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.
Safety comes first.
Everything you need, from the bike to the emergency repair kit.
My friend Ryan Allred, a river guide and father extraordinaire, has successfully camped with kids for years.
No arguing, no questions. Just a rock-solid promise the gear will work or your money back.
I recently visited my local surplus store and here are my top eight finds.
You’ll need meat and beer to start, of course, but use the rest of this gear to ensure your party this weekend goes down as the best ever.
The peak of the season calls for maximum relaxation (bonus points for style). Here’s what to keep at the ready for all the best days of the year.
We asked veterans for tips. What they suggested will make your stay more pleasant, but no less weird.
These days, flip-flops are made to be more than just beach shoes. Some are burly enough to hike in, and they’re great for the growing number of water sports.
We stopped several travelers passing through Oregon to ask what item they’ve used the most on their 2,550-mile journey.
A nonnegotiable piece of travel gear in five of its finest iterations.
There are a lot of options out there. Here are some basic suggestions to make sure the right boots land on your feet.
From survival fire-starting tips to tricks on how to impress your friends with a few basic kindling structures and techniques, we’ll cover it all so you can make sure you’re warm and well s’mores-ed.
Chafing happens when skin rubs again skin or cloth and gets irritated. Your inner thighs are particularly susceptible.
We give the big outdoor brands a lot of love at OR—and for good reason. This year, however, we also wanted to highlight the little guys.