Trailspace gets a first look at the Japanese stove manufacturer Soto's Muka (Japanese for "atomize") liquid fuel stove. The unique Muka stove atomizes fuel rather than evaporating it.
Gore-Tex promises the most breathable waterproof membrane yet with its new Active Shell fabric. Arc'teryx, Mammut, and Adidas are on board to offer fast and light alpine jackets with Active Shell for fall 2011.
It's common knowledge to not rely on your cell phone for help in the backcountry, lest you become a cautionary tale. But, what if you could use your smartphone even after you've lost a cell signal? SPOT Connect turns your smartphone into a satellite communicator.
Wenger partners with speed climber Ueli Steck to craft a Swiss Army knife optimized for alpine ascents.
Winter ultralighters, Therm-a-Rest is adding an all-season NeoAir mattress to their sleeping pad lineup. It uses the same Reflective Barrier and Triangular Core Matrix layers as the original NeoAir, but more of them for a 4.9 R-value at 19 ounces.
Bear canisters. Backpackers often wonder, couldn't I make a lighter/easier/more packable version on my own? Zac Rubenson went and produced his own prototype canister, the modular Bearier 700 canister.
With over 150 products coming to the U.S. market this fall, Adidas shows it's serious about extending its brand into technical outdoor shoes and apparel.
Snowshoes may be thousands of years old, but the current offerings are anything but primitive. Here are a few of the newest models from Crescent Moon, Easton, and Tubbs. Plus, what's the real difference between a snowshoe and trekking pole?