Author: Benjamin Tepler

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist – Backpacker

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist – Backpacker

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The Best Cold-Weather Apparel for Getting Your Kids Outside This Winter

The Best Cold-Weather Apparel for Getting Your Kids Outside This Winter

Getting outdoors with little kids in the winter is the stuff of Hallmark memories—think children hap [...]
Weekly Obsession: One Bottle Hydration Adapter

Weekly Obsession: One Bottle Hydration Adapter

Hydration bladders are ubiquitous for a reason: they let you drink on the go, without having to stop [...]
Why Is Dyneema Gear so Light—and so Expensive?

Why Is Dyneema Gear so Light—and so Expensive?

Dyneema (formerly known as Cuben Fiber), sounds a bit like science fiction on paper. By weight, it’s [...]
The Best Dehydrated Backpacking Curry in 2021

The Best Dehydrated Backpacking Curry in 2021

Welcome to Pouch Wars, a monthly taste-test of dehydrated backpacking meals. We’ve surveyed the mark [...]
Deal of the Week: Suunto 7

Deal of the Week: Suunto 7

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The 10 Best Gifts for Ultralight Backpackers of 2021

The 10 Best Gifts for Ultralight Backpackers of 2021

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Weekly Obsession: North Face Thermoball Eco Hoodie

Weekly Obsession: North Face Thermoball Eco Hoodie

New Hampshire’s White Mountains offer every opportunity to test the limits of outerwear, and The Nor [...]
8 Gifts for Ultralighters – Backpacker

8 Gifts for Ultralighters – Backpacker

Big Agnes Tiger Wall 2 Carbon (Photo: courtesy)Big Agnes Tiger Wall 2 Carbon, $1,000 If money is no [...]
The Camelbak Lifestraw Bottle Makes Filtration Easy

The Camelbak Lifestraw Bottle Makes Filtration Easy

For an overnight trip, a water filter is a no-brainer. But on a longer than expected dayhike, I usua [...]
Deal of the Week: Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Sleeping Pad

Deal of the Week: Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Sleeping Pad

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Gear Gurus: Big Agnes’ Bill Gamber

Gear Gurus: Big Agnes’ Bill Gamber

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Join Outside+ and Test Gear for Backpacker

Join Outside+ and Test Gear for Backpacker

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