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.

Sierra Designs Mojo UFO Tent

Sierra Designs’ two-person Mojo UFO tent is undoubtedly the toughest three-season around. The fly and body are made with cuben fiber, a highly breathable material that’s so light and flexible, it’s...

The Best Gear Money Can't Buy

Eight pieces of gear so awesome that you can't actually buy any of them—unless you're willing to jump through some hoops.

How to Split Wood

Five time STIHL Timbersports World Champion Arden Cogar Jr. shows you how to make some serious timber

Wavesport Ethos

Up for everything from lake paddling to multi-day whitewater trips.

Jackson Karma

Just as much fun on Class V water as on Class I.

Teva Bomber

Supersticky outsoles and rugged uppers make these an excellent pick.

Astral Brewer

Jams into cramped whitewater boats and adheres to even the slickest rocks.