Will Palmer

Tucson-based Will Palmer is a freelance editor, a former staffer at Outside, and a longtime reviewer of tech, watches, luggage, running shoes, and apparel for Outside, the Buyer’s Guide, and Outside Online.

2013 Travel Tech Essentials

Traveling with too many gadgets can make you forget that you’re on vacation. The key is to figure out which ones you truly need. For us, it’s these four.

The Best Adventure Tech of 2013

Sharing powder shots, filming your friend's huck, and keeping in touch have never been easier with gadgets like Fujifilm's XP170 and the DeLorme InReach communicator.

Coasteering in Pembrokeshire

Killer Wales

A wild family adventure in King Arthur country.

Wenger Aerograph Cockpit Chrono

The 6 Best Watches of Summer 2012

Think of them as smartphones for your wrist. The latest sport-specific watches will do practically everything but plan your next adventure for you. We review six of the best, including the Wenger...

Sorel Derby LTR

The 6 Best Travel Shoes of Summer 2012

Several continents and many blisters later, we can tell you one thing: these were the six most versatile and adventure-ready kicks we wore this year, from the Sorel Derby LTR to Rockport Eastern...

The 4 Best Multitools of 2012

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.

The 10 Best Adventure Headphones

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.

Casio ProTrek PRW-5000Y-1

Our Favorite Watches of 2012

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Casio ProTrek PRW-5000Y-1 watch.