Sam Moulton

Black Diamond Sprinter

A feathery 4 ounces thanks to a USB-chargeable lithium battery, the 75-lumen Sprinter is the perfect headlamp to pack when you’re not sure you’ll be needing one.

Snow Peak Miner

The Tron-styled silicone covering on the Miner isn’t just for show: it’s an easily detachable lens.

Summer 2012 Gear of the Year

After months of torture-testing the latest crop of outdoor gear, we've compiled a list of our 14 favorite items, from the REI Igneo sleeping bag to the Blue AC1 road bike

Mad River Serenade 13

The fiberglass mashup is stable, fast, and light, and thanks to the unique seating system, you can pilot it kayak style (double bladed) or with a canoe paddle.

MSR Whisperlite Universal

Even if there isn’t a fire ban where you’re going, you’ll want a lightweight stove as insurance.

Columbia Bug Shield

The fabric is bonded to a proprietary form of Permethrin, the stuff found in spray-on repellent, so it’s remarkably effective at warding off mosquitoes and blackflies.

L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary

To celebrate its centennial, L.L. Bean has released a collection of iconic gear true to the company’s roots.

Aquapac Waterproof Case

Aquapac’s waterproof case barely interferes with your beloved touchscreen’s functionality and has a jack for your headphones.