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Jediah Porter

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Jediah Porter is a full-time part-timer. He works as a mountain guide and for OutdoorGearLab and as a substitute teacher. Guiding work requires an even mix of rock shoes, approach shoes, ice boots, and ski gear. Off the clock, he climbs and skis. He also engages in binges of mountain biking, canoeing, hunting, fishing, and trail-running. He goes by Jed and takes pride in using the right tool for the job, unless he doesn't have that tool. In which case he improvises. "If you don't have it, you don't need it". He has lived most of his adult life in the Eastern Sierra and tries to get to Alaska (for big mountains) and the East Coast (for family) once each year. Jed's web site is www.jediahporter.com

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Best Winter Jackets of 2022

Best Winter Jackets of 2022

We put in the cold hours and the nitty-gritty research to bring you reliable recommendations. As it pertains to winter...
Sanrenmu 7010
Best Buy

Sanrenmu 7010

High end performance for rock bottom price. You can spend 3-5 times as much and not necessarily exceed the performance...
Petzl Spatha
Top Pick

Petzl Spatha

We like this knife for all sorts of climbing. That it works for many non-climbing tasks is important. You will want...
How to Choose a Pocket Knife

How to Choose a Pocket Knife

Pocket knife shopping is daunting. If you consider discontinued but still relevant products, and the depths of the...
Kershaw Leek
Best Buy

Kershaw Leek

An immaculate piece of everyday carry equipment for the discerning user, at a relatively affordable price point. Sleek...
Best Camping Cookware of 2022

Best Camping Cookware of 2022

Our expert on-trail chefs took to the trails, testing 16 of the best sets out there. After cooking over 100 meals in...
Best Slippers of 2022

Best Slippers of 2022

You'll wear good slippers nearly every day. We carefully tested (researching 30 models and purchasing 9 for direct...
Best Snowshoes of 2022

Best Snowshoes of 2022

Finding the best pair of snowshoes for your adventure from the ever-growing crop of choices can be worse than...
Best Handheld GPS of 2022

Best Handheld GPS of 2022

Looking to improve your backcountry navigation? We bought and tested 7 of the best GPS units on the market to help you...
Best Daypacks of 2022

Best Daypacks of 2022

Sizing up the daypack market and choosing what is best for you, your needs, and your budget is tough. Here we've done...
Best Pajamas of 2022

Best Pajamas of 2022

Maybe you're ready ready to step it up from whatever it is you've been sleeping and lounging in. We researched 35...
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