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Is a stand-up paddleboard appropriate transportation for four days in Boundary Waters Canoe Area? One man decided to find out, alone.February 19th, 2018 | 144 Shares Read More...
A recap of top stories for the weeks of Feb. 11–17, 2018.February 17th, 2018 Read More...
Surly, a brand never known for staying close to the center line, just released a new “road-plus” bike. We crammed more than a 100 miles aboard the Midnight Special for a First Look review.February 17th, 2018 | 278 Shares Read More...
One of climbing’s greats passed peacefully on Feb. 16. Jim Bridwell, born July 29, 1944, advanced modern big wall climbing and inspired generations of climbers to come after him.February 16th, 2018 | 271 Shares Read More...
Win a Clearwater Pro fillet knife from Buck Knives! Click here for your chance to win!February 16th, 2018 | 55 Shares Read More...
The brand name Filson is known for gear made to last the trials of time. This gear test on a pair of tin chaps begins back in 1978.February 16th, 2018 | 55 Shares Read More...
Flower Power is back, baby! And it’s got a 500-Watt motor. The Big Buddy Bike presents the “world’s first adult electric balance bike.” And it is groovy.February 16th, 2018 | 47 Shares Read More...
The humble camp chair gets an inflatable upgrade this year. Our contributor lounged on air for a weekend to test a cushioned seat unlike any other.
It is the first major reboot of the bicycle tube in over a century. Lighter, stronger, and faster, was the Austrian-made Tubolito Tubo worth the wait?
Tackle the great outdoors with solar charging and stainless steel.
Part sneaker, part puffy, Teva’s Ember Moc may soon be part of many campers’ gear collections. We reviewed it outside, inside, and around town.
Built for backcountry snowboarders, the 2018/2019 Vans Verse Snowboard Boot combines the latest in fit technology, moisture management, waterproofing, and venting for long tours and downhill sessions.
Stretch it! A new construction method adds stretch and makes this 2017/18 Mountain Hardwear jacket unlike anything on the market.
The new Guide Tennie takes a step back to its more sensitive, stable, and robust past. The climbing approach shoe inspired confidence on the rock and hauled heavy packs comfortably during our review.
The Salomon S/Lab Shift MNC functions as both an alpine and tech ski binding. And it works with pin-tech boots and traditional alpine ski boots alike. Hitting the market in 2018, this ‘multi-norm compatible’ binding is like nothing you’ve seen before.
The brand name Filson is known for gear made to last the trials of time. This gear test on a pair of tin chaps begins back in 1978.
Hang two hammocks side by side from just two trees. In our review of ENO’s Fuse Tandem hammock spreader bar, we found it to be lightweight, versatile, affordable, and awesome.
After two months of testing, we found the Send Climbing 3×4 Pro Crash Pad safe and easy to carry.
Can a non-locking knife hold up against the rigors of modern use? In testing, the Proper 318 proved itself a rugged and ready worker.
Lots of utility, an reasonable price, and just the right amount of imperfections make the Selkirk an ideal novice knife.
The MSR Advance Pro 2 is lightweight, has a small footprint, bomber construction, and a single climber can pitch it standing in one spot. We review this highly desirable tent for the hardcore alpinist or mountaineer.
GearJunkie Giveaway! - We’ve teamed up with @oofos to give away your choice of recovery sandals or clogs. If you aren’t familiar with OOFOS, they are an amazing recovery shoe. Super lightweight, packable, comfy, and stylish. If you hike, bike, run, backpack, or adventure in anyway you need a pair. - Win in three easy steps: 1) like this photo 2) Mention three adventure friends in the comments 3) Follow @thegearjunkie and @oofos for contest updates. - One winner chosen Friday, February 23rd. - - And big thanks to @jacobpuzey for the awesome pic and adventure inspiration.
Nestled on the south shores of Lake Superior, giant towers of ice offer a dose of frozen adventure. This is the Michigan Ice Fest. - Teaming up with @redbull, we spent the day climbing and exploring the frigid Upper Peninsula with the talented @angela_vanwiemeersch and @sashadigiulian. - Here’s a peek at the weekend’s ice climbing adventures.
Who’s ready for a weekend of adventures? - Our GJ crew is spread from coast to coast and has a bit of everything planned - from ice climbing in the north to paddling in the south. What about you, what do you have planned? - And way to go @reptarhikes for capturing this awesome moment hiking up Kearsarge Pass. And congrats to on the mountaintop engagement @wooingthewild and @meowtaincatt!
Who’s been to the Wave? - - Adding it to our must-visit list and would love to know your tips and tricks for visiting. - If you’ve never been, check out these tips: https://gearjunkie.com/how-to-essentials-hiking-wave-coyote-buttes-arizona ☝️link in profile - And big thanks to @hello_mallory for the awesome pic and adventure inspiration.
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