Author: Stephen Regenold

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.

Montrail Bivouac Booties — “Technical Slippers”

It was early January and I'd been lured into a three-day winter camping trip in Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park. This was no walk in the woods, as they say. Temps were below zero and we had 22 kilometers of backcountry terrain to ski before setting up camp. Read More...

January 13, 2004

World’s Best Winter Hat

Three months ago I set out to find the world's best winter hat for skiers, snowshoers, climbers and general outdoor enthusiasts. I collected and reviewed a dozen new and classic designs, testing the hats on outings from Chicago to northern Ontario and in temps as low as 25 below zero. Read More...

January 13, 2004

Free Spirit Outfitter — Deluxe Skijor Package

Scandinavians long have combined skis and dogs for efficient wintertime travel. Skijoring, which translates literally to "ski-driving" in Norwegian, borrows techniques and equipment from dog sledding and Nordic skiing to create a unique sport that is currently seeing a renaissance in the United States. Read More...

January 13, 2004
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