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Compression Socks Help Prevent Fatal Blood Clots

The 101 primer on how compression socks prevent blood clots and reduce aches and swelling, plus a rundown of compression socks on the market. Read More


Gear Review: Patagonia R1 Full-Zip Fleece Jacket

Patagonia’s R1 Full-Zip Fleece Jacket proved to be a great lightweight jacket for general travel and serious outdoor pursuits. Read More


Elemental Herbs All Good Sport Sunscreen

When you’re sweating this sunscreen stays put, plus it’s paraben-free, hypoallergenic, gluten-free, vegan, PABA-free, GMO-free, organic and biodegradable. Read More


Review: Costa Del Mar Hamlin Sunglasses

While these sunglasses were named for top angler Captain Ron Hamlin, they’re also great for general travel and outdoor pursuits on terra firma. Read More


Let’s Turn On Our Headlamps & Dance Like Monsters

Sarah, mother of two, shares how headlamps are great parenting tools, especially when it’s time to dance like monsters. Read More


Gear Review: Eagle Creek Universal Traveler

It’s all about balance. With Eagle Creek’s Universal Traveler, you can hit the trail comfortably, and also haul your portable office. Read More


3 Top Trends for Winter Gear and Clothing

We recently attended the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show to see the hot trends for outdoor and travel gear. Read More


Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy 800 Sleeping Bag

The lightweight, compact Mobile Mummy serves as a sleeping bag , but also allows you to free your arms and legs. Read More


Pacsafe Ultimate Safe Backpack

Would-be thieves will give up and move on when they realize they’ve messed with the wrong backpack. Read More


Holiday Gifts: A Few of Our Favorite Things

Whether it's a heart-rate monitor, stainless steel pint cup or wool travel wrap, there's something here for everyone who loves the outdoors and travel. Read More