Stephen Regenold is founder and editor of GearJunkie.com. As a journalist and a former writer for the New York Times, Regenold created "The Gear Junkie" in 2002 as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column. Regenold lives in Minnesota and travels to test gear, climb, bike, and adventure race around the planet.
Outerwear is a hotbed of innovation these days. Breathability, waterproofness, and insulation are attributes that now come in hard shells, soft shells, hybrids, and even puffy jackets.
The Halogen can’t do it all, but it does so much so well that it rates as one of the most versatile winter jackets we’ve ever tested.
A guide to Alleycat bike racing for beginners
People should ride fixed-gear bikes, or fixies, because they help you feel connected to the road and are good for training.
You see strange things when you head up R&D at Patagonia. Like goose down floating in illuminated tubes. You go to strange places. Like secret labs inside white-washed corporations in Austin, Texas.
The Ghost Whisperer is built for both the alps and the urban outdoorsman.
From wool-insulated workout wear to the hardest hard shell we’ve ever seen, this year’s backcountry jackets are an eclectic crop. Material upgrades and smart design leaps have made outerwear a locus...
Races like the Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash are exploding in popularity. We asked two of the sport's top athletes about the gear that helps them get onto the podium.
A low price tag and a quality build make this among the best wetsuits for newbies.
Nordic skiers and cold-climate runners will love this aerobic-oriented jacket, which has a wind-blocking front face and a thin, breathable back.
Outside picks the best gear for your alpine-touring setup, including the K2 WayBack skis.
Top 10 Winter Bike Commuting Essentials
There are close to a billion social-media feeds, more than 250 million websites, and 600,000 mobile apps. Whether you’re a wanderer or an adventure athlete, these are the ones you need to know about.
Cross-country skiing is among the world's great human-powered modes of movement. Whether you ski classic or skate, here’s the gear you’ll need to get started.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Canada Goose HyBridge Lite jacket