Will Palmer

Scarpa Manhattan Shoes

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Scarpa Manhattan shoes.

Ugg Kaldwell Shoes

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Ugg Kaldwell shoes.

Clarks Originals Majorca Shoes

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Clarks Originals Majorca shoes.

Keen Timmons Slip-On Shoes

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2012 Buyer’s Guide, including the Keen Timmons Slip-On shoes.

Victorinox SwissTool Spirit X

If you’re going to bring a multitool traveling or backpacking, this is the classic choice, thanks to an array of saws, pliers, blades, and screw-drivers.

Leatherman Syle PS

The 1.6-ounce Leatherman Style PS does away with the knife blade of its predecessor, so it’s TSA compliant.

Gerber Steady

For remote treks with a point-and-shoot, a multitool that doubles as a tripod makes a lot of sense.

SKS Tom 18

Tire levers to unseat your slicks, Allen wrenches for adjustments, and a chain tool and spoke wrench for when things really go sour.

The 10 Best Adventure Headphones

Outside reviews the 10 best adventure headphones, so you can keep the music playing wherever you go—from underwater to up in the sky.

Best for Running

Bowers & Wilkins C5 earbuds are the best-sounding running headphones we've ever tested.

Best for Travel

Scosche's IEM856 In-Ear Monitors deliver high-end sound quality, and they won't break when you stuff them into your suitcase

Best for Audiophiles

Bose's QuietComfort 15 headphones doesn't block outside noise—they eliminate it, giving audiophiles the best listening experience possible

Best for Skiing

Logitech's Ultimate Ears 200 Noise-Isolating Headset is great for skiers who need to switch songs or adjust the volume with gloves on.

Best for Action Sports

In the event of a wipeout, you'll want V-MODA's indestructible Crossfade M-80 headphones

Best for Cycling

JayBird Gear's Bluetooth-enabled headphones are perfect for cycling