Hiking boots are the most important piece of gear you take on the trail. So before you buy your next pair, here are some things to consider.
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.
Be prepared for those broiling summer days with these handy tips and hot gear.
Looking for a daypack for school or other activities? Here are tips to help you pick a pack that’ll work best for your needs
Be prepared for anything with a trusty knife or multi-tool. Here's how to choose the best one to fit your needs.
Gear Guy fills you in on everything you need to know to get ready to go rock climbing.
Picking the right two-way radios for you and your unit is simple when you know what to look for. We’ll show you how.
A professional mountain biker gives you all the advice you need to shop for your next bike.
What size do I need? How much should I pay? Internal or external? The Gear Guy has answers to help you pick the perfect pack.
Valuable tent buying tips, plus a look at a few of our favorite new tents.
The Gear Guy gives you the lowdown on paddleboarding, one of the world's fastest-growing outdoor sports.
Pro runner Alan Webb unveils the best strategy for shopping for running shoes.
Packable shell jackets will keep you dry without breaking the bank. Here's how to buy one.
Pick the right binoculars, and it’s a cinch to bring far things close. We’ll show you how.
Gear Guy sheds light on 10 great flashlights and headlamps.
A 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.
Sleep comes easy when you have the right sleeping bag for the job. Here are some tips to help you pick a sleeping bag.
Get ready to shred with these need-to-know basic buying tips for skis and snowboards.
Time for grub! Need some camp kitchen gear? The Gear Guy is here to help.
The Gear Guy provides the lowdown on buying a compass or GPS receiver.
Here's how to pick the best backpacking stove for your next adventure.
Picking (and wearing) the right helmet can be a life or death decision. Don’t worry — we’ve made it easy for you.
Looking 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.
Picking the perfect skateboard is easy if you know what to look for. Here's how to pick one.
The Gear Guy's cool tips for staying hydrated on the go.
The Gear Guy brings you the best stuff for braving the brrrr when winter camping.
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.
Ride On! Choosing the right mountain bike is fun and easy.
Picking the right backpacking tent for your outdoor adventure is easy. Here are some tips.
How to pick shades that are really cool and functional, too!
Adventure racer Travis Macy gives you the keys for choosing a do-it-all wristwatch.
Digital cameras make getting into photography easier than ever. Here’s how to choose your first — or next — camera.