These top skis will help you take on the whole mountain.
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Check out 8 of the best all-mountain snowboards we’ve ever ridden.
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.
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.
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:
We ran through the Basin and Range line this fall and early winter, and these are four of our favorites.
Those familiar with such sacred AM reveries don’t mind setting alarms, knowing that adventure is at its finest in the AM.
Planning a climbing trip? Going international? Follow these tips and you’re sure to have an experience of a lifetime.
Watch and share with your backcountry partners. Make sure to follow up on the five steps outlined in the film:
A basic ski wax, done by hand, involves three major steps.
Wintery conditions don’t always lend to the best photos, so make sure you arm yourself with these basic tips.
Compass fundamentals are imperative in any backcountry endeavor. Silly as it sounds, accelerated compass competence begins with a rhyme.
Active Junky’s found ten shoe models that range from conventional to alternative, each with the potential to improve your fitness and off-road skills in coming months.
Active Junky’s gathered some obvious brand choices along with road-worthy newcomers to roll in with solid options that work on and off the bike.
These pieces of gear have proven essential in-transit and on-site to travel safely with camera in hand.
Next time you head for the outdoors, go prepared with one of these fixed-blade camping knives. Find out how brands like Morakniv, Gerber, OKC, and Benchmade, stack up.
These five thoughts turn training rides into evolution with every sweet revolution.
Active Junky connected with two of Salomon's elite staff, Stevie Kremer and Dr. Rhett Griggs, to get the lowdown on altitude training.
Don’t wait until temps climb before churning across, around and above your favorite terrain, from street to dotted line on a topo map.
Five reasons why you, along with other adrenaline seeking, outdoor lovers, have reason to consider the humble (but not so primitive) trail running shoe this season.
Active Junky’s got three tips to inject into your noggin’ today for season-long success.
Apart from technical photo gear, the team’s spotted great apparel to put comfort and agility in focus.
Pushing a smart phone, tablet, digital camera, navigational watch or ancillary device hard puts you in an energy Black Hole in as little as an hour.
These five pointers from Active Junky will make returning to the road easier and safer no matter what your riding goals for this year.
With the Camp Chef Redwood Fire Pit, there’s room to perfect the Art of Marshmallow Roasting even at home.
Active Junky brings the need for confident handling, speed and reliability back to Earth with these four selections.
A little sun warms body and soul. Too much, at the wrong time, turns a coastal or water-borne outing into a sizzle-fest.
The right pair of sandals does more than hang loose at café or pub. Travel-worthy styles make multi-sport adventure possible without adding much weight to pack or duffel.
Well within 100 yards, grey whales materialize on both sides as the boat glides into Magdalena Bay at the command of our local captain.
On the company’s “3 x 3” adventure, Sea of Cortez kayaking is paired with grey whale watching in Magdalena Bay, some two hours southwest of Loreto.
Weighing in at 6.5 ounces and the size of a large fist when compacted, the ENO Sub7 Hammock is perfect for those looking for an ultralight sleeping system or just to inject some lounge time into their next backpacking adventure
For those ready to chase some spring lines, here are a few of our favorite ways to do it:
From Argentina to Zermatt, chase the shred in style this summer. Here are 8 of the best countries to get after it this summer:
Far from home and days into the trip, little things add up. With these Active Junky selections, your focus is on fun rather than frustration.
We tested the AfterShokz Trekz Titanium wireless headphones and here are a few thoughts on the tech:
While these essentials won’t completely convert your vehicle into a mobile adventure wagon, throwing these pieces of gear into your trunk is a surefire way to make your trip go a lot smoother.
With Casio’s rugged WSD-F10, local data trumps regional weather reports to spur effective here-and-now tactics.
We’ve definitely had our fair share of awkward hut experiences, but there are seven things you can do to ensure that a good time is had by all.
The word “backpacking” suggests roughing it, but today’s cooksets allow backcountry travelers to bring mini kitchens into the wilderness.
Here are a few of our favorite Darn Tough options that you’re likely to wear outside, but unlikely to wear out.
Goos and gummies—some live by ‘em, some can’t stand ‘em. It’s all about finding what works for you.
Levi LaVallee brapped through the streets of Saint Paul, Minnesota, in one of the craziest snowmobiling edits we’ve ever seen.
Casio’s created the the rugged WSD-F10 to make smarter decisions no matter what the next ride holds.
Alice Perlowski, MD, is a spokesperson for CEP Compression, and she’s well suited to explain the benefits of compression to outdoor enthusiasts.
Ryan Cruze just took home $1000 for mellow run on Teton Pass, thanks to the dream combination of perfect pow and prime gold lighting.
From wood cores to bamboo sidewalls and wooden topsheets, a small number of ski and snowboard shapers have turned to wood for its undeniable aesthetic, sustainable potential and penchant for performance.
Here are a few of the best ways to protect your camera in the backcountry.
We just got our hands on a few of the new pieces in the Royal Robbins line, and it’s safe to say that the quality has returned to the high standards set by Royal and Liz (the 1968 founders) so many years ago.
2016 marks a year of change for Royal Robbins, but not necessarily in the way you might think.
While the sensation of surfing a seemingly endless barrel may be priceless, you can put a price tag on the GoPro clips you come home with.
Whether you are trying to charge up to get the shot or simply want to have a line of communication should your trip go awry, there are a few questions to ask yourself before picking a charging device:
We’ve tested a ton of charging devices over the past year, and these five Active Junky recommendations represent the gear testing team’s favorite picks.