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Andean Antics with Reed Snyderman

Andean Antics with Reed Snyderman

Active Junky was lucky enough to have Reed Snyderman join us on our annual gear testing trip to the southern hemisphere. He threw huge tricks, soared down Andean peaks in his speedwing and tested gear along the way.

Winter Dog Walking Winners

Winter Dog Walking Winners

Active Junky puts you into winter with more wonderland for you and your faithful hound with these six winners.

12 Tips for Winter Bike Commuting

12 Tips for Winter Bike Commuting

We’ve been working to find ways to make cold commutes as pleasant as possible.  Don’t run back to the carpool lane before you’ve tried out these 12 tips for biking in the winter.

9 Tips for Staying Active this Winter

9 Tips for Staying Active this Winter

Our bodies naturally have less energy during these months and sometimes hibernation sounds more appetizing than venturing out into the world. But don’t give up on staying active just yet—here are some simple tips for getting out and making moves this winter.

Five Reasons to Go Snowshoeing

Five Reasons to Go Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing can redefine the outdoor experience.  Pick your favorite reasons and strap in; sooner rather than later.

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.

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.

Holiday Gift Guide: Men's Winter Apparel

Holiday Gift Guide: Men's Winter Apparel

Whether you’re looking for a gift for a friend, a family member or simply out to upgrade your own wardrobe, you won’t go wrong with these top picks from Merell, Nau, Carhartt, Adidas and more.

5 Crazy Winter Celebrations

5 Crazy Winter Celebrations

Here are 5 of our favorite winter celebrations to get your howl on, praise the benevolent and mighty snow gods and have a grand old time this winter. 

18 Best Winter Dog Breeds

18 Best Winter Dog Breeds

Whether you want a pooch that’s up for snowy walks through the neighborhood or down for backcountry ski trips, these breeds won’t let you down when the snow falls.  

10 Places to Backpack in the Fall

10 Places to Backpack in the Fall

Don’t forget to pack extra layers, warm socks, a beanie and light gloves—then enjoy some of the best fall backpacking in the country.

Going Upstream with Upslope

Going Upstream with Upslope

Active Junky went upstream with Boulder's Upslope Brewing to learn the origins of its craft beers -- and see how the Company's concerns for watersheds turns into tangible action.

Nau's Recycled Down Apparel

Nau's Recycled Down Apparel

Drawn from luxurious European duvets and pillows, NAU's cloud-like 650-fill down transforms progressive clothing into timeless apparel.

Tentree Apparel

Tentree Apparel

With tentree, your everyday life changes the world.  Madagascar gets reforested while whipping up scrambled eggs in your new favorite sweatpants. 

Parks Project

Parks Project

When you purchase a Parks Project product like a 5-panel cap, leather passport cover or park-centric T-shirts, proceeds fund preservation efforts around the country.

Fishpeople's Duncan Berry

Fishpeople's Duncan Berry

After interviewing Berry, we're convinced he's part of a New School movement that's changing the tide of food production.

2015-16 Sunglasses Buyer’s Guide

2015-16 Sunglasses Buyer’s Guide

We’ve tested these picks (and others that didn’t make the list) from Chicago’s lakeside parks to the beaches of Costa Rica, the wilds of Wyoming to the fjords of Chile. Read on to find the right pair for you.

Ecoths and Aventura

Ecoths and Aventura

Both Aventura and Ecoths supply eco-friendly fashion to the casual-minded consumer with a conscience.

tentree: An Environmentally-Friendly Company

tentree: An Environmentally-Friendly Company

Not only does tentree craft Active Junky-approved streetwear, but their brand is also committed to conserving this beautiful planet – a mission that we can get behind.

Women’s Casual Fall Apparel

Women’s Casual Fall Apparel

Ladies: stay bundled up and stylish with four of Active Junky’s top casual apparel and accessories picks for the fall season. 

Backpacking Through Canyons

Backpacking Through Canyons

 Like any outdoor activity, canyon travel has its own set of challenges and gear requirements. Keep these Active Junky tips and recommendations in mind for a successful trip.

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.

8 Shred Flicks on Netflix

8 Shred Flicks on Netflix

Make some popcorn, wax your skis and get comfortable; here are 8 of the best ski and snowboard movies on Netflix in 2015. 

8 Reasons to Camp in the Fall

8 Reasons to Camp in the Fall

 Here are 8 reasons why you shouldn’t put your tent and sleeping bag in storage just yet.

The Climber’s Dictionary

The Climber’s Dictionary

Use this guide to communicate with everyone from dirt bags to sponsored climbers and they’ll start to accept you as one of their own. 

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.

Four Must-Take Tools

Four Must-Take Tools

Recent studies suggest our ancestors used tools over 3 million years ago. Neanderthal or not, these are four essential tools that you should never leave home without.

Climbing in Castle Valley, UT

Climbing in Castle Valley, UT

Castle Valley is the heart of tower climbing in Utah, immediately east of Moab along River Road (Utah Rt. 128).