Gear Guides

Our curated top picks for every occasion. 

Back to School Gear Guide

Our back-to-school gear guide has our top 10 picks for students, teachers, and even those nostalgic for the good ol' days! 

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Labor Day 2021 Gear Guide

Our complete Labor Day Gear Guide has all the long weekend must-haves for family camping, weekend backpacking, day hikes, and backyard fun.

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Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is coming up fast! To help make your gifting a little easier, and more fun, we put together a list of our top 5 gifts for Dad. Whether your Dad is a true outdoorsman, a weekend car camper, a PCT backpacker, or a backyard BBQ’r

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for the Adventure Seeker in your Life

For those that love the thrill of waterfall chasing, discovering new camp spots, and just overall enjoy exploring the great outdoors - we’ve got you covered with Valentine’s picks to jumpstart any adventure.

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GSI Fall Camping Essentials

Can you believe fall is just around the corner?! This has been, simultaneously, the fastest and slowest year ever, but we have been making the most of it—and we hope you have too! With the change in season comes different outdoor adventures. Amidst the pandemics (both racial and viral) and the devastating fires and smoke, we hope everyone has continued to open their minds and voices. 

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Labor Day Gear Guide

Labor Day is almost here and we can bet you’re already planning your adventure for the three-day weekend! Although things are undoubtedly different this year, we’ll still be social-distancing where we can outdoors. We’ve got you covered for all of your outings with these go-to products we think you’ll love.

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GSI Camping Gear Guide

Compiling your ultimate camping gear collection can be overwhelming when there’s so much out there! If you’re not sure where to start, or want to upgrade your pack, we can help! We’re experts when it comes to the eating category, so we’ve compiled a list of our best-selling, go-to cookware. These are the products campers keep coming back for and they’ll get you set for your next adventure, wherever that may be!

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May 2020 - Mother’s Day Gift Guide

As Mother’s Day approaches, we know you’re all hunting for that perfect gift. We’ve got you covered. Your mom will be thrilled with any of these, and ready for her next outdoor adventure!

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Our Outdoor 2020 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide!

The search for a Valentine’s gift can feel overwhelming and frustrating. We’ve gathered a comprehensive list to find the perfect gear for any type of person! From your adventure-focused tree lover, to your wine-loving workaholic, there is something that can fit everyone’s preferences. Not only functional and affordable, they ALL will get put to good use! 

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The Best Gear for Cooking Over an Open Flame

Compact cookware, high-efficiency stoves, and clean-burning fuel makes cooking outdoors these days rather exciting - but sometimes we yearn for the comfort and simplicity of campfire cooking. If you want to try kicking back by the fire pit and whipping up an excellent campfire meal, here’s the gear to get you started.

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Find the Right Camp Game for Your Adventure

Since the beginning of humanity, people have used games as a way to entertain themselves. Playing games strengthens your mind, staves off boredom, and feeds the soul. On your next camping trip, ditch the cell phones and stale card games for some fun and unique camping-ready games - read on to find your camp game match.

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5 Post-Adventure Tailgating Essentials

Ever since we’ve had tailgates, we’ve had tailgating. While the idea of tailgating likely brings up images of football games and college campuses, we think the best kind of tailgating happens in a trailhead parking lot with a group of sweaty, slightly dirty, and endorphin-ridden adventurers. As we head into the season of summer adventures, make sure you have the right gear for your trailhead tailgate party.  

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The Perfect Gear for an Outdoor St. Patrick's Day Party

While St. Patrick’s Day is technically the feast day of Ireland’s patron saint, the holiday has become an international celebration of Irish culture, food, and drink. Parades are held, rivers are dyed, and plenty of beverages are consumed across the world. But if you prefer your holiday celebrations with some close friends and fresh air, here’s what you’ll need to host your campout St. Patrick’s Day (or any other holiday) party.

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