AO Review: Great Smoky Mountain National Park

17 years ago, my wife and I honeymooned in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, which is on the northern edge of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. We were able to do some hiking in the Smokies during that trip, at which time my wife said she’d love to bring our children (yet unborn) someday to see the … Read more

The Best Headlamps to Light the Way Forward

Luke Cuenco 08.08.22 Modern lighting solutions have allowed us to expand both our recreational and work activities into the early morning and the late night hours of the day. Whether you’re into late-night hiking, need a hands-free way to get some work done in the morning or late at night, or just want to keep … Read more

Best Gun Belts for 2022

Published Aug 6, 2022 10:00 AM THE gun belt may be the most overlooked part of a concealed carry system. After you select a gun and holster, it’s very tempting to think that your normal belt will work just fine. These belts aren’t specifically designed for carrying a handgun, though. You might even try to … Read more

We Test the Howa Model 1500 HS Carbon Fiber

Howa Machinery of Japan has been making rifles for decades, and the Howa Model 1500 H S Carbon Fiber is one of the latest in their most popular line: the Model 1500. They manufactured Arisaka rifles in the early 1940s and there’s a long list of manufactures that they have worked for since, including Weatherby, … Read more

2022 Polestar 2 Review: Less Money, More Range

Home » Motors » 2022 Polestar 2 Review: Less Money, More Range The 2022 Polestar 2 is a midsize fastback EV that gets a price drop and expanded range. What you’re looking at is the most affordable Polestar to date: the single-motor, front-wheel-drive 2022 Polestar 2. Its base price may still cause a double take, … Read more

Bottomless Comfort for Backcountry Hunts: Stone Glacier 32-Degree Chilkoot Quilt Review

Home » Outdoor » Hunt / Fish » Bottomless Comfort for Backcountry Hunts: Stone Glacier 32-Degree Chilkoot Quilt Review Stone Glacier developed a down quilt designed specifically for backpack hunting. A quilt might not be the first thing you think of when making a gear list for backcountry hunting. It’s certainly never been on mine. … Read more

Garmin Edge 1040 Solar Is the First Solar Charging, Touchscreen, Handlebar-Mount Bike Computer

Home » Biking » Garmin Edge 1040 Solar Is the First Solar Charging, Touchscreen, Handlebar-Mount Bike Computer The Garmin Edge 1040 Solar gives cyclists a reason to navigate from our handlebars again, not just from our wrists or phones. The first solar-charging handlebar bike computer, Garmin’s new 1040 Solar is a 3.5-inch screen GPS bike … Read more