In the event of an emergency, these communication devices can be the difference between life and death.
The Gear Guy shares advice for buying a solar-charging device and rechargeable gear.
Check out the Gear Guy’s advice to make sure you get the right backpack for your body and your adventures.
Keep sharp in your Scouting endeavors with the best knife to fit your needs.
The Gear Guy's advice for buying a headlamp, flashlight or lantern to illuminate your outdoor adventures.
Sleep better under the stars with the Gear Guy’s tips for choosing the best sleeping bag.
Valuable tent buying tips, plus a look at seven of Gear Guy's favorite new tents.
Gear Guy brings you 9 water filtration options to quench your thirst while keeping you safe and healthy.
The Gear Guy gives you the lowdown on SUP, one of the world's fastest-growing outdoor sports.
Want to try skateboarding but don't know where to start? Never fear -- the Gear Guy has you covered with this skateboard buying guide.
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.
The Gear Guy brings you some of the best new rods, reels and other fishing tackle.
Experts say that most boys should average 12,000 steps per day to stay healthy.
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.
Gear Guy reviews electronic armor designed to protect your smartphone, GPS unit, tablet or other electronic device.
How to pick shades that are really cool and functional, too!
A motion-triggered camera can capture photos of animals visiting your camp or backyard.
Here's how to pick the best camping stove for your next adventure.
A guide to picking the best clothing and gear for cold winter weather.
The Gear Guy gives you tips and tricks for buying your next bicycle -- plus six hot bike picks.
Time for grub! Need some camp kitchen gear? The Gear Guy is here to help.
Gear Guy reviews nine meals that are lightweight, simple to prepare and surprisingly delicious.
The Gear Guy's cool tips for staying hydrated on the go.
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
Gear Guy fills you in on everything you need to know to get ready to go rock climbing.
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.
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.
Get ready to shred with these need-to-know basic buying tips for skis and snowboards.
The Gear Guy provides the lowdown on buying a compass or GPS receiver.
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.
From helmets to boots, the Gear Guy fills you in on everything you need to know to suit up and shred the slopes.
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.
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.