, but you have no room to keep it? Check out one of these inflatable kayaks...


Fitness

Best Hand Weights of 2022
6 days ago

Best Hand Weights of 2022

Looking for the best hand weights? We researched the market before our experts bought and tested the top 9 promising...
Best Running Gear of 2022
3 weeks ago

Best Running Gear of 2022

With our collection of knowledge on all things running, we have put together a list of our favorite products to keep...
Best Massage Ball of 2022
1 month ago

Best Massage Ball of 2022

We extensively tested some of the best massage balls on the market. Whether you are looking for a ball to relieve your...


Travel

Best Bike Travel Case of 2022
4 weeks ago

Best Bike Travel Case of 2022

We spent countless hours researching the best bike travel cases on the market. After extensive research, we bought...
Best Cargo Boxes of 2022
4 weeks ago

Best Cargo Boxes of 2022

Have more cargo than your car can carry? We bought the 10 best cargo boxes available today and tested them...
Best Laptop Backpack of 2022
1 month ago

Best Laptop Backpack of 2022

Seeking the best laptop backpack? After perusing over 80 of the best options on the market, we chose 8 to test...


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One of our favorite boards for beginner to intermediate paddlers seeking a stable inflatable board for a variety of...


GearLab Learning Center

How to Choose a Rooftop Tent
10 days ago

How to Choose a Rooftop Tent

There are a ton of factors to consider when getting ready to purchase a rooftop tent. These tents (also referred to as...

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