Ted Alan Stedman

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The 7 Best Travel Bags of Summer 2012

Where carry-ons are concerned, thin is in, and you’ll do well to avoid the wide-body rollers that can be cumbersome on smaller planes. If you’re looking for a larger bag to check, look for a balance...

Ted Alan Stedman and Ted Alan Stedman
Jun 1, 2012

GoLite TraveLite Wheeled Carry-On

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the GoLite TraveLite wheeled carry-on.

Ted Alan Stedman
Jun 7, 2011

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 60L

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 60L.

Ted Alan Stedman
Jun 7, 2011

REI Grand Tour 85M Backpack

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the REI Grand Tour 85M backpack.

Ted Alan Stedman
Jun 6, 2011

Osprey Shuttle 32 Rolling Luggage

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Osprey Shuttle 32 rolling luggage.

Ted Alan Stedman
Jun 6, 2011

Dakine Split Convertible - Luggage: Reviews

DOUBLE-DUTY HAULERMountaineering boots, crampons, ice ax, backpack, and so much more gear for a climb on Mexico's El Pico de Orizaba were gobbled up by this simple yet ingenious two-for-one luggage...

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010

Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 110 - Duffel Bag : Reviews

The 6,700-cube Black Hole is the U-Haul of travel packs, aimed at itinerant gear junkies and purists who don't need no stinkin' wheels. Ski boots, collapsible poles, climbing rope, tent, football, 12...

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010

Osprey SpaceStation 100 - Luggage: Reviews

MULTISPORT MAWThis rolling expedition duffel could eat two pony kegs. I dumped loads of gear into the 6,100-cube behemoth for kayaking and glacier tromping in Alaska and still had plenty of room....

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010

Eagle Creek Swerve 32 - Rolling Luggage : Reviews

Long, trim, well-built, and without an ounce of excess flab, the Swerve manages large loads elegantly. Inside is 5,800 cubic inches of uninterrupted space, which was more than enough to cram all my...

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010

The North Face Backtrack 50 - Day Backpacks: Reviews

Minimalist NomadThe beauty of the 3,050-cubic-inch Backtrack is its versatility—it's a shoulder bag, a suitcase-style hauler, and a backpack with a detachable daypack—which we enjoyed on...

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010

Patagonia MLC - Luggage: Reviews

EVERYTHING AT HANDThe 2,610-cube Maximum Legal Carry-On is overly tough, with 1,680-denier ballistics nylon and a DWR finish. It multitasks as a shoulder bag, soft-sided suitcase, or convertible...

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010

Big Agnes Stagecoach Duffel - Duffel Bag : Reviews

From Big Agnes's outdoor-inspired travel line comes the redesigned Stagecoach, a virtual amphibian and, of the bags tested, hands-down the best hauler in the muck, slush, and rain. The 3,300-cube...

Ted Alan Stedman
Nov 1, 2010