Gear Junkie ‘Field Test’ section Launched

We’ve rolled out a new section of the site and a new program on this month: The Gear Junkie Field Test puts the latest outdoors equipment into the hands of hard-core users — from professional mountain guides to outdoors writers.

Leatherman’s standby Squirt P4 is one item recently reviewed

These reviews are their opinions after a month or more of use, just the facts and feedback from real-world testers around the globe. Click here to see the first batch of reviews, including a sleeping bag roundup, the review of a new tent, and a taste test of sardines marketed toward backpackers and outdoorsy types. . .

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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief 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 nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.