The Gear Junkie goes ‘Outside’

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Starting this week, I’ve teamed with Outside magazine to pen a new Gear Junkie initiative. “The Gear Junkie Scoop” launched today, and as a weekly column it will cover news, hot products, and to-be-released gear and apparel from all corners of the outdoors industry.

The column, found here — — will stand as my second major gear piece every week, following the regular Gear Junkie column, which focuses on in-depth gear reviews and comes out every Monday afternoon.

My first Gear Junkie Scoop looks at a to-be-unveiled 9-ounce sleeping pad purported to pack down to the size of a Nalgene bottle. Read on for the secrets of this latest Therm-a-Rest magic mattress right here. . .

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.