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For episode No. 5 in our “Off The Map” video series we gear up and head into the woods for an endurance event. Watch as Team GearJunkie bikes, paddles, treks, and navigates its way through 100+ miles of deep forested terrain on the annual Stubborn Mule Adventure Race.
Events like the Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, and Warrior Dash are exploding in popularity. This month, collaborating on an article with Outside magazine, we asked two of the sport’s top athletes about the gear that helps them get onto the podium.
After almost 17 years of wear, contributor Sean McCoy figured it was time for a small paean to his long-enduring Patagonia Capilene crew top. The shirt, despite hundreds of days of use, still “looks like new,” McCoy states.
Our second peek this week on new gear to be unveiled at the OR Show covers a tiny solar array, a lockable camera bag, an ultra-light tent, and a knife design said to be influenced by the grandfather of Bear Grylls.
Share a picture of your most well-loved, well-used knife to win. We’ll pick 10 winners tomorrow who have the best images of blades that tell a story of hard use and long history in the field. . .
Thousands of gear companies gather each summer in Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer trade show, which takes place this year August 2 – 5. The event gives a peek at to-be-released products coming to market next year. Here are a few items that caught our eye from the pre-show buzz.
A dozen knives from Gerber Gear are up for grabs today! This is a chance to show your knife know-how when it comes to purchasing a new blade. Contest details announced on this page. . .
SGB Magazine’s “40 Under 40” award gives a nod to professionals said to be “the best and the brightest of the next generation of leaders” in the outdoor industry. GearJunkie editor Stephen Regenold was honored to be included on the list this year.
Knife type, quality of metal, name brand. . . all these things and more influence the price tag of a new knife. So, how can you get the most bang for your buck when it comes to your blade? We talked to the experts and came up with this knife pricing breakdown to give you some insights.
Yep, people do actually make camping stoves out of soda cans. There’s even a mass-produced option, which our writer tested out (to somewhat underwhelming results) in preparation for his planned AT thru-hike.
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