Between hiking to desert waterfalls, navigating city labyrinths and putting in plenty of time in the waves, our gear testers had ample time to put this gear to the test in Morocco.
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The team here has picked some favorites to buy now and start wearing – if you can’t keep the gift box from getting unwrapped.
This mission involved hiking inflatable SUPs and packs 60 miles into the Sawtooth Mountain backcountry.
Well-conceived workout apparel can go from gym to trail to travel without breaking a sweat.
Audio books to indie sounds, there’s no reason not to take your favorites on the road or to the mountains.
Active Junky’s up for jeans that move right through the urban jungle, in transit, on the bike and for casual gatherings
If you’ve been watching any professional cycling this year, you’ve no doubt seen a Scott bike leading the race or at least making the podium.
These Active Junky selections run with the best of this season for aspiring and accomplished striders alike.
Fjällräven is a Swedish company that makes durable outdoor gear in classic styles with the highest sustainability standards.
Active Junky took backpacking and car camping stoves out to test their performance in the field.
Read on for some basic considerations when determining which camping stove fits your needs, and have a look through our full Camp Stove Guide for specific products and how they performed in our Active Junky field evaluations.
Plenty of options in this category, no doubt. But few handle the miles, launder well and come back for more month after month. These do, and some double up for gym workouts as well.
When choosing an inflatable kayak, first consider what type of paddling you’ll be doing and the water conditions.
These field-proven picks add a touch of home in civilized and backcountry situations.
These field-proven picks carry their weight in civilized and backcountry situations.
Active Junky’s taking these three along for more than the ride.
Active Junky puts some of the best road cycling gear to the test on one of the most iconic rides in the country: the 31st annual Ride the Rockies.
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market attracts nearly 30,000 industry professionals experiencing new tech, gear and apparel. More than 1,600 exhibits filled a 515,000 square-foot convention hall and three enormous outdoor pavilions.
Five iconic brands command attention well past the Swedish borders, each with a story that supports another lesson (the third) garnered in a trip to Jamtland County.
Previewed at the outdoor industry’s recent annual gathering, the Nano-Air line from Patagonia steps in where exertion is high and temperatures are low.
Active Junky testers continue to take Danner’s latest model to task across varied terrain and weather conditions.
Life was made for diving in, scrambling skyward and walking where few have tread. Enter these performance selections, suited for off-the-wall (and out-of-the-mall) scenarios.
Yes, our feet occasional slip out of Everest-worthy footwear to feel the sun and sand. And when they do? They pull on one of these new favorites.
The Mountain 600 was taken straight from the box and worn with factory-supplied insoles, standard laces and a reliance on the waterproofing system embedded in the product.
Watch for these five brands and their wares in coming months.
This is the face of Danner. Not one type of customer or application, but a world of wearers who relate to a story built on unrelenting standards.
Stainless Steel water bottle pioneer Klean Kanteen has done extraordinary work to keep single-use plastic water bottles out of our oceans and landfills.
We had the chance to test the latest from electric bike builder Haibike this spring on the trails of Rabbit Valley near the mountain bike mecca of Fruita, Colorado.
Manufacturers have really stepped up their game to make racks for any sized person and any sized vehicle, be it a bike rack for an SUV, car or truck.
While electric bikes have upshifted globally, with sales growing in Europe and Asia for half a dozen years, the movement has started slowly in America.
Crack open these three picks to ice down your essentials for years to come.
Here are a few favorite Active Junky product picks to complete any French Broad paddler’s must-have gear list.
Since showing up in fall, 2015, Patrol USA has made the passionate pursuit of performance pants the focus.
There’s a new product out there for climbers, one bound to be the envy of your bouldering friends.
Finding worthwhile gear investments isn’t easy. Active Junky testers continue to put hundreds of pieces of equipment into tough situations.
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.
These down-to-earth, bright ideas hold a candle – a giant one, in fact – to temporary aerial extravaganzas by offering fire that works.
Going where you want to go is an honor and privilege. At Active Junky, we’re out to cut you loose to find amazing places. And these products help make it happen.
Another in a long list of outsole innovations, the latest technology from Vibram allows you to walk on wet, icy surfaces with ease.
Solavore became the focus of all that’s good or ponderous about solar cooking, offering their Sport model up for testing.
Now available in major brands including Patagonia, a new generation of apparel comes with built-in odor protection.
Active Junky’s mustered some full-speed ahead options for the realities of an uncertain but extraordinary world.
Here are five products for those ready to get outside with the mere mention of trees, trails and topo maps.
These three picks further extend our insights on leading brands and current models for your consideration.
Dad’s not immune to the lure of flashing LEDs, voice-activated anything or shiny objects for home, car and travel. Active Junky’s done both giver and getter right with these three products.
One of the biggest names in outerwear is radically altering its product offerings this year, moving away from 100-percent waterproof-breathable membranes and into a variety of laminates to cover a world’s worth of outdoor scenarios.
At Active Junky, we love products created – intentionally -- for when the going gets tough. Here are three products with one dominant theme: Prevail.
Drink deep with these Active Junky-vetted picks and order your favorite(s) today.
Active Junky’s putting some top, early-season fishing picks on the line as we weigh in on the best gear.
The two watches Active Junky’s selected put you ahead in the race to know, go and do whatever makes life worth living.