Guy Gear

    • Tent buying guide promoValuable tent buying tips, plus a look at a few of his favorite new tents.

    • socks-200x148A good pair of socks is one of the best things a Scout can give his feet. Here's a guide to buying socks.

    • Get a good night sleep on your next camp out with the Gear Guy's handy guide to sleeping pads, bag liners, pillows and cots.

    • sleeping.jpgSleep comes easy when you have the right sleeping bag for the job. Here are some tips to help you pick a sleeping bag.

    • Boots are, without a doubt, the most important piece of gear you take on the trail. They will make or break your trip. So before you buy your next pair, here are some things to consider.

    • radio-200×148.jpgPicking the right two-way radios for you and your unit is simple when you know what to look for. We’ll show you how.

    • snowboard-200x148Get ready to shred with these need-to-know basic buying tips for skis and snowboards.

    • cookware-200x148Time for grub! Need some camp kitchen gear? The Gear Guy is here to help.

    • Compass and GPS buying guideThe Gear Guy provides the lowdown on buying a compass or GPS receiver.

    • backpack-200x148Here’s an Eagle Scout’s advice on picking the perfect pack.

    • backpacking-stoves-buying-guide-promo-200x148Here's how to pick the best backpacking stove for your next adventure.

    • knives-200x148.jpgBe prepared for anything with a trusty knife or multi-tool. Here's how to choose the best one to fit your needs.

    • helmet.jpg Picking (and wearing) the right helmet can be a life or death decision. Don’t worry — we’ve made it easy for you.

    • gopro-200x148Looking to buy an action camera? The Gear Guy is here to fill you in on the stuff you need to know and the cameras you should consider.

    • hydrate-200x148The Gear Guy's cool tips for staying hydrated on the go.

    • What should you include in your first-aid kit? Be prepared with advice and checklists to help you get the best first-aid kit for your next adventure.

    • winter-200x148The Gear Guy brings you the best stuff for braving the brrrr when winter camping.

    • Gear Guy fills you in on everyting you need to know to get ready to go rock climbing.

    • Learn the ins and outs of water treatment gear to help you stay healthy and hydrated on the trail.

    • Sometimes hiking boots are overkill. Here's how to buy sports sandals and light hikers.