Sam Moulton

Brunton Get-Back GPS

Of the dozens of poles, stoves, multitools, and other essentials we tested this year, we kept reaching for these six, from the Brunton Get-Back GPS, which stores up to three waypoints and steers you...

MSR WhisperLite Universal

Like its predecessors, it’s easy to fix in the field. Add it all up and you’ve got the most versatile, reliable stove we’ve ever tested.

MSR SureLock TR-3

Best for bigger dudes or anyone who is hard on their poles.

Wenger RangerGrip 90

It’s especially handy in cold temperatures, as the grippy handle and amply sized tools are easy to manipulate with gloves on.

Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core

Your sleeping bag is only as good as the pad underneath it. We recommend either of these two: the Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core, which employs both horizontal and vertical baffles, resulting in a...

Montbell U.L. Thermawrap

As with most Montbell products, the fit is athletic, there are no extraneous bells or whistles, and it’s highly packable.

Kelty Folding Cooler

Truth be told, we employed this foam-padded icebox while road-tripping as often as we did once we’d reached the campsite.

Primus FireHole 300

The coolest feature is the included utensil set (spatula, spoon, cutting board) that attaches to the stove via magnets.

Nemo Helio

Who says you can't eat, drink, and sleep in your car as well as you do at home? These products, from the three-gallon Nemo Helio portable shower to the low-profile, synthetically-insulated Montbell...

REI Camp Table XL

No picnic table at the campsite, you say? No problem.

Solio Clip-Mini

Headlamps, flashlights, and lanterns keep getting lighter, brighter, and smarter. Here are our picks for everything from bike commuting to car camping, including the 75-lumen Black Diamond Sprinter...