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12 Awesome Gifts for Adventurous Women

12 Awesome Gifts for Adventurous Women

Active Junky gear testers picked out these 12 gifts for those mountain lovers, the ones who wear everything from skirts to snowshoes in the same day.

A Beginner's Guide To Winter Camping

A Beginner's Guide To Winter Camping

While fair-weather camping mistakes lead to “we’ll laugh about it later,” winter is less forgiving; know where you’re going, what you’re taking, and trust who you’re going with.

Arva Avalanche Safety Beacon and Probe Review

Arva Avalanche Safety Beacon and Probe Review

We tested out the Evo4 Beacon and the Light 2.40 Compact Probe in the backcountry terrain outside of Telluride, Colorado and found there were pros and cons to both products. Here’s the full scoop:

How to Plan an Epic Climbing Trip

How to Plan an Epic Climbing Trip

Planning a climbing trip? Going international? Follow these tips and you’re sure to have an experience of a lifetime.

Winter Photography Basics

Winter Photography Basics

Wintery conditions don’t always lend to the best photos, so make sure you arm yourself with these basic tips.

An Introduction to the Compass

An Introduction to the Compass

Compass fundamentals are imperative in any backcountry endeavor.  Silly as it sounds, accelerated compass competence begins with a rhyme.

Hiking Backpack Buyer’s Guide

Hiking Backpack Buyer’s Guide

While there are dozens of worthwhile options from which to choose, Active Junky’s shouldered over twenty backpacking backpacks to find the best model for your situation.

How to Choose a Roof Rack for Your Bike

How to Choose a Roof Rack for Your Bike

After a general purpose roof rack or rooftop cargo carrier, the most popular rooftop accessory for your adventuring needs this summer is a bike carrier.

GM Wheels Out Virtual Shopping. Tents Next?

GM Wheels Out Virtual Shopping. Tents Next?

With the challenges of showing more potential car, truck and SUV shoppers their wares, Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen green-lighted the initiative known as “Project Pinnacle.”

Sleeping Bag Buyer’s Guide

Sleeping Bag Buyer’s Guide

This Active Junky Buyer’s Guide ranks top car camping and backpacking sleeping bags so you can pick the bag that best matches your needs.

LuvByrd Dating App Takes it Outside

LuvByrd Dating App Takes it Outside

The LuvByrd dating site continues to connect the paddle-prone, gravity-minded and travel-addicted among us with their mobile app. 

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