Doug Gantenbein is Outside's Gear Guy. You can follow him on twitter @outsidegearguy.
What full-size, affordable camera tripod should I bring camping?
I'm moving to Great Lakes region and I'm looking for a kayak that's easy to maneuver and cheap.
What's the best technical shell for skiing? I'm looking for a jacket that isn't bulky and provides versatility in more than one season.
I'm going hiking in Bolivia, and I'm thinking about using an emergency blanket instead of a sleeping bag. Thoughts? Any recommendations on a liner or material?
How much gear do you really need on a three-day backpacking trip?
I'm a surfer looking to get into surfing photography. What are the best waterproof housings for DSLRs? I shoot with a Canon 5D.
I’ll tell you, but you can’t read this while at work—you’ll end up shopping on company time.There are lots of good web sites for outdoor equipment, and I’m sure I've...
I need a shoe for hiking several miles in the heat that has sticky rubber for wet rock and comes in size 14. I've found that approach shoes are too hot and heavy, and the rubber on trail running...
What are the best sunglasses that lighten and darken with changing light conditions?
What type of jacket do you recommend for winter traveling in Mongolia, where temps will drop to as low as -40? Can I get a good jacket for $200 or cheaper?
What's the best footwear for wet wading while fly fishing?
I'm hiking the Wonderland Trail, the loop around Mount Rainier, in mid-September. I've decided to bring a canister stove to save weight. For two people, which models are best for a long-distance...
I’m looking for a pair of wind-resistant pants to layer under a shell for skiing, wear on light hikes in late summer and fall, and wear around the house in the winter. Am I asking too much?
I'm going on a multi-country, 10-month, round-the-world trip, from Patagonia to the Himalayas. What lightweight, 10- to 15-degree sleeping bag should I bring?
Ian, a lot depends on how you plan to use the knife, what blade length best suits you, and even which knife feels good in your hand. But you've got plenty of options. A good example of a folding...