Stephen Regenold

Author Articles

Outdoor Retailer Winter 2011

The twice-annual†Outdoor Retailer trade show, held in Salt Lake City,†is an exhibition of to-be-released outdoors equipment from manufacturers around the world. After six days...

Six Essential Items

Sometimes in life, as well as in the outdoors, it's the small things that count. These six items below, all inexpensive, common products, have...

Holiday Gift Guide

The insanity of "Black Friday" is mercifully past. "Cyber Monday" was this week. Still in need of something for an outdoors lover on your...

Origins of the Swiss Army Knife

A red handle, a small white cross, a blade or two, and fold-out tools for the job— a Swiss Army Knife is an icon...

SealLine Pro Pack

It is obscenely huge. It fastens shut and watertight with a roll-top closure. A backpack harness system lets you strap it on and hike, ferrying immense...

External Frames Live!

In a previous column, I covered two major companies, Kelty and JanSport, who will introduce retro-style, external-frame backpacks in 2011. The article pitched external-frame...