Outdoors

Stay stylish and toasty in this season’s best ski and snowboard pants

Whether you're carving lines through fresh powder or hitting the biggest terrain park jumps, your ski and snowboard pants should keep you warm, agile, and comfortable. Here are our picks.

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Auto-leveling tripods and nanotech engine repair

Every week, Digital Trends combs through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to round up all the best gadgets, gizmos, and gear currently in preproduction.
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From resort to backcountry, these are the best ski backpacks to stash your gear

The mountain is calling and you must go — fresh powder awaits. Whether you’re a backcountry enthusiast or prefer riding resorts, you need a good pack to stash your gear. Here are the best ski backpacks for the job.

The best hiking GPS devices of 2018

It's easy to get lost in the wilderness, and often hard to find your way back. The easiest solution is to pack a GPS device, allowing you to veer off the beaten path while still finding your way back. To help, we've rounded up the best hiking GPS devices currently available.
Impossible to get lost with a smartphone? We’re not out the woods yet