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.

Yeti Coolers Releases First Casket

After testing Yeti Coolers' Tundra 110, we can't think of a more respectful way to have physical remains ushered into the ground than inside a Yeti Casket.

The Most Advanced Jacket Ever Made

Patagonia sold out of its state-of-the-art Encapsil Down Parka last year. Luckily for us, its new successor is almost as good—and $250 less.

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.