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Gear School: ‘Outdoor Product Design’ Now University Degree
This Utah State bachelor of science degree is tailor-made for outdoor enthusiasts, product designers, and general gear junkies looking to begin a career in the outdoors industry.
Google Builds Immersive Guide To Mont Blanc
The remarkable, interactive guide surrounds users with 360º video, photography, and sound from the iconic mountain destination.
Drones: Future Tool Of Outdoors Search And Rescue?
Advancements in drone technology allows the flying machines to access remote and dangerous places. Will they become the newest tool for Search And Rescue operations?
American-Made: Repurposed Textile Mill A Factory For ‘Hyperlite’ Gear
Domestic manufacturing is exemplified in Maine, where a revived industrial space serves as the HQ for Hyperlite Mountain Gear.
Little-Known Heroes: All-Black 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps
Meet some of the toughest men ever to ride a bike.
Expert Panel: 20 ‘Hacks’ For Better Wintertime Biking
These tips and tricks will keep you upright and warm while cycling in the snow and cold of winter.
First Look: 2016 Outdoors Products From ‘OR Show’
A sneak peek at the gear coming to market in 2016, including new technologies and never-seen designs, all culled and seen in person by our editors on the OR show floor.
Fat Bike Ski Area: Lift-Access For Winter Riders
A ski area in Minnesota this week opens its lifts to cyclists. It is among the first to blend fat bikes with skiers on downhill terrain.
Showtime! ‘Road To OR’ Tours Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
A look at the future of gear is had at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, a massive annual trade show in Salt Lake City and the final stop on our weeklong ‘Road To OR’ tour.
Mount Elbert: Colorado Highpoint On ‘Road To OR’
After two days on the road, GearJunkie heads up Colorado’s highest peak, Mount Elbert, in the heart of winter.
Future Gear: First Look At 2016 Outdoor Products
Our exclusive look at gear coming to market in 2016 includes new technologies and never-seen designs. It all debuts at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show in Utah this week.
Columbia Sportswear Hires ‘Directors Of Toughness’
This might be the best job in the outdoors world.
Warm-Weather Wool: Icebreaker Merino Shirts
We put Icebreaker’s hot-weather wool, the Cool-Lite line, to a sweaty test this summer. Review of Icebreaker Cool-Lite clothing.
Off-Grid Illumination: Nokero ‘Self-Perpetuating’ Solar Light
The W100 Solar Work Light is among the stranger products we have tested this year.
Man Bling: Leatherman ‘Wearable’ Tread Tool
The Leatherman Tread is a fun, sometimes usable product with a techy, outdoorsy aesthetic.
First Look: Italian-Made ‘Steel Will’ Folding Knife
The Gekko 1500 is a big, strong folding knife from Italy, and it will serve as a solid tool in the outdoors.
Do It Now: How To Ditch Your Life & Travel The World
Travel the world on a small budget. No excuses. Do it now, with 10 tips how to live the most adventure travel filled year yet.
Patagonia Unveils ‘World’s Most Advanced Base Layer’
What sets it apart? Merino-poly yarn is exposed to a type of high-pressure air gun, resulting in “exploded” fibers that are soft and stretchy in the hand.