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.

What Are the Coolest New Small Gear Companies?

Over the past couple years, we’ve seen a lot of inventive gear come from small brands like Voormi and RinseKit. To find the next generation of these up-and-coming companies and see what they’re...

What’s the Best New Gear for Less Than $40?

Over three jam-packed days at OR, I got to see hundreds of new products, including some inventive new gadgets that will make your outdoor experience a lot better without breaking the bank.


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