Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold

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.

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The Gear Junkie Scoop: Salomon Athletic Tights

A man in skin-close, anatomically-contouring athletic tights is a man with his priorities in the right place. I am going to stake that claim. There are haters of the body-hugging look, no doubt. But...

Mammut Albaron: Hard Shells Reviews

Mammut Albaron: Hard Shells Reviews

FORCE FIELDIf you're often out in the wet conditions typical of places like the Pacific Northwest, a classic Gore-Tex shell like the Albaron is an indispensable outer layer. It's cut from Pro Shell,...

Rab Xenon: Insulated Jackets Reviews

Rab Xenon: Insulated Jackets Reviews

PUFF LIGHTOf all the jackets we tested, none saw as much field time as the Xenon. The slightly puffy top is stuffed with enough PrimaLoft insulation to be worn alone down to about 30 degrees. And...

Arc'Teryx Firée: Soft Shells Reviews

Arc'Teryx Firée: Soft Shells Reviews

HOTHOUSEHow good is Arc'teryx at making jackets? So good that it's managed to build a streamlined, stylish soft shell that thrives in the backcountry but looks at home in the city. On bitter...

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