Doug Gantenbein

Author's Bio

Doug Gantenbein is Outside's Gear Guy. You can follow him on twitter @outsidegearguy.

The Perfect Fall Jacket

This gold-standard shell holds its own come wind, rain, snow, or shine—and plays well with others

Best Summer Trail Runners: Women's

It's summer and time to hit the trails. What trail runners should you buy? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

Car-Camping Comfort Gear: Stove

What car-camping gear should you bring on your next road trip? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

Car-Camping Comfort Gear: Tarp

What car-camping gear should you bring on your next road trip? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

The Best Beginner Kayaks: Sea

The right kayak will help you to tackle your paddling goals, whether it's flatwater, whitewater, or sea-kayaking. So what beginner boat should you buy? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

What Are the Best Beginner Kayaks?

The right kayak will help you to tackle your paddling goals, whether it's flatwater, whitewater, or sea-kayaking. So what beginner boat should you buy? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.