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.

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.

Scarpa F1 Evo

The F1 Evo isn’t a gimmick. The boot weighs less than two and a half pounds, has so much flex in walk mode that you can easily bend your knee, and is allegedly as stiff as Scarpa’s popular Maestrale...

JayBird Reign

The most sophisticated fitness tracker.