Joe Jackson

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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.

How Do I Break in My Hiking Boots?

First, you should start by thinking about this question in a different way. It’s not about breaking in the boot to fit your foot, but breaking in your foot to fit the boot.

What Are the Best Running Shorts?

While you don’t need fancy running shorts, a pair that doesn’t work can ruin your run. Here are seven of our favorites.

Yeti Coolers Casket

After testing Yeti Coolers' Tundra 110, we can't think of a more respectful way to have physical remains ushered into the ground than inside a Yeti Casket.

How Do Companies Customize Skis?

An inside look at how Wagner Custom blends science and art to make some of the world’s best specialized skis.

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