Outdoor

Fish, hunt, hike, camp… all things outdoors, some bullets and hooks included.

Push Button and Go! No-Fuss GPS Tracker

As GPS devices come, we've not found a simpler or less expensive product than the AMOD Data Logger. Made originally for photographers looking to track where pictures were taken, the AMOD has outdoors applications for anyone in need of a no-fuss GPS tracking device. Read More...

January 6, 2012

‘Fast & Light’ Backpacking Gear put to Test

Gear Junkie editor Stephen Regenold breaks down the equipment he used on a recent "fast and light" hike in New York's Catskill Mountains. Carbon trekking poles, arms warmers, and a "bottom-less" sleeping bag were among the items in his kit. Read More...

November 30, 2011

Video: ‘Fast & Light’ Gear Episode

Foot lube, a titanium spork, boots, trekking poles, and an ultra-light pack. These are a few of the items highlighted in our latest "Fast & Light" video, an episode made to give a peek at the equipment used on Gear Junkie and crew's treks this past summer and fall. Read More...

November 23, 2011

Wooden Hiking Stick Review

Long live the humble hiking stick! Brazo’s Walking Sticks of Waco, Texas, makes a range of trek-ready wooden staffs. We give the company's Twisted Oak model a trail test. Read More...

November 15, 2011

Video: ‘Hardest Hike in the East’

Our third video episode this fall on fast-and-light adventure debuts today. The video, "The Hardest Hiking Trail in the East," covers a journey that starts in New York City and includes, literally, planes, trains, automobiles, hiking boots, and a bike at the end to complete! Read More...

October 28, 2011

Gear for Outdoorsy Dogs

Active dogs require specialized equipment to run, ski and play outdoors. In this column, Gear Junkie editor Stephen Regenold looks at a few pieces of canine equipment that have been crucial for outdoors fun with his dog, a 100-pound Weimaraner who runs like a machine. Read More...

October 14, 2011

‘Hardest Hiking Trail in the East’

The Gear Junkie crew is back from the Catskill Mountains of New York and the Devils Path, the "hardest hiking trail in the East." In its 27 miles, the trail climbs six major peaks and ascends thousands of cumulative feet. Read More...

October 12, 2011

Video: ‘Fast & Light’ on Border Route Trail

In our new video, "24 Hours on the Border Route," Gear Junkie and crew traveled to northern Minnesota to traverse a renowned 65-mile wilderness route. Drama ensues when the group gets lost in the night, their compasses malfunctioning due to high quantities of natural iron in the rock. Get ready to trek! Read More...

October 4, 2011

Mesh Jacket Cited as ‘Bug-Proof’

We test Columbia Sportswear's new airy bug jacket in the depths of the Great North Woods, a.k.a. Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Our intrepid reviewer bravely offered his mesh-covered limbs to swarming mosquitoes in the test. Read More...

October 4, 2011
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