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.

Is the Price of Down Set to Skyrocket?

Should I buy that new down jacket sooner rather than later? I keep hearing rumors that clothing prices are set to jump. Is there any truth to the chatter?

How to Start a Fire

Avoid a few classic mistakes with this guide to fire starting

How to Get Your Expedition Funded

The best expeditions are the result of people succeeding at grand schemes they were told were impossible. While the end goal has an important space in dreams, pretty much every expedition has one...