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.

The 7 Grooming Tools Every Explorer Needs

Snow and wind will do a number on your face and hands. Treat your skin right this season with these seven essential soaps, scrubs, and razors made from all-natural ingredients.

Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

What do a carry-on Moscow Mule cocktail kit and a flashlight-size survival tool have in common? They both seem like luxuiries—untill you really need 'em.

The Complete Travel Kit

Let them take care of the ski trip plans, and these gifts will take care of their comfort and sanity during all the hours before and after the slopes. Included here: everything but the lift ticket.