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MSR Solo Stove, Tough Tufto Pants, UTMB Ultra Pack

A solo stove from Mountain Safety Research, bomb-proof scrambling pants from Bergans of Norway, and a super-niche ultra running pack from CamelBak: new gear was practically popping out of the booths on the second day of Outdoor Retailer. Keep Reading »

First $100 Backcountry.com Winner, Four to Go

Congratulations to Kim Fenske, our first weekly winner of a $100 gift card to Backcountry.com. We'll draw a new winning $100 reviewer next week until we have five winners total. Keep Reading »

Black Diamond and P-Tec: Lights and Lightweight Poles

Black Diamond and Princeton Tec showed off new charging and waterproof lights. Plus, a pair of super-light trekking poles from Black Diamond highlighted Day 1 at Outdoor Retailer. Keep Reading »

Outdoor Retailer Demo Day: Novel Bars, Paddling Solo

A few standouts from Outdoor Retailer's Demo Day included energy bars with interesting ingredients, plus an Old Town canoe built for one. Keep Reading »

It's Time for Outdoor Retailer Summer Market!

Trailspace is at Outdoor Retailer. Stay tuned for recaps on the backcountry gear, apparel, and footwear coming your way in 2015. And follow our coverage here, on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and YouTube. Keep Reading »

We're Giving Away Five $100 Backcountry.com Gift Cards

We're giving one lucky reviewer a $100 gift card to Backcountry.com every week for the next five weeks. We'll draw the first $100 weekly winner on Friday, August 8. Keep Reading »

Daniel Wins $300 Camp Kitchen from Katadyn, Optimus

Congratulations to member and gear reviewer Daniel Norgan! He won a backcountry kitchen package worth $300, thanks to Katadyn, Optimus, and AlpineAire. Keep Reading »

Last Week: Review Your Gear to Win Kataydn Kitchen

What's your most dependable outdoor gear? Review your gear, apparel, or footwear now through Wednesday, July 30, and you're entered to win $300 worth of great outdoor gear and trail food from Katadyn, Optimus, and AlpineAire. Keep Reading »

Meet Soleful2001, Trailspace's Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Soleful2001, Trailspace's newest Reviewer of the Month. For his contributions, the North Carolina backpacker and photographer wins a GoMotion Fusion backpack light and other goodies. Keep Reading »

Filter, Food, Fire: Win $300 of Kataydn-Optimus Gear

Stay hydrated and well fed on the trail this summer, if you win $300 worth of outdoor gear and trail food from Katadyn, Optimus, and AlpineAire. Keep Reading »

Protecting Climbing Crags: Meet the Access Fund Conservation Team

In addition to the essential gear, climbers also require open, protected climbing areas. Mike Morin and Amanda Peterson help maintain those crags as the 2014 Access Fund-Jeep Conservation Team. Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear to Win $300 of Katadyn-Optimus Gear

Review your outdoor gear today and you're entered to win a complete backcountry camp kitchen worth $300, thanks to Katadyn, Optimus, and AlpineAire. Keep Reading »

Win a Backcountry Kitchen from Katadyn and Optimus

From stove to spoon, filter to food, we're giving one gear reviewer all the essentials for a backcountry camp kitchen, thanks to the folks at Katadyn, Optimus, and AlpineAire ($300 value). Keep Reading »

Adrian Turner wins ENO Hammock Hanging Package

Congratulations to community member Adrian Turner! Adrian just won a complete hammock package including hammock, underquilt, fly, bug net, and more, thanks to Eagles Nest Outfitters ($585 value). Keep Reading »

Final Days: Review Gear to Win ENO Hammock Package

Whether it's your favorite (or least fave) backpacking stove, AT skis, climbing rope, kayak, or hard shell, we want to hear how your gear fared. You could win an Eagles Nest Outfitters hammock prize worth $585. Keep Reading »

One Gear Reviewer Will Win $585 ENO Hammock Prize

Review a piece of gear from your gear closet by Sunday, June 29, and you're entered to win a complete hammock hanging package worth $585, thanks to the lounging experts at Eagles Nest Outfitters. Keep Reading »

