Newsletter Archive

Recent Issues

We are still publishing the Trailspace News, but back issues are no longer being archived on this page.

To read current issues, please subscribe.


  • July 2012 Tent Giveaway, Review Corps, Cloudveil Founder Launches Stio, Vote Up Your Favorite Reviews
  • June 2012 Trail Tested, Canoe Strokes, Reviewer of the Month, Defending the PCT
  • May 2012 Haiku Contest Winners, Reviewer of the Month, National Trails Day
  • April 2012 Backcountry Gear Haiku Contest
  • March 2012 New Tools for Great Reviews, Ultimate Hiker's Giveaway
  • February 2012 Outdoor Retailer Coverage, Improving Down, Reviewers of the Month
  • January 2012 Outdoor Retailer Preview, Paper Cookware, Get Smarter: Write a Review


  • December 2011 Winter Traction, Homeless Capes, Crowdsourcing, American Wool, Photo Contest Winners
  • November 2011 Happy Thanksgiving, Photo Contest, Update Your Reviews, Custom Gear
  • October 2011 Vargo Hexagon Stove, Light & Motion Solite 150
  • September 2011 Instant Eggs Cook-Off, Sleep System Gear Test
  • August 2011 Gear News from Outdoor Retailer
  • July 2011 Feathered Friends Q&A, Canoe and Lightweight Gear Guides
  • June 2011 Barefoot Hiking, Lightweight Backpacking, Folding Poles
  • May 2011 How to Cross Streams and Rivers, Gear Explained: Canoe Materials
  • April 2011 How Green is Your Adventure?, Sleeping Bag Construction
  • March 2011 Trailspace Turns 10 Essay Contest, Sleeping Bags Explained, Barefoot Trail Shoes
  • February 2011 Trailspace Turns 10 Essay Contest, Outdoor Retailer Coverage, Gear Tests
  • January 2011 Outdoor Retailer Preview, BLM Wild Land Protections, Denali Mountaineering Fee


  • December 2010 Outdoor Gift Ideas, AvaLung Recall, Polartec NeoShell
  • November 2010 20,000 Reviews, Recycle Old Gear, Hike Safely in Hunting Season
  • October 2010 20,000 Reviews Contest
  • September 2010 Outdoor Retailer, Junior Rangers
  • August 2010 no publication
  • July 2010 Outdoor Retailer Preview, New Site Features
  • June 2010 Great American Backyard Campout, Trekking Pole Parts Explained
  • May 2010 Rod Johnson, Trekking Poles, Paddling Gear
  • April 2010 Photo Contest Winners, Human Waste Disposal in the Backcountry
  • March 2010 Trailspace Member Photo Contest
  • February 2010 Randy Merrell, Outdoor Retailer Reports
  • January 2010 NEMO Equipment, Outdoor Retailer Preview, Winter Hiking Essentials, 2010 Footwear


  • December 2009 Outdoor iPhone Apps, Planning a Thru-Hike Part 4, Gift Ideas
  • November 2009 Planning a Thru-Hike Parts 1-3, Winter Gear Highlights, In-Bottle Water Filters
  • October 2009 Planning a Thru-Hike, Tom Mangan Joins Trailspace, Expanded Gear Guide
  • September 2009 Gossamer Gear, How to Fuel Up on the Trail
  • August 2009 How to Hydrate on the Trail, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2009
  • July 2009 Backpacking with Kids, New Site Features
  • June 2009 Backpacking with Baby
  • May 2009 CiloGear, National Trails Day
  • April 2009 Jacks 'R' Better, Empire Canvas Works
  • March 2009 SPOT Test, ULA-Equipment, Brasslite
  • February 2009 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Reports, Henry Shires's Tarptents
  • January 2009 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Preview



  • December 2007 1% for the Planet Contest
  • November 2007 Blazing a Good Trail (Part III), Review Tips, 1% Contest
  • October 2007 Blazing a Good Trail, Part II
  • September 2007 Blazing a Good Trail, Part I
  • August 2007 Outdoor Retailer Highlights, Trailspace Hats, Climbing Gear and Access
  • July 2007 2007 Backpacks, Backpacking and Camping Pillows, MSR Delays Reactor
  • June 2007 Hiking with Young Children
  • May 2007 Everest, Vintage Style, Upcoming Events
  • April 2007 2007 Daypacks, Green Gear, Soft Shells 101
  • March 2007 Celebrating 10,000 Reviews, New Site Features
  • February 2007 Climbing Antarctica, Kahtoola FLIGHTsystem, Recycled Backpacks
  • January 2007 Integrated Canister Stove Showdown, La Sportiva Sonic TR


Outdoors For Your In-box

Trailspace News is a free email update that includes a mix of outdoor news, gear reviews, site updates, and timely alerts about sales and specials from top outdoor retailers. In each issue you'll find a roundup of recent activity at Trailspace, including the cream of the crop of user-submitted gear reviews.


Just enter your email address to start receiving Trailspace News today: