Outdoor Gear Reviews
We test tons of gear every year, hiking trails at Georgia’s Cumberland Island to California’s Big Sur coastline – and many mountaintops in between. These reviews highlight our favorite, trail-tested hiking, backpacking, cycling, running and camping gear.
We just returned from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, a massive showcase of the outdoor industry’s most innovative, upcoming outdoor gear & apparel. Here are a few of our editors’ top picks from the show.READ MORE
Stylish and versatile for everyday wear, and also adventure-ready: the Women’s Sweetwater Fleece Hoodie from Stio. Our trail-tested review.READ MORE
Ready to hit the trail for a day of outdoor family fun, but wondering what to pack? Check out our hiking gear list for kids for some packing inspiration.READ MORE
Fuel your dog on hiking and camping adventures with TurboPUP, a trail-friendly meal replacement bar for dogs. They’re grain-free, American made & sourced from human-quality ingredients.READ MORE
GSI Outdoors delivers a lightweight, compact and super packable option for brewing hot drinks on the go.READ MORE
With sweat-activated Omni Freeze ZERO tech, the Freeze Degree II Tank Top and Zero Rules Skort from Columbia keep me cool on runs when temperatures rise.READ MORE
The MicroTherm Field Vest, packed with 700-fill DownTek water-repellant down, is a versatile cold weather layering staple from Eddie Bauer that provides warmth in windy and damp conditions.READ MORE
Free-standing when full and light in weight, the Hydrapak Stash soft-walled collapsible bottle is great for at-rest hydration. Our trail-tested review.READ MORE
Good To-Go gourmet dehydrated meals prove healthy trail food can be tasty, too. Handmade by an Iron Chef (and team) with quality ingredients, Good To-Go adds major ‘yum’ to our adventures.READ MORE
Twice a year, the biggest and hottest names in outdoor gear convene in Salt Lake City to showcase innovative outdoor gear & apparel. Here’s our hand-picked favorite gear from the Outdoor Retailer Winter 2015 Show.READ MORE
Two accessory cases to keep gear dry: our trail-tested review of the Chums Storm Series Traveler in-pack case and the larger, wearable & waterproof Downriver case.READ MORE
Looking for the perfect outdoor gift for a hiker, backpacker, runner or camper? Our outdoor gift guides feature hand-picked hiking, backpacking and camping gifts from our favorite outfitters.READ MORE
The Whispbar rack system from Yakima: beautiful, sophisticated styling that stays nearly silent on the road. Our Audi Q5 Whispbar roof rack review.READ MORE
Get outside, Georgia! #atlantatrails
Find the best outdoor adventures in the southeast! Our Georgia trail map search highlights our favorite adventures on a searchable map. Or check out our favorite Atlanta hiking trails, our favorite North Georgia hiking trails, the best hikes to Georgia waterfalls, and our favorite Atlanta running trails for more great ideas on how to get outside.
Snap a selfie on your favorite Georgia summit, a group shot from the Appalachian Trail, a morning sunrise with your favorite trail pup, or your favorite Georgia waterfall... we'd love to see your adventures! Share your photos with us! Tag them #atlantatrails on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. We'll share our favorites, as well as our own favorite shots!