Publication: Gear Junkie

First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Goal Zero Camp Lantern Provides Light, Built-In Charging Station

Growing up, our family camping lantern was a fragile, glass-sided blazer that ran on white gas. Today, I can plug my lantern, the Lighthouse 250 from Goal Zero, into a USB port on a computer for a charge.There’s a crank on top, too, letting me add power ... [Published Gear Junkie - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

No Reel Needed: Patagonia Fly Fishing Kit Is Simple, Light And Effective

The author finds success with the tenkara rod; photo by Danny RyanThe sun barely crests the summit of a nearby mountain as I gently flick a line toward the shadow of a darting rainbow trout. I stand silently, shivering on the snowy bank of a river near ... [Published Gear Junkie - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

The Stoke Factor: Explained

The author, living the dream.Stoke Factor. \stōk ˈfaktər\ — Noun: The level of excitement on the hill. Tends to rise and fall week to week, day to day, as the snow varies with weather conditions.There is nothing in the whole world like a ski town on a ... [Published Gear Junkie - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

White Knuckle Mountain Bike POV

Every wonder what it’s like to be a world-class downhill mountain biker? Well, here’s your chance.This POV video shows the view from the cockpit as Dakine team rider Geoff Gulevich rips down a spine, over huge drops and off big ramps on a course that ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Knuckle, Sean McCoy, DaKine
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Incredible New Gear Debuted At 'Sea Otter' Bike Fest: Our 10 Favorites

The annual Sea Otter Classic is the world’s largest bicycle festival, drawing riders, racers and fans to the Laguna Seca Recreation Area in Monterey, California. If you love bikes, this should be on your life list.Named after the southern sea otter, an ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

12 Good Boots: Find Your Perfect Hiking Footwear For Spring 2014

A stalwart among outdoors gear, the humble hiking boot has receded in popularity over recent years as backpackers and day-hikers have drifted to lighter footwear and trail-running shoes. But the foot-protecting design of a good boot remains relevant (if ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Invention
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cotopaxi Is A Brand That Plans To Change The World With 'Gear For Good'

Cotopaxi is a new brand with a social mission — disrupt the outdoor industry by selling what it calls “Gear for Good”.We visited the Salt Lake City-based brand for its launch last weekend. Cotopaxi founder and CEO Davis Smith explained how a gear company ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Cusco, India, Charity, Cotton
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Rugged' Olympus TG-850 Camera Takes Licking, Keeps Clicking Great Photos

As a former staff newspaper photographer, I’ve been critical of rugged point-and-shoots in the past, but I must admit the Olympus TG-850 is really good. It takes razor sharp images, has impressive low-light performance and the on-camera flash is sufficient ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Interview With President of The North Face

The North Face President Todd SpalettoThe North Face is a behemoth in the outdoors industry, and by 2015 the brand has a goal to grow its business substantially to reach $3 billion in sales. Its influence is huge, from product development and sponsored ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Biker Hucks Backflip During Downhill Race

What do you do when you know you can’t win a race? Well, if you’re Carson Storch, you huck a massive backflip right in the middle of the racecourse.Storch, a 20-year-old team rider for , threw down this huge trick right in the middle of the Sea Otter ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Sea Otter
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Belt-Drive 'City Bike' With Retro Racing Aesthetic, Modern Tech

When I first laid eyes on the green and yellow bike with downturned mustache handlebars, it was lust at first sight; I couldn’t wait to swing a leg over the top bar and test it on the road.Designed with the retro styling of a 1960s Lotus race car — and ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Watch This Massive Avalanche In Norway

Safety first! In this video, an avalanche set off by explosives above the Stjernøy plant in Norway overwhelms the mine with seemingly destructive force. But according to the company, damage wasn’t too bad.“The mountain Nabbaren at Stjernøy plant in Northern ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 11 2014]

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Goal Zero Camp Lantern Provides Light, Built-In... [Published Gear Junkie - 9 hours ago]
No Reel Needed: Patagonia Fly Fishing Kit Is Si... [Published Gear Junkie - 10 hours ago]
The Stoke Factor: Explained [Published Gear Junkie - 11 hours ago]
White Knuckle Mountain Bike POV [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 16 2014]
12 Good Boots: Find Your Perfect Hiking Footwea... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 16 2014]
Incredible New Gear Debuted At 'Sea Otter' Bike... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 16 2014]
Cotopaxi Is A Brand That Plans To Change The Wo... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 15 2014]
'Rugged' Olympus TG-850 Camera Takes Licking, K... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 15 2014]
Interview With President of The North Face [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 14 2014]
Video: Biker Hucks Backflip During Downhill Race [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 14 2014]
Belt-Drive 'City Bike' With Retro Racing Aesthe... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 11 2014]
Watch This Massive Avalanche In Norway [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 11 2014]
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Outdoors Retail Behemoth Cabela's Goes 'Fast & ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 09 2014]
Up-Side-Down, Ground-Breaking (Expensive!) New ... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 08 2014]
'Durable Person' Trip... 48 Hours Of High Adven... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 08 2014]
Altra Olympus: 200 Miles In 'Max Cushion' Shoe [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 07 2014]
Ultralight Sleep Beyond The Bag: The Brooks-Ran... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 07 2014]
Bike Light is 'World's First To Display Battery... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 07 2014]
'Disconium' Disco Hammock Is A Groovy, Shiny Sa... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 04 2014]
Oregon's Alvord Desert Is 'A Bizarre And Beauti... [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 04 2014]
This Sleeping Bag Stuffed With Llama Fur [Published Gear Junkie - Apr 04 2014]
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