Brent Rose

Brent Rose

Brent Rose is a freelance writer and regular Outside contributor. He is currently traveling the U.S. living in a high tech van, looking for stories to tell. Follow his adventures on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and


A New Fitness Tracker That Actually Uses Science

The Mio Slice is the first wearable to use the Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) score. The Slice monitors your heart rate during rest and activity, and then applies a proprietary algorithm to...

Brent Rose
Jan 18, 2017

The Light Phone

Derek Zoolander would be all about this teeny tiny backup phone.

Brent Rose
Jun 24, 2015

Building a Bionic Athlete

Today, we really do “have the capability to make the world's first bionic man.” In fact, we already have.

Brent Rose
May 21, 2014

Real Athletes Don’t Need Wearable Tech

There are more fitness trackers than you can shake your Fitbits at. But for all their ubiquity, have they managed to earn a place in the hearts (and on the wrists) of real athletes?

Brent Rose
Apr 23, 2014

Pat’s Backcountry Beverages

Can beer concentrate compete with the real thing? Brent Rose puts two alcohol-packed flavors to the test.

Brent Rose
Mar 11, 2014