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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.
Three products turn the year’s first outings into successful forays, whether a state forest campground or primitive campsite is your destination.
New for sneakerheads this spring is a unique intersection between rubber tire expert Michelin and six or more of the top footwear brands in the outdoor market.
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.
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.
Active Junky brings the need for confident handling, speed and reliability back to Earth with these four selections.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We break down three of the ways to recharge in the woods: portable power banks, solar panels and wood stoves.
GloveTacts are small, sticky patches of touch-screen friendly suede that adhere to the outside of your gloves.
Casio converts powerful, four-season data acquisition into visual displays to inform, guide and celebrate every adventure.
A quality baselayer comes in handy more often than you’d think.
Considering the light weight, year-round versatility and class-leading technologies, our Active Junky gear testers agree that if you are only going to buy one sleeping pad, the NeoAir XTherm Max is the best you can get.
So you spend a lot of time adventuring in the backcountry, and you need a camera to capture the action. We're here to help you pick out a camera that meets your needs and budget.
Now, let’s discuss a different beast, coreshots, and the various options you have for fixing them.
Active Junky tested Sweet Protection’s Monkeywrench Jacket and the Supernaut R Pant in Chile this summer and Colorado this winter, and we were beyond impressed.