Update: 600,000 steps in KEEN Boots

We set out to hike 1 million steps in the KEEN Durand boots. Four weeks and hundreds of thousands of steps in, we're happy to report the boots are holding up fine.
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Climber Alex Honnold On 'Relativity of Risk'

The North Face athlete Alex Honnold stopped by GearJunkie HQ this morning. He's in town to give a presentation titled "Relativity of Risk," a part of The North Face speaker series.
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First Look: 2015 Outdoor Gear

We unveil two-dozen pieces of gear you NEED to watch for coming to market next year.
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Ultra-Runner Rob Krar's 'Leadville 100' Strava Data Will Blow Your Mind

Crunching the numbers on fitness-tracking website Strava reveals the insane skill and stamina required to win one of America's toughest ultra-marathons.
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Sunscreen? The Answer Is 'Yes'

Skin damage and skin cancer is a risk for anyone, but for those of us who spend hours, days and weeks at a time outside, the stakes are elevated.
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5 Asheville Hikes With Amazing Views

Asheville, N.C., is happily surrounded by mountains. These five hikes are accessible, fun and have million-dollar views.
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Alone With Lions: Thru-Hiking The 'PNT'

The author senses something during this section of the Pacific Northwest Trail from Metaline Falls To Oroville, Wash. His story will make you shiver.
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Grooviest Lantern In The Campground

A new solar-charged inflatable lantern gives colorful light and weighs less than four ounces.
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Readers Vote For Best 'Your Knife Story'

Today we unveil the final "Your Knife Story" entries, and you get to vote to choose the winner! The prize pack, from Buck and Cabela's, is above.
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Adorable Marmot Photobombs Time Lapse

Very often, unexpected moments and mistakes make for the best photos and videos, and this photobomb by an adorably curious marmot is no exception.
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10 Knife Types: Outdoor Blades

From the humble pocketknife to serious "survival" blades, this tutorial breaks down 10 common (and some not so common) types of outdoor blades. Daggers, throwing knives, and the classic Bowie knife are just a few included in the mix.
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Training Advice From Ultra Athletes

The North Face released a series of videos looking at training for the prestigious UTMB race.
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Introducing... The #GRE Backcountry Project

GearJunkie.com, The House, Under Armour, Teton Gravity Research, Marker, SASS, and LINE Skis have partnered on a major new ski project that launched in South America today.
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Long Hike: 124,608 Steps In KEEN Durands

This week in our '1 Million Steps' project our hiker hit not deep wilderness but the forests and rolling landscapes of a "rails to trails" route.
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Badlands On A Bike: Report From 'Maah Daah Hey 100' Race

GearJunkie editor Amy Oberbroeckling raced for 17+ hours across the badlands of North Dakota on the Maah Daah Hey trail. Here is her report from the tough 100-mile trail.
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First Look: 'Carbon Alaskan' Fat Bike

GearJunkie got an exclusive test of this carbon-frame fatty. It's the most affordable carbon fat bike we've ever seen, and so far we like the ride.
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