Doug Gantenbein is Outside's Gear Guy. You can follow him on twitter @outsidegearguy.
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I am looking for a convertible jacket with a 7-in-1 system. I can't find any. Do they exist?
I love the outdoors, but I'm at risk of developing melanoma (my mom passed away a few years ago from it) which limits my ability to be outside. What can I wear to reduce my risk of melanoma and...
I need a pair of gloves for springtime hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and maybe even some late-season ice climbing. What do you recommend?
I'm in the market for a new chair for car camping. I'm open to anything from a Crazy Creek to a folding frame, as long as it's comfortable and durable.
I'm planning a late spring or early summer canoe trip in southern Ontario and I need a new personal flotation device. The trip involves several portages per day, and the trip will take a week, so my...
I'm putting a ski/bike rack on my new Subaru, and I'm wondering what to get: Thule, Yakima, or factory?
I spend a lot of time exercising outdoors and I need a new heart rate monitor. What should I look for?
I'm a photographer and cinematographer, and I'm looking for a backpack that can double as a photo bag for hiking, skiing, and mountain climbing. I've found that Lowepro bags are too small. What do...
What are the best running pants to wear in the dead of winter when the wind is blowing and the snow is flying?
I’ve been reading about a lot of avalanche fatalities recently. What do I need to stay reasonably safe in avalanche country?
I'm planning a snow-cave camping trip with some friends. What gear do I need to build the cave?
My reliable (but old) headlamp just quit, and I need to find a good replacement for nighttime runs. What do you suggest?