Doug Gantenbein

Doug Gantenbein

Doug Gantenbein is Outside's Gear Guy. You can follow him on twitter @outsidegearguy.

Arc'Teryx Gamma AR

The Perfect Fall Jacket

This gold-standard shell holds its own come wind, rain, snow, or shine—and plays well with others

What Gear Will Make Car-Camping More Comfortable?

We're going for an epic, cross-country road trip. Weight isn’t an issue, so we're excited to load up on gear that we normally wouldn't have in the backcountry. What are three pieces of gear that you...

What Will Help Me Recover From a Run?

I'm upping my distance, but every additional mile seems to make it harder to bounce back. What tools will help speed my recovery from a hard run?

Dai Williams mountain biking helmets

Should I Replace My Bike Helmet?

I bike a lot. Between my sweat and the sun, I wonder—how long does a helmet last? Is there something I can do to extend its life? If it is time for a new lid, what do I buy?

What Do You Wear at Everest Base Camp?

There's been a lot of coverage of the this year's climbing season on Everest, and I'm curious as to what day-to-day life is like at the roof of the world. What are the basic necessities?

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