A skilled custom knife-maker, LeFort is a known abuser of multitools and edged steel.
Dan Nelson is GearInstitute.com's fly fishing editor. He is based in the Pacific Northwest.
Guide, writer, Truckee local, pub trivia host, and inventor of TripTarp®, Craig Rowe is the Gear Institute's chief stove and insulated jacket tester.
Cory is a Santa Barbara, CA based athlete, online running coach and freelance journalist specializing in running and climbing related content and gear review.
Peter Kray is a co-founder of the Gear Institute, and a longtime specialist in the testing of skis, snowboards and outdoor equipment.
In addition to being Technical Director and co-founder of the Gear Institute, Tal-ee is a contributor to Gear Tests and News.