Meet Daniel Oates, Trailspace's Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Daniel Oates, Trailspace's newest Reviewer of the Month. The North Carolina backpacker and geocacher wins a pair of Brooks PureGrit 3 trail running shoes, plus a prize pack of outdoor goodies. Keep Reading »

Connecting Stewards with Trails: Meet Libby Wile, American Hiking's Volunteer Director

Libby Wile connects hundreds of volunteers annually with miles of trail projects across the country. In our Q&A, we talk with Wile about her work helping hikers and backpackers give back to the foot trails they love. Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear: Win ENO Hammock Hanging Package

Relax and hang out this summer. We're giving one lucky Trailspace member a complete hammock camping package, thanks to Eagles Nest Outfitters. Keep Reading »

Win a Complete Hammock Hanging Package from ENO

Review your outdoor gear now through Sunday, June 29, and you could win a complete hammock camping package, thanks to Eagles Nest Outfitters ($585 value). Keep Reading »

G00SE Wins $500 CampSaver Gift Card! (Seriously)

Congratulations to community member and gear reviewer G00SE (aka Jeffery Gosnell), who was selected randomly as the winner of a $500 CampSaver E-Gift Card. Keep Reading »

Last Days to Enter to Win $500 to CampSaver

Next week we're giving one member $500 to gear up for summer, thanks to CampSaver! Review your gear and it could be yours. Keep Reading »

Trailspace Updates: New Brand and Category Pages

With the help of our members, we strive to make Trailspace the best outdoor gear community. Here are some of our most recent developments toward that goal, including new brand and gear category pages. Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear: You Could Win $500 to CampSaver

Review your outdoor gear now through Sunday, June 1, and you could win a $500 gift card to CampSaver.com for yet more gear. Keep Reading »

Welcome, Ashleigh and G00SE, Our Newest Moderators

Welcome and thank you to Ashleigh and G00SE, our newest community moderators! They join Gonzan, Mike, and Tom D in welcoming, guiding, and assisting community members. Keep Reading »

Win a $500 Gear Shopping Spree to CampSaver

Thanks to CampSaver, one lucky Trailspace member is going to win a $500 gear shopping spree. Yup, $500 to spend on whatever hiking, climbing, running, or camping gear you choose. Keep Reading »

Q&A with Dana Gerschel, Director of the American Alpine Club Library

From the main stacks to the rare book room, the American Alpine Club Library is a mountaineer's treasure trove of beta. Dana Gerschel oversees this alpine info as its Library Director. Keep Reading »

Meet Bentbrook, Trailspace's Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Bentbrook, Trailspace's newest Reviewer of the Month. The North Carolina backpacker, geocacher and animal tracker wins an American Alpine Club membership and benefits, plus a prize pack of outdoor goodies. Keep Reading »

Win $500 Gift Card to CampSaver by Reviewing Your Gear

We're giving one member 500 dollars to gear up for summer, thanks to CampSaver! Review your outdoor gear now through Sunday, June 1, to be entered. Keep Reading »

Reviewer Bill Garlinghouse Wins Old Town Kayak Package

Congratulations to community member Bill "L.Dog" Garlinghouse! Bill just won a paddling package, including an Old Town kayak, Carlisle paddle, and Extrasport PFD ($880 value) for sharing his reviews. Keep Reading »

Last Week: Enter to Win Old Town Kayak, Paddle, PFD

In just one week, one Trailspace member will win a complete paddling package, including an Old Town Camden 106 kayak, a Carlisle Magic Plus paddle, and an Extrasport Equinox DLX PFD. Keep Reading »

Win an $880 Old Town Kayak and Paddling Package

With three-quarters of the Earth's surface covered by water, why restrict your outdoor adventures to land? Thanks to Johnson Outdoors, we're outfitting one lucky member with a paddling package worth $880! Keep Reading »

Q&A with Winter Wildlands Policy Director, Cailin O'Brien-Feeney

We talk with Cailin O'Brien-Feeney, Policy Director for the Winter Wildlands Alliance, about what it means to advocate for the winter backcountry and the human-powered snowsports enthusiast. Keep Reading »

Review Your Outdoor Gear to Win an Old Town Kayak

Want to get out on the water in your own kayak? Review your gear and you're entered to win a paddling package worth $880, including an Old Town kayak, Carlisle paddle, and Extrasport PFD. Keep Reading »

