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How to change the time on a Fitbit

You can easily change the time on a Fitbit, set your preferred time zone, and even switch between a 12- or 24-hour clock. Here's how to do it.
December 10, 2021
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The best battery packs and power stations for use in the outdoors

If you want to keep your smartphones, tablets, and other devices charged while camping int he backcountry these battery packs and portable power stations are rugged enough to survive while providing plenty of power too.
January 19, 2019
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Best holiday gifts for the outdoor junkie on your list

Have an outdoorsy person on your list and not sure what they need? We've hand-picked our favorite outdoor gear with an eye towards the unique and useful. From high-powered headlamps to heated socks, we've found something for everyone on your list.
December 15, 2018
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How to pack a backpack like a pro

Save space and hike right by learning how to pack a backpack the best way. Here's how your backpack was designed to be packed, and the accessories that can help you along the way.
February 11, 2018
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How to wax a snowboard

If you've ever lost speed on a long traverse or had to unstrap while friends waited for you to catch up on a cat track, you know how important it is to have a freshly waxed snowboard. This easy to follow tutorial will show you how to wax a snowboard so you can be cruising at fast speeds again.
February 10, 2018
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How to watch this morning’s ‘super blue blood moon,’ and what you need to know

Heard people talking about a Super Blue Blood Moon and wondering what all the fuss is about? Wonder no longer, thanks to our handy guide to the once-in-a-lifetime event coming soon to a sky near you.
January 31, 2018

The best gifts for skiers

With the holidays approaching, you’re no doubt brainstorming what to gift your friends and family. To help, we’ve gathered a list of the best gifts for skiers, from gloves and goggles to the coolest accessories.
December 21, 2017
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Chase the wind with our guide to kitesurfing equipment for beginners

Learning what gear you need and how it works is one of the most daunting parts of starting kiteboarding. Here, we've broken down each piece of gear to help you learn about the best kitesurfing equipment for beginners.
September 21, 2017
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Get ready for your first summit with our beginner’s guide to mountaineering gear

When you're ready to take your skills from the crag to the mountainside, you're going need some tips to get you started. Here is a guide to the gear you need for your first mountaineering expedition.
August 6, 2017
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The best backpack you can buy

With so many choices, shopping for a new backpack tends to be a daunting task. With our recommendations of the best packs on the market, we'll help you spend less time shopping and more time on the trail.
May 11, 2017
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Looking to get your feet wet with some whitewater rafting? Here’s what you’ll need

Whitewater rafting is a popular summertime activity but that doesn't mean it's not dangerous. If you are considering hitting the rapids, check out our guide to all the gear you'll need for a safe, fun experience.
May 6, 2017
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Starting your ascent in the world of indoor rock climbing? Here's the gear you need

Rock climbing is an increasingly popular sport, and if you plan to do it often, having your own gear could be a good investment. Here's our guide to all the types equipment you need, including explanations and product recommendations.
March 15, 2017
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The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know

It's been some time since Halley’s Comet ripped through our field of view, but remnants still remain in the form of the Orionids. Here's how to catch the ongoing meteor shower, and what to look out for when you do.
October 21, 2016
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8 ways the smartphone in your pocket could save your hide outside

If you find yourself in a sticky survival situation with only your smartphone for help, then don’t panic, because it’ll prove very useful provided you know what to do. Here are eight ways it may end up getting you out of trouble.
August 6, 2016
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