Sam Moulton

Yakima Whispbar Roof Rack

New technologies and improved designs make it easier than ever to get all of your gear to the trailhead. This year, we reviewed Yakima’s all-new blade-slim crossbars, which reduce drag over...

Thule Apex Swing bike rack

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Thule Apex Swing bike rack.

Eureka Warrior 230

The clicker works from up to 25 feet away and has its own LED, allowing it to double as a tiny flashlight.

Solio Clip-Mini

Headlamps, flashlights, and lanterns keep getting lighter, brighter, and smarter. Here are our picks for everything from bike commuting to car camping, including the 75-lumen Black Diamond Sprinter...

Energizer High Intensity LED

Unlike most of its competitors at this price point, it sports a water-resistant aluminum body that should hold up to years of abuse

Black Diamond Sprinter

A feathery 4 ounces thanks to a USB-chargeable lithium battery, the 75-lumen Sprinter is the perfect headlamp to pack when you’re not sure you’ll be needing one.

Snow Peak Miner

The Tron-styled silicone covering on the Miner isn’t just for show: it’s an easily detachable lens.

Columbia Bug Shield

The fabric is bonded to a proprietary form of Permethrin, the stuff found in spray-on repellent, so it’s remarkably effective at warding off mosquitoes and blackflies.

L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary

To celebrate its centennial, L.L. Bean has released a collection of iconic gear true to the company’s roots.

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