Doug Gantenbein

Doug Gantenbein

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

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

Doug Gantenbein
Sep 30, 2013

It’s summer, and time to run. What are some good trail runners for warm summer days?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 29, 2012

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 think really make for a great car-camping trip?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 25, 2012

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?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 20, 2012

There are dozens of hydration packs out there. Which ones are best for specific activities, such as mountain biking, running marathons, or a weekend hike?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 18, 2012

I'm in the market for a small, light backpacking tent that won't break the bank.

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 15, 2012

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I bike a lot. Between my sweat and the sun, I wonder—how long does a helmet last? If it's time for a new lid, what do I buy?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 13, 2012

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I bike a lot. Between my sweat and the sun, I wonder—how long does a helmet last? If it's time for a new lid, what do I buy?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 13, 2012

Your Bike Helmet Won't Last Forever

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?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 13, 2012

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I bike a lot. Between my sweat and the sun, I wonder—how long does a helmet last? If it's time for a new lid, what do I buy?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 13, 2012

How to Stay Alive in Wildfire Country

What if you are backpacking or camping, and are confronted by a fast-moving wildfire? What should you do? What should you carry?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 11, 2012

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?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 8, 2012

I'm a proud owner of a new 800-fill down sleeping bag. I want to make sure it stays clean and warm for years to come. What should I do?

Doug Gantenbein
Jun 1, 2012