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.

The Best Kickstarter Projects

Seven of our favorite crowdfunded projects from the site that’s now raised more than $1 billion.

Heli-Skiing Tips from the Pros

Heli-skiing can be insanely awesome, but you better make sure your gear is dialed in before you head up the mountain.

Skull Orbic H.I. MIPS

The Skull Orbic H.I. MIPS tells you when it's sustained too many impacts and is no longer safe to use.

UVEX Snowstrike VT

The Snowstrike VT has two lenses to accommodate different amounts of light.