Will Palmer

Author's Bio

Tucson-based Will Palmer is a freelance editor, a former staffer at Outside, and a longtime reviewer of tech, watches, luggage, running shoes, and apparel for Outside, the Buyer’s Guide, and Outside Online.

Timex Ironman Dual Tech: Sport Watches Review

Understated black-faced analog watch by weekday, sturdy digital sports watch by weekend: This triathlon tool gives a new meaning to "transition" by letting you hide all the digital readouts with the...

Suunto T4C - Sports Watches : Reviews

This intuitive machine logs workout data and helps you meet goals by dictating what's next. Pair it with the GPS Pod ($169) and it feeds you real-time pace and distance, plus, with the included heart...

Festina Tour - Sport Watches: Reviews

Time TrialerIf this black-on-black piece from Spanish company Festina were a movie character, it would be one of the Nihilists from The Big Lebowski. In a very good way. With a scratch-resistant...

Reef Chewmaca: Sandals Review

Because they have winter in Southern California, too. On your foot, it looks like any flip-flop, but the faux shearling adds more warmth than you'd expect. In other words, buy it for the novelty if...

Casio Rose Gold G-Shock MGT - Watches : Reviews

Casio takes its heavily armored G-Shock line to a new style plateau. Powered by the sun and kept perfectly precise by atomic technology, the 200-meter-rated Rose Gold is one of the best all-around...

Freestyle Nomad - Sport Watches: Reviews

One-Man BandA versatile backcountry watch at a great price. The Nomad has no fewer than eight intuitively designed functions: time/date, compass, altimeter, barometer, stopwatch, timer, alarm, and...

Smartwool Men's Mocaroon: Footwear Review

The sock gurus at SmartWool created this hipster slip-on with natural gum rubber soles, wool-and-polyester upper, and cushy, moisture-wicking merino wool linings. You'll wear it straight through on...

Casio G-Aviation GW-3000 - Sport Watches: Reviews

MaverickMost of us won't need a watch that'll withstand 12 G's, but it's nice to know it will keep ticking through an inverted flat spin. Add Casio's antishock technology, 200-meter water resistance...

Ugg Hilgard: Footwear Review

This mid-height snow boot is stuffed full of that patented Ugg sheepskin lining to shield you from the harshest temperatures, but it's also a better overall performer better than their other models....

Keen Alta Mid: Footwear Review

Keen started out as a summer-shoe specialist; now they go to the other extreme with a nubuck leather sneaker-boot thing—with faux-shearling flourishes at the ankles—that, surprisingly,...

Freestyle Navigator 2.0 - Sports Watches: Reviews

Flying south for the winter? The island-friendly Navigator 2.0 has a compass, 30-lap memory, three alarms, and 100-meter water resistance. The cool innovation is the free-form mesh band, which...

ContourHD 1080P: Video Cameras Review

Not only does the ContourHD have some of the coolest features you can find in a helmet (or goggle or handlebar) cam—1080p high-def, a laser-pointing lens leveler, and GPS tagging—but its...

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