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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.

Goggle Buyer's Guide

Goggle Buyer's Guide

This list of top picks – compiled by our testers and reviewers – displays eight of 2016’s best ski goggles.

3 Sports to Try in Spain

3 Sports to Try in Spain

There’s no shortage of adrenaline to be hunted in Spain. From the top of the country to the very bottom, here are three activities to try on your next trip to España.

Holiday Gift Guide: Filson Dry Packs

Holiday Gift Guide: Filson Dry Packs

Filson’s no stranger to adventure. And looking good around the corner and across the globe. Their new line of dry luggage takes a heritage of keepsake canvas into a wet-but-wonderful world. 

Holiday Gift Guide: Paddling Accessories

Holiday Gift Guide: Paddling Accessories

One stroke after another makes the miles flow by. And the right paddling accessories add to safety and comfort on day trips as well as tours. Here are some of our paddle-proven favorites.

Holiday Gift Guide: Men’s Casual Boots

Holiday Gift Guide: Men’s Casual Boots

There’s a time to plow up a mountain and a moment to plod through winter slush. A time to stroll into work looking good and occasions to show up after hours ready to roll. Active Junky’s footwear choices take all these scenarios in stride.

Holiday Gift Guide: Best Outdoor Gadgets

Holiday Gift Guide: Best Outdoor Gadgets

Active Junky’s pulled together some electronic gift ideas that your friends and family will love to receive this holiday season and to use when off on adventures.

Backstory: Voormi

Backstory: Voormi

Down in the little mountain hamlet of Pagosa Springs, Colorado sits a little-known brand specializing in high-tech wool clothing production, 100 percent sourced and sewn in the States. 

Coordinates: Yellowstone National Park

Coordinates: Yellowstone National Park

America’s first National Park, Yellowstone covers nearly 3,500 square miles primarily in Wyoming and small sections in Montana and Idaho, mostly comprised of wild forested areas but also containing geological and hydrothermal formations that it’s most famous for.

Backstory: Creation of a Linus Bike

Backstory: Creation of a Linus Bike

Tom Tolhurst, the company’s Technical Manager, jumped in to answer our questions with a humble charm that’s largely absent in the competitive cycling industry.

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