Survival Knife Is A Versatile Backwoods Tool

From cutting saplings to making tools, a survival knife is an amazing backcountry companion.
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How To Make Firewood With A Survival Knife

Survival knives (and most fixed-blade knives) can perform some of the functions of an axe. Learn techniques to make a bundle of firewood deep in the forest.
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Best Fishing Video Ever: Giant Grouper Eats Shark At Side Of Boat

There's a reason this video has been watched 12 million times in two days. Incredible!
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Know Your Knife: Handle Grip to Blade Tip

Knives are one of our oldest tools, so it makes sense that they have evolved into thousands of styles since the first person chipped one out of stone. This guide explains important features to consider when buying a new knife for the outdoors.
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Today Is 'Day Of The Knife'

Happy Knife Day! Today is this year's "Day Of The Knife," a celebration of blades and anything with an edge.
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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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