Category: Q+A

Meet National Parks Traveler Kurt Repanshek

No one knows national parks better than the man who wrote its Dummies Guide. Kurt Repanshek, author and founder of the National Parks Traveler, has a lot to say when it comes to his favorite hiking spots–especially when it comes to their funding. Find out why.

The Rundown on Under Armour’s Latest Tactical Boot

Hunters and tactical operators can agree on the awesomeness of one thing… Under Armour’s Speed Freek. To get an insider scoop on the boots, Tactical Gear News scored an interview with Bryan Offutt, the director of outdoor marketing. Check out what Bryan has to say about the technology of these tactical kicks.

Q&A: Nordic Walking vs. Hiking

Looking to diversify your fitness routine? We learn how adding walking poles to your regimen can increase the amount of calories burned. But with all the beautiful scenery around, who’s counting?

All Things Self-Defense: Q&A with the Real Vic

So many methods of self-defense, so little time. That doesn’t keep people from learning new styles. Just ask Vic who runs the 5 Rings Tactical blog. For more info on this police officer/martial arts instructor read his Q&A with the Tactical Gear Blog.

Q&A with Hiking Blogger Tom Mangan

Tom Mangan was blogging before the rest of us even knew what it was. The writer at Two-Heel Drive fills us in on what makes a great hiking blog, how to hike solo and his favorite outdoors gear.

Talking Guns with a Taco Aficionado

Self-proclaimed taco expert Jay knows more than where you can find the world’s best taco stands. A former member of the U.S. Navy, he also has a passion for guns. Enlisting the use of humor, he writes on tacos, guns and everything in between.

Preparing for Yosemite’s Half Dome Hike

They don’t call him Mr. Half Dome for nothing. How did Rick Deutsch earn the title? Discover the origins of his nickname, how he trained to conquer Yosemite National Park’s legendary Half Dome and what kind of hiking boots got him there.

Police Training: Kevin Manz Talks Mountain Bikes

Kevin Manz, training coordinator for Police Mountain Bike Training talks about his niche program. With increasing gas prices and environmental concerns, more police departments are considering the option of bike cops.

Q&A: Tactical Clothing Designer Dan Bergeron

What does the future of tactical gear look like? We asked Dan Bergeron, who has been designing tactical and outdoors apparel and packs for over a decade.

Magnum CEO Bob Kaiser Previews New Apparel Line

Magnum CEO Bob Kaiser talks shop, giving an exclusive look into the new Rapid Deployment line of shirts and pants. He discusses key features like the patent-pending venting system.