Doug Gantenbein

Doug Gantenbein

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

Arc'Teryx Gamma AR

The Perfect Fall Jacket

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

Quest

The Best Calorie-Counting Heart Rate Monitors: Suunto Quest

A good sports watch can monitor your heart rate, count your calories, track your route, and hold up to whatever the outdoors can throw at it. Which should you buy? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

What Are the Best Calorie-Counting Heart Rate Monitors?

A good sports watch can monitor your heart rate, track your route, and hold up to whatever the outdoors can throw at it. Which should you buy? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

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.

Best Summer Trail Runners: Stability

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

Minimus 10

Best Summer Trail Runners: Minimalist

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: Mattress

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.

Squall GTS

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.

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