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Ethan on In Yo Face in Zion National Park
Ethan on In Yo Face in Zion National Park
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Ethan Newman

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Growing up in Ohio, Ethan began his love of the outdoors young; backpacking sections on the Appalachian Trail, and rock climbing in the Red River Gorge. In 2009, he moved to Prescott, where he earned a degree in Adventure Education from Prescott College. After working seasonally around the west for a few years in between semesters, Ethan took what was going to be a week-long trip to Zion National Park. Seven years later, he’s still there, working as a rock climbing and canyoneering guide.

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Best Handheld GPS of 2022

Best Handheld GPS of 2022

Looking to improve your backcountry navigation? We bought and tested 7 of the best GPS units on the market to help you find the right one for your next dream trip.
Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag of 2022

Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag of 2022

We tested 15 of the top models available today to help you find the best bag for your lifestyle. Ultralight sleeping bags use top of the line materials and construction to keep you warm on...
Best Boxer Briefs

Best Boxer Briefs

We searched for the best boxer briefs on the market before buying and testing 13 top pairs for the office and the outdoors
Best Travel Underwear

Best Travel Underwear

Layering systems should be built from the foundations up, starting with a quality pair of underwear. They should be versatile, comfortable, and functional. Here's what we think are the...
Garmin GPSMAP 66st
Editors' Choice

Garmin GPSMAP 66st

This is a high-end accurate handheld unit, with 16GB of integral memory, an expedition battery mode, and a quad-helix antenna make this unit an expedition workhorse capable of doing a lot...
Marmot Performance Boxer Brief

Marmot Performance Boxer Brief

This pair aims to span the gap between underwear designed for high output activities and daily wear, and falls somewhere in the middle. With a more standard design, or more fully thought...
How to Choose an Ultralight Sleeping Bag

How to Choose an Ultralight Sleeping Bag

Choosing an ultralight sleeping bag that best suits your needs means considering a myriad of things, such as the activity you will be using it for, the climate where you are going, and how...
Duckworth Vapor Brief
Top Pick

Duckworth Vapor Brief

Theis pair is well constructed and made entirely in the USA. The high-quality fabric felt nice and comfy, and the looser fit made it less ideal for active use and layering.
Outdoor Research Echo Boxer Brief
Best Buy

Outdoor Research Echo Boxer Brief

Another quality, affordable product in the OR Echo line. We like the lightweight feel and breathability, although we do wonder how long they'll hold up. Still we thought they were a good...
Sea to Summit Spark SpI 40
Top Pick

Sea to Summit Spark SpI 40

This bag is so crazy light and packable, that we had to award it for its insane packability. We loved how light it is, and we enjoyed using it for some desert backpacking, as long as we...
How to Choose Travel Underwear

How to Choose Travel Underwear

There are a number of different options of men's underwear out there. Here's how to pick the right pair for your preferences.
Exped HyperQuilt 36

Exped HyperQuilt 36

A lightweight quilt for summer adventures or hut to hut trips. While we liked some of the features, such as the hood and stuff sack, we found the overall design to be underwhelming. With...
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