OR Show, National Parks Guide, Jeep Pickup Truck: GearJunkie Week In Review

27) Flat Expanses, Highpoints, Jackalopes: ‘Road To OR’

The plan was to absorb the experience that is the Great American Road Trip, with truckstops, freeways and winding backroads, great flat expanses, and mounted jackalope heads along the way.

28) 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.


29) Packrafting & Dodging Wildfire In Montana Wilderness

A crew of friends traverses the roadless Bob Marshall Wilderness via the South Fork Flathead river during a fully self-supported adventure through some of finest fly fishing in the lower 48, before a wildfire cuts their trip short.

30) Zerogram Launches In U.S. Market

Zerogram uses light materials in this two-person tent designed for backpacking.

31) Watch Massive Telluride Avalanche Triggered This Week

This is one of the cooler avalanche videos we’ve seen, complete with a helicopter ride, explosion, and one heck of a big slide!

32) GearJunkie’s Most Popular Posts Of 2015

Of the 1,000 or so articles we published in 2015, these saw more page views than any others. At least democratically, these are the best articles of the year. Check out this quick list and make sure you didn’t miss one.

33) High-Output: 2016 Arc’teryx Atom SL Jacket Review

From peak-bagging to cool weather hiking, the Atom SL from Arc’teryx is a step forward in insulted wind shell technology.

34) ‘Kronos’ Ice Axe Is Made Of Wood

Furnace Industries is betting on wood for an ice tool that is warm in the hand, durable and with provides vibration dampening.

wood ice axe

35) Man Rescues Deer From Icy Water

From the looks of this deer, it was in dire need of a helping hand.

36) GearJunkie Crew Begins Epic Winter Trip, The ‘Road To OR’

The Outdoor Retailer trade show is a mecca for gear junkies and outdoors enthusiasts. This winter, we’re loading up and hitting the road to test gear and find adventures along the way.

37) The Tailgate Gets A Makeover

By adding things like lighting, bike holders, and storage, a new company is trying to make this much-celebrated truck part a little better.