10 Fall Camping Locations in the South

Beartown State Park – Hillsboro, West Virginia Located near the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, Beartown State Park contains 107 acres of nature. Development of the park has been pretty minimal to preserve the park to it’s natural home. Recent...

Review: Meier “The Doc” All Mountain Downhill Skis

This Glenwood Springs based Colorado Ski Company has named their “The Doc” ski after Glenwood cemetery’s most famous resident. Just like their namesake, Doc Holiday, you can bet on these skis and you will win in the end. Functionality  ★★★★★...

Review: Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

Functionality ★★★★★ With headlamps, there are only three features that matter: what kind of light they can emit, how brightly they emit it, and how long they can last (battery). The ReVolt is practically the mutli-tool of headlamps, with 3 versatile...

Interbike 2016: Show Favorites

The Gearographer team spent the past week in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada for Interbike 2016. We met some awesome people in the bike world and got to see some really sick bikes. From running around...

Review: Aspire Anonymous Sunglasses

Incorporating the latest in technology, advanced materials and fashion, Aspire Eyewear offers comfortable, wearable and adjustable eyewear that is distributed exclusively through ClearVision Optical. Aspire Eyewear started just last year and is already making a mark with designs that transcend...

Surf Expo: Our Favorites from the Show

A couple weekends ago, the Gearographer crew ran all around Surf Expo in Florida searching for the best products to bring back to you guys. We met some pretty rad folks in the Surf/SUP industry and got to try out...

Ask Gearographer: Feminine Products

Dear Gearographer, I am always willing to pick up stuff for my husband at the store but he won’t return the favor. It doesn’t matter if he needs deodorant, shaving cream or even powder for jock itch; I’m there for him....

Brand Close-Up: Mountain Standard

The idea behind Mountain Standard, a relative newcomer to the outdoor scene, born and bred out of Boulder, Colorado, is to embrace community and location rather than the fascination on traditional outdoor sports. While Mountain Standard is an outdoor brand,...

Review: Women’s Eddie Bauer Highline Trail Pro

Functionality  The Highline Trail Pro is loaded with features that make them truly fit for the trails. They strike a perfect balance between keeping your feet dry and comfortable under any conditions, without adding on too much extra weight. The...

Review: Women’s Arc’teryx Atom SL Hoody

Functionality Late spring, summer, and early fall are considered by many to be the primetime for outdoor adventures – and that’s exactly when the Atom SL comes in handy. It was made to throw on as on outer layer for...

Review: GSI Outdoors Pinnacle Camper

Functionality When it comes to the functionality of a cook system, there are many different things that you have to look for but ultimately, what it all boils down to (pun intended) is does it cook your food in a...

Outdoor Retailer: Best and Brightest (Pun Intended)

Another Outdoor Retailer has come and gone. We drank beer, met a few of our heroes (and could not keep our cool), and hung out with some of the biggest names in the Outdoor Industry all under one roof. But most importantly,...

Brand Close-Up: Kush Climbing

The outdoor industry is starting to embrace sustainability, recycled materials, and environmentally friendly manufacturing techniques. Denver based Kush Climbing was founded by husband and wife team Kyle and Kim Vines to produce hand-made crash pads and climbing bags utilizing 100%...

Protective Gear for the Skater

Mom always told you to suit up in pads and helmet before you started a sidewalk-shredding session, and the older you get, the more you understand why—emergency room visits are costly. But you don’t want to sacrifice style for protection....

Ask Gearographer: Tent Size

Dear Gearographer, I want to buy a camping tent to sleep my wife and I and our two young kids. I don’t know what size tent I need. They all say “Sleeps 2-4” or “4-6” What size would you recommend...