Video: How Hand-Built Custom Skis Are Made
From ski shape to layering wooden boards, learn how one custom ski-maker, Wagner Custom Skis, handmakes skis in Telluride, Colo.
Sport Climbing Gear List: 12 Essentials for Beginners
From harnesses to quickdraws, here’s the essential sport climbing gear needed to show up to a crag and start climbing safely outdoors.
Sport Climbing 101: The Best Way to Learn the Ropes
Learn how to sport climb with our guide. Read on for how we learned the basics of lead climbing, clipping bolts, anchor building, and eventually sport climbing outside on real rock. Say goodbye to auto-belays and top-rope!
What’s on Your Reel? Fly Line and Backing Explained
Fly rods get all the glory, but when it comes to catching fish and delivering perfect casts, the line does much of the work. This guide will help you choose fly fishing line to spool your reel.
Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained
All the info you need to understand the steel in your knife blade.
Kids & Knives: Teaching The Primary Outdoors Tool
When’s the right time to teach a child how to use a knife, how do you do it safely, and what type of knife is best to start?
The Comprehensive Gear Guide For Your Adventure Dog
Thousands of miles of hiking, running, and exploring with a dog have uncovered some must-have gear to keep you and your four-legged friend safe and happy.
How To: Set Up Tent In Howling Wind
Setting up a tent in the wind, alone, can be tough. Follow these tips to make it easier.
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.
Andrew Skurka: How To Choose A Great Outdoors Guide
You want to hire a guide for an outdoor adventure. Whether it be hiking, camping, climbing or mountaineering, these tips will help you choose the right outfit.
Gear for ‘Sleeping in the Snow’ (winter camping guide)
GearJunkie collaborated with Scouting to assemble a tutorial on winter camping, the “Eight winter gear items to help keep you warm.”