Alicia Carr Troxell and Sam Moulton

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Scott Off-Grid goggle

Scott Off-Grid Goggle

Scott's Off-Grid Goggle allow you to adjust the shape of the frame to fit your face.

Salomon Guardian 16

Salomon Guardian 16

Atomic and Salomon have collaborated to create a powerful alpine touring ski binding.

Petzl Nao headlamp

Petzl Nao Headlamp

Petzl's Nao is the most high-tech headlamp we’ve ever seen.

Sierra Designs Gnar Lite jacket with DriDown

Sierra Designs DriDown Technology

Sierra Designs DriDown technology, unveiled at Outdoor Retailer, allows down to retain its insulating properties even while wet.

Breakwater 2 Hi

Rockport Breakwater 2 Hi Boots

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 gift guide, including the Rockport Breakwater 2 Hi boots.

Reddington Voyant Outfit

Reddington Voyant Outfit

The best gear for fly-fishing fanatics, from quick-drying water shoes to a handmade paddle.

K2 Superstitious

K2 Superstitious Skis

She can shred like nobody's business. Here's what to get her.

Marmot Variant

Marmot Variant Jacket

Classic boots, a backcountry-ready axe, and other awesome gifts for hikers.

Snow Peak Round Titanium

Snow Peak Round Titanium Flask

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 gift guide, including the Snow Peak Round Titanium flask.

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