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.

Current Designs Ignite

Surfski (noun): The fastest and tippiest type of kayak. If you’re just getting into the sport, this is the boat for you.

What Are the Coolest Father’s Day Gifts?

Your dad is a badass. To figure out what you should get him this Father’s Day, we asked five badass pro-level outdoor athletes for their hero-gift suggestions.

What Gear Do I Need When Traveling Internationally?

Lars Alvarez-Roos is co-owner of Bio Bio Expeditions, a company that has offered top-of-the-line international adventure expeditions for 21 years. I turned to him for an answer to what international...

How Do I Find the Right Tent?

We love ultralight, durable mountaineering tents, but most camping trips don’t require such high-end (and high-priced) shelters. Even as an avid backpacker and outdoorsman, I spend most of my time...

What Are the Best Insulated Pint Glasses?

Those red Solo cups leftover from your dorm-room days? They’re wasteful and will leave your beer undrinkably lukewarm. Opt instead for one of the many new insulated pint glasses on the market. Here...

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