Homestead Super Dome 4-Person Tent

Whether compacted into a nifty duffle bag or pitched as a domed, color-blocked tent, The North Face’s Homestead impresses. Not only does it come in striking colors (green and navy or lichen and green), it is also incredibly spacious; boasting three-doors, a front vestibule, mesh ceilings for star gazing and an internal drying line. With breathable wall and ventilation construction, the tent thoughtfully and comfortably …

The Rise and Repercussions of Tactical Apparel

From outdoor gear to everyday apparel, tactical clothing has been growing more and more ubiquitous. At the same time, however, gun violence and armed militias have also been surging. The coinciding upticks prompt the question of whether they might be linked. To explore this, Gear Patrol’s Associate Editor (and CH alum) Evan Malachosky traces the style’s rise beginning with its origins when it was intended …

Soft 18 Cooler

Snow Peak’s soft, PVC-coated cooler brings a quiet sophistication to outdoor gear. Its neutral color palette and minimalist aesthetic combine with adjustable straps and an insulated rubber lining to make for a design- and function-forward cooler. With a 4.75-gallon capacity, it’s also easily transportable.