Gear of the Year

Elie Strait 140 XE Kayak

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Elie Strait 140 XE kayak.

Nikon D7000 Camera

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Nikon D7000 camera.

New Balance 890

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the New Balance 890 running shoe.

Bollé Vortex Sunglasses

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Bollé Vortex sunglasses.

Marmot Plasma 15 Sleeping Bag

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Marmot Plasma 15 sleeping bag.

The North Face Double Track

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including The North Face Double Track running shoe.

Apple iPad 2 Tablet

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Apple iPad 2 tablet.