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GearJunkie Holiday Gift Guide

Looking to gift some gear this year for the adventurers in your life? Look no further, our mega holiday gear guide has it all.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Deep Freeze: Coolers & Dry Ice

Dry ice gives far more freezing power per pound than regular ice. Here we offer tips to using dry ice while camping, fishing, and in the outdoors.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Let Them Choose: Best Gift Cards For Outdoorsy People

From the obscure to the obvious, these gift cards will give your outdoors lover exactly what they want for Christmas, a birthday or any special occasion.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

States ‘Opting Out’ Of Black Friday With Free Park Days

A few states will open up parks for free on Friday to encourage outdoor recreation on the day after Thanksgiving.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Camera Kit: Dakine ‘Reload’ Backpack Review

Battle-hardened shooters looking to carry a ‘run and gun’ camera setup into the wilds should consider the Reload from Dakine.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Watch: Loop Video Of Insane Alaska ‘Crack’ Ski Descent

We wrote about Cody Townsend’s incredible ski line last year, the narrow and steep “Crack” chute. Now you can watch it over and over again with via this video loop.

Monday, November 23rd, 2015


Do-All Survival Blade: BK9 Backwoods Chopper

The Ka-Bar Becker BK9 is one of the best (and most affordable) choppers on the market.

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Turbine: ‘Performance Nose Ring’ Helps You Breathe

The Turbine is sold as an “intranasal dilator,” and it fits into your nostrils to open the airway and help you breathe.

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Unorthodox Gear: Would You Pedal An ‘Oval’ Chainring?

Generally, the gears on a bike are round, but is that the best shape? Probably not, says our editor. Oval-shape chainrings offer advantages for road and mountain bikers.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Just Add Salt: PURE Device Purifies Water Chemically

The PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier from Potable Aqua has an electrically-regulated chamber that converts briny water into a microbe-killing solution.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Warm-Weather Wool: Icebreaker Merino Shirts

We put Icebreaker’s hot-weather wool, the Cool-Lite line, to a sweaty test this summer. Review of Icebreaker Cool-Lite clothing.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

First Look: Vibram Wrap-On ‘Winter Furoshiki’ Footwear

No laces, no tongue, a shearling wool interior, and an innovative wrap-on design… the Winter Furoshiki footwear from Vibram stands out as perhaps the most innovative “boots” of the year.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Everest: The Movie Reviewed

‘Everest,’ the major motion picture, is the Hollywood dramatization of the 1996 disaster on the world’s tallest peak.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Segmented: Stuff Sack Organizes Your Gear

The SegSac has internal dividers to keep clothes and gear from floating around in your pack or luggage.

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Extra Cush All-Terrain: Hoka ‘Tor’ Boot Reviewed

These ‘fat tire boots’ are big and cushioned, but they still roll fast. We review the Hoka Tor Ultra hiking boots.

Monday, November 9th, 2015

CRKT Swindle: Knife Styled After ‘Riverboat Gambler’

Its reverse curved handle and wharncliffe blade is a modern version of the river boat gambler favorite.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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‘Modular’ Sleeping: Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag

Three sleeping bags in one. That’s the promise of the new Thylacine sleeping bag from Kammok. This review finds its modular sleeping bag system is a success.

BWCA Dispatch: 50-Night Sleeping Bag Test

After 50 days of sleeping in the Sea To Summit Talus Ts II our reviewer has found her favorite sleeping bag.

Log + Drill = Rocket Stove!

This looks like a fun DIY experiment for your next camping trip. All you need is a drill, 1″ bit and length of firewood.

A Technical Comforter For Your Outdoors Bed

Rumpl’s new Super Fleece is designed to take your cuddling into the great outdoors.


Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Titanium Bike Lock: Ultra-Light ‘TiGr Mini’ Review

The new titanium TiGr Mini bike lock weighs less than a pound and will deter thieves. We put it to the test against a hacksaw blade.

Bike Safe: Tips To Ride At Night

As the hours of daylight get shorter, it’s time for bike commuters to increase visibility and safety.

Women’s ‘Cycling Panties’ Have Chamois Insert

Designed to be worn under casual clothing, ZIB panties have a chamois for comfort on the saddle.


Apps & Gadgets For 2015-16 Snow Season 

From realtime traffic tracking apps to ‘smart’ bindings, these tech apps and gadgets are perfect for a day on the slopes.

Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Prototype TNF Parka Made Of ‘Synthetic Spiderweb’ Thread

It will be the first jacket made from the protein-based thread QMONOS, a synthetic variation of the silk made by spiders.

‘Emergency’ Cell Phone Runs On AA Batteries

Mobile phones are tools in emergency situations — so long as they work. A simple $59 phone can be tossed in a backpack or car trunk and maintain battery life for years.


Term ‘Lumbersexual’ Is Oxford ‘Word Of The Year’ Finalist

From obscurity to Oxford English Dictionary’s ‘word of the year’ finalist, the term lumbersexual has had a wild ride.

Magic Compass, Everest Update, Llama Wool Jacket: GearJunkie Week In Review

A recap of top stories, week of Nov. 1 – 7, 2015.

Colorado Has New Snow Tire Requirements For Passenger Vehicles

Hoping to lessen some of the horrific traffic in Colorado ski country, the state’s Department of Transportation recently approved new tire requirements.

Burley Design Recalls 34,000 Child Bike Trailers

In 35 reported instances, the trailer tow bar connection has failed, resulting in two injuries.

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