Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Author's Bio

Joe Jackson (@josiewhaler), Outside online's Gear Guy, never thought that the ten years he spent as a raft guide, outdoor retail employee, and vagabond would turn into a career.

The Tools You Need to Make Great Backcountry Coffee

I've been known to eat nothing but ramen noodles and trout to cut weight and save money while camping, but I never go without my coffee. From the welcome warmth on a cold morning to the calming...

For Explorers

We all have at least one friend who chops their own wood, knows all the bird calls, and can navigate a city's public transportation system and the backcountry equally well. These are the gifts they...

The Urban Adventurer

Apparel that's as smart on the trail as it is in the city—just like the women who will love wearing it.

The Fitness Fanatic

Let them know they hold a special place in your heart with gifts that will track every heartbeat.

Sweet Tooth

Your dentist may be the only one who doesn't completely love these edible gifts—all handmade with top-notch ingredients.

Mad Men

Give these high-class alcoholic creations to your coolest friends, then hope they invite you over to partake of their well-stocked bar.

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