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.
If you recreate in the mountains or just spend weekdays trudging along snowy sidewalks, then you know life is better with a pair of winter boots.
It makes sense to cut back on the costs of skiing wherever possible. For example, do you really need a super-pricey jacket?
Why not couple the experience of camping with a proper vessel for enjoying your booze?
At the end of the day, swapping goggles or lenses sucks. Spy is aiming to fix that.
I clearly remember my first time applying Gold Bond. It was like the healing touch of a thousand ice angels.
Gear takes up enough of my garage that I have to park outside. In winter, that means scraping the ice and snow off the windshield and sitting, shivering, while I blast cold air waiting for the car to...
“There has to be a better way,” is a constant refrain among my other contact-shunning, glasses-wearing skier friends. Sport RX is that better way.
Just because down is natural doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a lot going on.
Even after two decades of dealing with many minor—and a few major—injuries on rivers, I still prefer to leave the decision of what medical gear to pack to the professionals.
As a new member of the Tired Dad Club, I'm finding it hard to work up the motivation to put on jeans.
I'm a decidedly low-tech woods pooper—I'll admit to using rocks as trowels—so I called on these experts who have more than 50 years of pooping and peeing outside between them.
While I love going deep into the minutiae of Dynafit's new $799 ski-touring Hoji Boot, the product I was the most excited about has a much more modest price tag.
Gear generally makes a lovely gift for your adventurous guy or gal, but better to pair it with an experience where they can actually put it to use.
You never hear the story of the hiker who packs their headlamp but is still able to make their way home at night, only the accounts of folks that forgot one and had to bivy in freezing temperatures.
These pants are so versatile that I've worn them countless times waiting 40-plus minutes in the cold for first chair on a pow day or huffing and puffing while skinning up a local peak.
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