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.

5 Tips For Making Better Videos

Anson Fogel, founder of Forge Motion Pictures and winner of more than 60 awards at outdoor film festivals, on how to get the most out of your action cam.

Necky Elias

If you can squeeze inside, you'll love this boat.

Drift HD Ghost

The Ghost incorporates a bombproof two-inch LCD that lets you access dozens of options and review clips right on the chairlift.

Contour Roam 2

While not as feature rich as other cams, the Roam 2 captures high-quality footage at half the price.

GoPro Hero3 Black Edition

GoPro shrunk the latest Hero to the size of a dental-floss dispenser and still managed to pack a lot of power.

Dynafit Beast

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Dynafit Beast.

Dakine Utility Vest

Outside reviews the best gear from Outdoor Retailer's 2013 Winter Show, including the Dakine Utility Vest.

Leatherman Hail

Outside reviews the best gear from Outdoor Retailer's 2013 Winter Show, including the Leatherman Hail.

Big Agnes Fishhook SL 2 Tent

Outside reviews the the best gear of Outdoor Retailer, including the Big Agnes Fishhook SL 2 Tent.

Petzl Sirocco Helmet

Outside reviews the the best gear of Outdoor Retailer, including the Petzl Sirocco helmet.