Review: TSG Dawn Flex Helmet

Functionality ★★★★★ The Dawn Flex Helmet from TSG is not your ordinary helmet. Unlike most helmets which come pre-molded from the factory, the Dawn Flex uses what TSG calls “FlexTech,” which makes the outer shell flexible so it forms to...

Review: Cotopaxi Luzon Backpack

The Luzon 18L Daypack is as unique as the adventures you can take it on. The designers at Cotopaxi decided that, like snowflakes or fingerprints, no two bags should look the same. So rather than letting a robot decide what...

Review: Korkers Devil’s Canyon Boot

I first saw these boots while cruising the show floor at IFTD 2014. They were the first BOA integrated wading boot I’d seen so they caught my eye. Korkers sent a pair for testing, which I’ve been doing for about a month or...

10 Amazing Events Happening in November

November is an amazing time of year where every adventure activity is practically in reach. With varying weather forecasts spread throughout the country, warm weather adventures are not out of the question, but up north you can start thinking about...

Review: Salomon X Ultra Mid 2 GoreTex Women’s Hiking Boots

I picked these boots up to get me through a five month trip consisting of hiking, backpacking, car camping, backcountry camping and even horseback riding, and I was blown away by how such a clean-looking, no-frills, inexpensive boot performed. Functionality ★★★★...

Review: SPOT Global Satellite Phone

I tested the phone on a ranch in the rain, under heavy clouds, when the sky was clear, as well as under structures (like an awning). Even in the middle of nowhere in Oklahoma without any cell phone reception, this...

Review: The Jetboil MiniMo

So, you’re an outdoor enthusiast and you’re used to cooking on a large camp stove. Perhaps a Coleman. Great products. Good choice. But, lately, you’ve been thinking about doing some backpacking or just going lighter in general. Solution: the Jetboil...

8 Best Cold Weather Jackets

With summer winding down and fall around the corner, preparation for cooler weather is in the works. Here are eight jackets that’ll keep you toasty on your next outdoor adventure. Rab Xenon XHigh-quality synthetic insulation, top warmth-to-weight ratio and packability...

Review: Liquid Force, the one PFD to rule them all

I spend a fair amount of time on the river, mostly floating with some alcohol involved—legally of course (and no glass). Here’s my thoughts on this jacket. Functionality ★★★★
 This vest is incredibly comfortable and easy to use. The air-prene fabric on...

Surf Expo September 2015: Our Favorite Gear

Surf Expo September 2015: Our Favorite Gear

Last week, the Gearographer crew ran around all over Florida taking photos, flying drones and meeting rad folks in the Surf/Sup industry. While the trip was productive, we did crash our drone, get a speeding ticket, get a flat tire and...

15 Amazing Outdoor Companies in North Carolina

In addition to the many outdoor activities here, the Tar Heel State is also chock-full of amazing outdoor companies and innovators that help get you outside. Whether it’s hiking on the Appalachian Trail or cruising down the Blue Ridge Parkway, whether you’re...