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.


The Best Waterproof Gear Cases, Tested

Knowing your precious electronics and papers will remain dry and in working order means you can focus on getting after it on the water this summer without worrying about springing for a new phone.

The Best Portable Camp Grills

Your barbecue doesn't have to be limited to the backyard. Bringing it into the woods, by a river, or next to a lake can be tricky, but it's well worth the effort.

The Best Shorts for Men

The right pair of shorts won't hinder you while scrambling up scree on a hike, are built from fabric that'll last for years, and look good at the bar after your adventure.

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