How To Pack A Backpack

Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on the trail. Instead, choose what you need wisely, then pack the bag efficiently for a lighter, more comfortable load. Here's how.
» 12/19/14 2:17pm Friday 2:17pm

What To Do When It All Goes Wrong

Visiting dangerous places, leaving cell signal behind, traveling by yourself and just generally taking risks? Well, guess what? At some point, it's going to go badly for you. Likely when you least expect it. Here's what I've learned about self rescue. » 12/17/14 4:39pm Wednesday 4:39pm

Some Additional Thoughts On The Ducati Scrambler

The reaction to reviews of the new Ducati Scrambler has been…mixed. I think that's partially because us journalists have failed to do it justice and partially because the bike is very misunderstood. So I figured I should take a few minutes and explain it for you.
» 12/15/14 4:40pm 12/15/14 4:40pm

Why The 2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Is A Cool Idea With Weak Execution

From TruckYeah! The 2015 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is that washed up, loose-cannon-cop-on-the-edge pulled out of retirement for "one last job." Giving an old hero a shiny badge and a new gun always works on TV, but this truck isn't quite up to fighting its rivals anymore, on-road or off. » 12/15/14 2:26pm 12/15/14 2:26pm

Rugged Phones Are Bullshit, Here's How To Make Them Better

Pictured is a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active that fell three feet off a cooler onto a hard dirt surface. It and other "rugged" phones like it can never hope to incorporate the protection a simple, affordable case can. But, that's not to say the idea doesn't have some merit. » 12/12/14 2:00pm 12/12/14 2:00pm