Meet LoneStranger, Trailspace's Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, LoneStranger, Trailspace's newest Reviewer of the Month. An avid Maine backpacker and cyclist, John wins a pair of Topo Athletic MT trail running shoes, plus goodies from A3, Clif, Innate, Kind, and Trailspace. Keep Reading »

No Joke: Win a Kayaking Package from Johnson Outdoors

Review your outdoor gear now through Tuesday, April 29, and you could win a complete paddling package, including an Old Town Camden 106 kayak, Carlisle paddle, and Extrasport PFD ($880 value). Keep Reading »

Reviewer Ben Rivers Wins Osprey Aether Backpack

Congratulations, Ben! You've won an Aether 70 backpack, thanks to Osprey ($290 value), for sharing your ENO tarp review. Have fun exploring Tennessee with your new backpack. Keep Reading »

Last Week: Review Your Gear to Win an Osprey Pack

What's your favorite or least favorite piece of gear? Tell us about it in a review this week and you're entered to win an Aether 70 or Ariel 65 backpack from Osprey ($290 value). Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear to Win an Osprey Aether or Ariel Pack

Hit the mountains and trails for longer with a pack from Osprey's "bestselling backpacking series on the market." Review your outdoor gear and you could win an Aether 70 or Ariel 65 ($290 value). Keep Reading »

Happy 13th Birthday, Trailspace!

Happy 13th Birthday, Trailspace! A huge thanks goes out to everyone who has been a part of Trailspace since we launched back on March 14, 2001. Keep Reading »

Meet David Drake, Trailspace's Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, David Drake, Trailspace's newest Reviewer of the Month. An avid Arizona backpacker and multisport enthusiast, David wins a pair of Hillsound crampons, plus goodies from A3, Clif, Innate, Kind, NiteIze, and Trailspace. Keep Reading »

Win an Aether 70 or Ariel 65 Backpack from Osprey

Review your outdoor gear now through Sunday, March 30, and you could win your own Aether 70 (men's) or Ariel 65 (women's) pack, thanks to Osprey ($290 value). Keep Reading »

Trailspace Updates: Site Nav, Nonprofits, Mobile, More

Improvements to navigation and the mobile site, charitable contributions to our nonprofit partners, a trip to Outdoor Retailer: Here's what Trailspace has been up to. Keep Reading »

Meet G00SE, Trailspace's Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, G00SE (aka Jeffery Gosnell), Trailspace's newest Reviewer of the Month! An Illinois caver, backpacker, and hammock hanger, G00SE wins a prize pack for having the highest rated gear reviews in January. Keep Reading »

Full Gear Coverage from Outdoor Retailer Winter 2014

In January, Trailspace was on the scene at Outdoor Retailer, where the latest gear, apparel, and footwear for winter 2014-15 was announced. Here's our coverage recap. Keep Reading »

Black Diamond Introduces First Jet-Fan Avy Airbags

Black Diamond has entered the avalanche airbag market with a new technology that uses one of the oldest methods of moving air—a fan. Plus, backcountry leaders on safety gear and responsibility. Keep Reading »

Reviewer Herdingcats Wins Light and Motion GoBe+ Light

Congratulations, Herdingcats! For sharing a review of your Columbia Hells Peak LTR Outdry boots, you've won a waterproof GoBe+ flashlight, thanks to Light and Motion ($299 value). Keep Reading »

BioLite Turns Stoves into Generators and Powers Group Gadgets

BioLite, which makes camp stoves that charge electronics, has two new power products: a BaseCamp stove for groups and a Packable Generator that works with any stove. Keep Reading »

Last Week: Review Your Gear to Win a Waterproof GoBe+

It's the final week to enter to win a waterproof GoBe+ 700 Spot light, thanks to Light & Motion ($299 value). Review your outdoor gear today through Sunday, February 2, and you're entered to win. Keep Reading »

Arc'teryx Hybrid Shells, Vapur After Hours: OR Day 4

Arc'teryx designs hybrid shell jackets and pants for backcountry skiers and climbers. Vapur brings the After Hours beverages. Join us for Day 4 of Outdoor Retailer. Keep Reading »

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