Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

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.

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The Beginner's Perfect Rock Climbing Quiver

Don't worry about buying the perfect setup for your first trip to the crag. You'll be best served by partnering with a mentor who can teach you about the gear that works best on your local wall.

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Gear of the Show 2015: Dynafit Chugach Skis

We don't typically associate Dynafit with versatile big mountain skis. The Austrian company—makers of some of the best, lightest alpine touring bindings on the market—is better known for gear...


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