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‘The God Of Skiing’ Will Stoke You For Winter

Review of The God Of Skiing: Journalist Peter Kray’s first novel is a rowdy ride of a read.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Hammocks For Rent: 12 ‘Camping’ Options On Airbnb

Want to go camping without packing up all the gear? These 12 spots — some of more than 300 Airbnb tent rentals across the United States — offer a cushy outdoor spot to sleep under the stars.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Columbia Sportswear Hires ‘Directors Of Toughness’

This might be the best job in the outdoors world.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Infrared Vision From Tiny Camera: FLIR One Review

Want to see in the dark? This camera by Flir attaches to a phone and provides a lens that senses heat and presents it in the visible sphere.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
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‘One Tough Mother’ Returning To Columbia Pitch

Gert Boyle, the Chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear, will return to her iconic role in the brand’s advertising.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

October Snow: Powder Turns Today In Colorado

At least one person has got a few powder turns in Colorado so far this year.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015


King Of The Budget Blades

The CRKT Drifter is an exceptional value and one of the best knives for under $25.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Haul Huge Loads: Mystery Ranch ‘Glacier’ Pack 2016

The burly construction of the Mystery Ranch ‘Glacier’ is made for heavy work and is tested hard in Montana for this review.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

SOG Mini Aegis: Quality Knife Off ‘Big Box’ Shelf

Shopping at a big box store, this knife is a gem among a sea of garbage.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The ‘Orange Screw’ Is Ultimate Tent Stake

Sold as the ‘ultimate ground anchor,’ the Orange Screw can hold hundreds of pounds when threaded deep into dirt.

Tuesday, September 15th, 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

Vibram’s ‘Wrap On’ Minimalist Furoshiki Footwear

The Vibram Furoshiki shoes are advertised as outsoles that wrap around your foot.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

‘Pack Of All Trades’ For Bike, Hike & Travel

This mid-size Boreas Lagunitas is a ‘pack of all trades’ perfect for a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Mazda3 Gets Dirty On 6,000 Mile (Off) Road Trip

The Mazda3 is certainly an ‘on-road’ car. That didn’t keep the GearJunkie crew from getting it stuck and unstuck on a 6,000 mile road trip.

Thursday, August 20th, 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

‘Reeb Dikyelous’ Is My Dream Bike

Riding this belt drive, single-speed, made-in-Colorado bike made me lust for one of my very own.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Best Flannel Shirts 2015: ‘Performance’ To Fashion Picks

Suit up this fall to hike, man the tailgate grill, or wield an ax for firewood… a flannel shirt on your back is the official uniform of the outdoors and autumn’s wardrobe workhorse.


Today’s flannel is a far cry from the mean streets circa ’90s Seattle or Paul Bunyan’s tack shop. More tech, less scratchy, and all-around comfortable, there are endless options for purveyors of plaid. We took a spin through the aisles to see what’s come into style this season. Here’s a skim off the top.

Made In USA – Stormy Kromer Flannel Shirt ($99)

stormy kromer flannelYou can get a cheaper cotton flannel. But this one is made in the USA, cut and sewn domestically. The 100-percent cotton flannel is a classic for cool days when moisture isn’t a concern. A soft, beefy flannel material... [continue reading]

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