The Giant Peppermint Patty That Powered the First Everest Ascent
by: Ailsa Ross
When Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay summited Everest in May 1953, they weren't fueled by carbohydrate cocktails and fancy gels or advised by a highly trained sports nutritionist. Instead, they were powered by intuition and an English candy experiment gone wrong, today known as the Kendal Mint Cake.
How to Choose the Right Backpacking Stove - REI Expert Advice
Backpacking stoves are light and reliable and support the Leave No Trace ethic. Scarce firewood or open-fire bans due to forest fire danger can mean a stove is your only option for hot food.
We Traveled from Greenland to Antarctica to Find the Best Glacier Glasses | Outside Online
by: Chris Brinlee Jr.
Need sunglasses for climbing, mountaineering, or traveling through snow and ice? We tested three pairs across three continents and two hemispheres to find out how they stack up.
6 of the Industry's Best Gear Deals | Outside Online
by: Joe Jackson
I trust the house-brand toilet paper at most stores, but I'm always curious about the generic gear that companies make. Am I going to regret going with the non-brand-label stuff, or is it just as good and less expensive?