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.
Just like Subaru Outbacks and Toyota Tacomas, some kinds of gear will put up with multiple owners.
Yeti now makes a line of bottles and growlers that are supposed to work just as well as its coolers. To find out if that's true, we recently put the 18-ounce Rambler bottle through its paces.
Base-camp comforts for the whole family
Your weekend bag should always be ready to go by Thursday night so you can hit the road after work on Friday. To help you pack, here's a suggested gear list that should have you prepared for whatever...
If you like to play outside, you'll need a certain set of tools. Some are there to save your gear, and others are there to save your butt.
Memorial Day means car-camping season is here. To help you dial in your kit, we came up with a list of our favorite affordable gear that you should always pack in your ride.
Bomber Gore-Tex jackets and wispy carbon bikes are great (and serve an important role), but most of the time, you don't need expensive gadgets to get outside.
Tents, like rain jackets or sleeping bags, are hard to buy because there are so damn many. Big ones, little ones, models for car camping or thru-hiking. Here's a simplified guide to help you choose.
Your rain jacket is a fundamental piece of spring and summer kit. Get caught in a rainstorm on the trail without one and life sucks.
The best water toys, no matter where you like to paddle
Protect your piggies in the wet
Tents are designed to stand up to the elements, but they need proper care if you want them to last. To find out how to protect your multi-hundred-dollar investment, we asked three tent repair experts...
Six options to keep you dancing at your campsite all summer
Light is right when you’re backpacking, even if you’re just out for the weekend. You’ll be more comfortable on the trail and less fatigued when you get to camp.
Spending the night outside just got brighter, cleaner, and easier.