It’s easy to skimp on a piece of gear here or there when you’re just visiting. But when you put down roots in a mountain town, there are a few essentials that truly merit the moniker.
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After record snowfall, the terrain park at Crested Butte Mountain Resort was buried. Looking to hone their skills in a new setting the Active Junky crew set off into town in search of urban features and good times.
Being a professional cyclist provided me with an incredible opportunity to learn about other people, other cultures, and the world.
With Mount Sopris looming in the background at nearly 13,000ft, well-equipped mountain bikers from Carbondale, Colorado-based Backbone Media find their form.
No matter where you live, these new frost-fighting favorites are tester-approved to make the grade during the shorter days ahead.
For any runner experiencing a low point, such as you are right now, reconnecting with their passion for running must precede running as work.
When you begin the search for your perfect teacher, ask yourself the following questions to find your match.
U.S. brewers are doing tastings in cities once revered as the bastions of traditional brewing, with lots of room to grow their current 9.5% share of the market.
From 9am to 9pm, Windy City men get groomed for whatever’s ahead in their day — without leaving home or office.
Active Junky’s in the hunt for the five-ingredient products starting to migrate to U.S. grocery shelves.
After plenty of pre-shower fanfare about Perseid 2016, the main event is about to begin.
If watching a meteor shower is on your bucket list, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better show than on August 13, the Perseid 2016 peak.
Without apologies, I love a pan-fried trout fillet. And I’ve had trouble getting my fish out of the net and staying alive back in the water. What now?
We’re sleeping 8 hours and 50 minutes a day, 13 minutes more than a decade ago.
Solavore became the focus of all that’s good or ponderous about solar cooking, offering their Sport model up for testing.
Active Junky interviews Matt Butler, creator of the new Rollors game.
With the cost of older Arabica coffee getting closer to that of less-valued Robusta beans, suppliers are dumping beans up to nine years old.
Try adding the five yoga poses detailed below to your pre-paddling routine and let us know if they work for you!
The longest day of the year is upon us, and you know what that means – more daylight to pack in as many adventures as possible.
Perfection isn’t the measure of a man. His ability to demonstrate integrity, humility and forbearance are more important.
Want to impress yourself and friends with some deja views?
Few apparel companies labor so diligently long before a garment is crafted.
Pick one of these Active Junky approved gifts to help him go to his Happy Place.
Congratulations. You’ve fled the gravity of everyday life to arrive in a better place.
Energy, focus and increased immune system performance are among the positive results claimed by Forest Bathing adherents.
Converse announces update to the iconic All Star sneakers.
Our friend Rhett Cutrell got his hands on an infrared camera, and was able to stack up some incredible timelapse footage.
As photographers, it’s energy that we are trying to capture that drives us, and IR photography has shined a whole new light on energy and our perception of it.
For his 60th birthday Ace Kvale decided to take his 10 year old Blue Heeler Genghis Khan, AKA “The Desert Dog,” on an epic 60-day backpacking trip.
Enter Fizzics, an appliance with a not-coincidental likeness to a pub-drawn pint of stout.
Here’s to remembering what’s behind all of our amazing days ahead
Grilling was a slam dunk with a generous cooking area suspended a favorable distance from our double-deep coal bed.
Drink deep with these Active Junky-vetted picks and order your favorite(s) today.
If you’re looking to impress, here are three ways to bring serious electrons that’ll snap and crackle your Pop.
It doesn’t have to be sub-zero to slide on suede shoes. With superior breathability along with quick clean-up using a stiff brush, these pairs were selected by Active Junky for their easy-going, warm weather good looks.
With the Camp Chef Redwood Fire Pit, there’s room to perfect the Art of Marshmallow Roasting even at home.
For those ready to chase some spring lines, here are a few of our favorite ways to do it:
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.
Active Junky puts you into winter with more wonderland for you and your faithful hound with these six winners.
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.
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.
Biking to work in the summer is great, but few realize that it’s even better in the winter. Here’s why:
Snowshoeing can redefine the outdoor experience. Pick your favorite reasons and strap in; sooner rather than later.
Nike and Poler. They’re at it again. Carrying on tradition with their third collab, the two brands are lacing connoisseurs of cool with a fresh line of streetwear.
Wintery conditions don’t always lend to the best photos, so make sure you arm yourself with these basic tips.
Climbing in the winter can be incredibly difficult. Don't worry; we've got your back.
Here are 5 ways to get your climbing fix—even in cold temperatures.
If you’re looking to update your gear closet or maybe just spruce up your day-to-day style, these picks from our team of gear testers will pique your interest.
Words from these 5 famous authors are guaranteed to get you stoked for your next two adventures: to the bookstore, and to your closest National Park.
‘Tis the season to give gifts—so do it well with our ultimate women’s casual gift guide.