Will Palmer

Luminox Recon Point Man Watch

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Luminox Recon Point Man watch.

Suunto Ambit Watch

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Suunto Ambit watch.

MTM Silencer Watch

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the MTM Silencer watch.

Magellan eXplorist 110 GPS

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Magellan eXplorist 110 GPS.

SKS Tom 18

Tire levers to unseat your slicks, Allen wrenches for adjustments, and a chain tool and spoke wrench for when things really go sour.

Victorinox SwissTool Spirit X

If you’re going to bring a multitool traveling or backpacking, this is the classic choice, thanks to an array of saws, pliers, blades, and screw-drivers.

Leatherman Syle PS

The 1.6-ounce Leatherman Style PS does away with the knife blade of its predecessor, so it’s TSA compliant.

Gerber Steady

For remote treks with a point-and-shoot, a multitool that doubles as a tripod makes a lot of sense.

Best for Getting Wet

H2O Audio's Surge Sportwrap 2G Waterproof Headphones can be immersed in water and still provide acceptable sound quality

Best for Women

Women's-specific headphones, like these from Subjekt and Nixon, may work better for ladies with smaller ears

Best for Cycling

JayBird Gear's Bluetooth-enabled headphones are perfect for cycling

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