Cameron Martindell is the Gear Institute’s Gear Test Director, responsible for coordinating our gear testing team, recruiting new experts, and maintaining the Gear Institute’s editorial standards for product testing.
Adventure Correspondent Cameron L. Martindell is a freelance adventure travel and expedition writer, photographer and filmmaker who is always “Off Yonder: Seeing the world for what it is.” In addition to writing his own popular blog [offyonder.com], he is the Managing Editor for Elevation Outdoors Magazine and he has contributed to National Geographic, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Outside, Backpacker, Wired, Australian Geographic, Mountainzone.com and others. He has been to all seven continents and lived on five of them, including a four-month stint at the South Pole. Cameron has more than 15 years of mountain search and rescue experience, is an Eagle Scout, has been an Australian bush firefighter, competes in sailing regattas, plans national and international youth programs, guides Oregon rafting trips and Australian bush backpacking trips, the list goes on.
He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and daughter.