Ask Gearographer; Too Much Fishing Gear?

Dear Gearographer, Recently my girlfriend and I moved from a large metro area to a more rural setting. Since the move, she has taken up an interesting hobby—fishing. She’s been going a little crazy buying gear, and not just fishing...

Ask Gearographer; Drinking Pee?

Dear Gearographer, My friend watches a lot of “survival” shows, and recently he’s been gearing up for worst-case scenarios. He keeps talking about how you can drink your own pee if worse comes to worst, and that just seems completely...

10 Sweet Kickstarters for April

In round two of our monthly round-up, let’s check out what kind of cool projects are up for funding heading into Spring. The Deuce of Spades Outdoor Latrine Trowel It’s been a pretty harsh winter for most of the country,...

This Week in Outdoor Policy – March 28th

What good is new gear if you don’t have anywhere outside to go use it? Tom Flynn tracks policy related to recreation and conservation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips...

Review: GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

Review: GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro has certainly made their name in action sport videography, But is all the hype really worth it. Over the past week I have put the new GoPro Hero 3+ Black edition through its paces and have the verdict. Functionality ★★★★...

Review: Tilley’s TMH6 Mash Up Hat

Review: Tilley’s TMH6 Mash Up Hat

Made of 70/30 recycled hemp and organic cotton, the Mash Up Hat is about as sustainable as hats get. More importantly, it’ll stand up to just about any conditions you put it through. And if it ever wears out, Tilley...

Review: Jaybird BlueBuds X Bluetooth Headphones

We’re all familiar with the tangled-earbuds-in-pocket conundrum. A call comes in and it’a race to untangle that mess before your caller hangs up. Here is Jaybird’s solution: the BlueBuds X Bluetooth Headphones. Construction: ★★★★★ Right off the bat, the construction...

Review: VelocityClip and Adhesive Mount

Many of us have questioned the ridiculously high cost of a POV (point of view) sport cameras. There’s a lot of great ones out there including the darling of POVs, the GoPro Hero 3+ Black, but it begs the question...

Review: EcoXBT Waterproof Speaker

With contributions from Yoon Kim Every outdoor enthusiast will eventually want to mix their tunes with the water. That’s what I got to do for the past few with the EcoXGear’s EcoXBT; dunking it in water, photographing it, and just...