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.
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.
These are the six items under $35 that we wanted to steal from Outdoor Retailer.
The next generation of safe backcountry hydration.
Store your camping food incorrectly—while car camping or deep in the backcountry—and wild animals will eat it.
Dogs seem perfectly designed to be our adventure buddies. They are natural athletes, they don’t complain, and their excitement to be outside, by our side, is unmatched. But that’s not to say they don...
Haul what you’ve got with the ride you’re driving.
Six versatile essentials to help you look and feel your best
These seven items—from the world’s most versatile shorts to the ultimate koozie—give you flexibility to relax, run around, and keep the booze chilled all day long.