Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

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.


How to Roof Rack Anything

To make sure you don’t end up exchanging insurance info with a fellow driver, here are some pointers and a breakdown of how to properly affix everything from SUPs to bikes to the top of your car.

Battle of the Tents: Budget vs. High-End

A tent with a higher price tag often comes with more features and better construction, but that could mean complicated, time-consuming setup and accessories you may have no use for.

This Chums Wallet Will Save Your Back

I’ve been lucky that none of the injuries I suffered in the outdoors set me back for very long. In fact, the most annoying one happened indoors while writing about the outdoors.

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