Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson, 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.


Our Favorite Camping Gear at Summer Outdoor Retailer

As we wandered the floor at Summer Outdoor Retailer this week, we sought out the coolest camping gear coming down the pike for 2020.

Will Egensteiner, Ariella Gintzler, Jeremy Rellosa, and Joe Jackson
Jun 19, 2019

Father's Day Gifts for Dads with Outdoorsy Kids

Though I have a year and a half of fatherhood experience under my belt, there are still several things I turn to that make keeping up with a kid who loves the outdoors a little easier.

Joe Jackson
Jun 13, 2019

Testing the Best Backcountry Communication Devices

Backcountry communicators are, at their best, lifesaving devices that allow you to reach emergency services in a pinch, even when you’re far off the grid. At their worst, they’re finicky and...

Joe Jackson
May 1, 2019