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Monthly Archives: May 2022

Off the Beaten Path in the 2022 Toyota Tundra

Whether you’re exploring backroads just to see new places or heading to a specific destination, trailhead, or campsite, pulling off a successful adventure starts with proper planning—and the right vehicle. Ride along as pro mountain bikers and off-road enthusiasts Joey Schusler and Kyle Strait show how the new Tundra is capable of tackling virtually any […]

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Water Treatment, Reinvented: Introducing the LifeStraw Peak Series

Video loading… LifeStraw, the backcountry water-purification brand best known for its award-winning Personal Straw filter, is kicking off hiking season with a bang. This spring heralds the launch of five brand-new filtration products, including a total redesign of the iconic Personal Straw. Every one of the new Peak Series filters boasts ultra-fast flow rates and more durable […]

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Lumen Wants to Track Your Metabolic Flexibility. But Do You Need It?

Metabolic flexibility is a buzzy topic, particularly among biohackers—people who use themselves as an experiment in an effort to be healthier or perform better. Being metabolically flexible means that you’re able to switch between burning carbs and burning fat for energy, which helps your body consistently function at its best, both in everyday life and […]

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Why Are So Many Climbers in Trouble on Mount Hood This Year?

At 5:38 p.m. on January 26, 72 cell phones from Portland Mountain Rescue (PMR) and 67 from the Hood River Crag Rats mountain rescue team rattled and hummed. “Fallen climber, Devils Kitchen,” read the messages. I cringed with consternation and frustration. Someone was in trouble again on the mountain, and my evening, night’s sleep, and next […]

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A Norwegian Climber Aims to Break Nims Purja’s 8,000er Record

A Norwegian climber named Kristin Harila is well on her way to breaking Nirmal “Nims” Purja’s speed record for ascending the world’s 14 mountains above 8,000 meters (26,000 feet).  On Friday, Harila, 36, reached the summit of 27,766-foot Makalu, less than one week after she’d hiked Mount Everest and 27,940-foot Lhotse in one push. She […]

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Why We Should Embrace Post-Race Emptiness 

Earlier this month, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, the reigning men’s Olympic 1,500-meter champion, gave a post-race interview at the Sound Running Track Meet in California. The 21-year-old Norwegian had just vanquished a quality field in the 5,000-meters despite still being, as he put it, in the “basic training” phase of his season. After answering a few questions […]

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When Do I Need New Trail-Running Shoes?

Welcome to Ask a Gear Editor, a monthly column where we answer readers’ most puzzling gear questions. Have a burning question of your own? Become an Outside+ member to ask an Outside expert for advice. I’m an avid runner but mostly stick to shorter distances. This year I’m shooting for my first 50K. How will I know […]

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