Doug Gantenbein

Author's Bio

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

How Should I Replace My Bike Helmet: Giro Savant

Sweat, sun, and just plain age can affect the integrity of your bike helmet. Is it time for a change? If so, what should you buy that will hold up over time? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

How Should I Replace My Bike Helmet: Bell Sequence

Sweat, sun, and just plain age can affect the integrity of your bike helmet. Is it time for a change? If so, what should you buy that will hold up over time? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

How Should I Replace My Bike Helmet: Bern Brentwood

Sweat, sun, and just plain age can affect the integrity of your bike helmet. Is it time for a change? If so, what should you buy that will hold up over time? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

How Do I Protect Myself From Wildfires?

2012 is a big year for forest fires. How can you protect yourself from a wildfire in the backcountry? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

What Do You Wear at Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp is a remote place with limited facilities and variable weather. What gear do you bring there to wear? Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, has the answer.

How Can I Take Care of My Sleeping Bag?

Sleeping bags can be expensive, but if you take care of them correctly, they will keep you warm for a long time. Outside's Gear Guy, Doug Gantenbein, tells you how to protect that very important piece of gear.