About Gearist

Gearist began in 2010 as an outgrowth of the founder Brandon Wood’s endurance sports podcast.

The goal was simple: test and review the outdoor gear that gets us outside and keeps us there. We want to take people inside products by not just throwing a ton of product features at them but, by putting gear to the test in real-world conditions and reporting back our unbiased opinions.

Today Gearist has testers across the USA (and Switzerland) which gives us access to different terrains, climates and challenges. With this we’re able to get summer gear tested even in the winter and, thanks to Gearist HQ being in the great state of Colorado, means that we can find cold temperatures and snow year round.

We work hard to provide the best in-depth, unbiased reviews available. If there’s something you’d like to see, let us know and we’ll do our best to get our hands on it. If you know of a brand that’s new and needs some love, tell us! We’re Gearist and we love being outside.

Contact Us

We’d love to hear from you.

Fan mail? Comments? Questions? Drop us a line at info@gearist.com