Tanner Bowden

Tanner Bowden is a staff writer at Gear Patrol covering all things outdoors and fitness. He is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School and a former wilderness educator. He lives in Brooklyn but will always identify as a Vermonter.

Hot Take

Why You Need an Insulated Jacket in the Summer

Before you pack all your winter clothing into a box bound for the attic, stop, think and take that puffy jacket back out. Yes, an insulated jacket is great for summer use. Here's why.

Sorry, Dad

The Gear We Stole from Our Dads

Dad knew his stuff, we recognized that, and then we took his stuff. Here, Gear Patrol staff members share all the gear that we've taken from our dads over the years.

Knives You Should Know

The Best New Knives and EDC of June 2020

Recently, Buck Knives updated one of its classics, Spyderco made a cute nod to canines, Work Sharp revealed a user-friendly whetstone and more.

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