Review: Showers Pass Rogue Hoodie

Functionality: ★★★★★ The Rogue Hoodie is the ideal outer layer for the spring and fall months. The three-layer waterproof softshell Artex material means that this jacket will keep you nice and dry, while still being flexible enough to move around in,...

Ask Gearographer: Trash Cans

Dear Gearographer How do you throw out a trashcan? Trashed in Texas   Dear Trashed, Great question; I have one broken down trash can that, like a bad case of herpes, keeps coming back. Every week on trash day for...

Amazing Outdoor Companies in California

California has a lot to offer for everyone under the sun. Between 8 Nationals Parks, the Pacific Ocean, and a multitude of movie stars, California has long since been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts, explorers, and dreamers alike. And within...

Amazing Outdoor Events in April

April is a wonderful month for outdoor events. On one hand, the last good days of winter stick around long enough to enjoy some late season ski events, and on the other, the fresh wind of spring is blowing across...

Gear for the Lightweight Photographer

Think of the classic image of a photographer in the backcountry. It’s some poor soul wearing a nerdy vest crammed with lenses, grunting and sweating under a heavy pack and a giant tripod while everyone else prances around with light...

Review: HiTec Valkerie i Waterproof

My feet are short and wide with no arch, and my ankles have been sprained more than I’d like. This means I need boots which are really wide, don’t have that obnoxious “arch support” crap, and are tall and tight...

The 4 Best Adventure Races of 2015

Over the past couple of years there has been a true renaissance within the sport of adventure racing. Following the global economic down-turn that hit back in 2008, many races had to be postponed or cancelled, and the future of...