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.
Everything you need to plan the perfect Grand Canyon summer escape
This traditional, dedicated GPS is user-friendly but fit for serious backcountry navigation
Shows ideal tides, wave size, and wind direction
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.
Outside picks the best iPhone cases of May 2013, including the Lifeproof Fre
Six rugged timepieces that are up for any adventure, be it on snow, water, or dirt.
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.
A wild family adventure in King Arthur country.
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...
These six gadgets, from the AT...
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...
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.
Outside reviews the 10 best adventure headphones, so you can keep the music playing wherever you go—from underwater to up in the sky.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Merrell Wilderness Canyon boot.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Casio ProTrek PRW-5000Y-1 watch.