Ben Fox

Ben Fox

Ben manages Outside's affiliate marketing program. While he spends far too much time in front of a computer, he prefers to be mountain biking, running, or skiing. Originally from the East Coast, he finds the lack of grass in Santa Fe disturbing.

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REI Co-op 650 Down Jacket

Quality insulation doesn’t have to be expensive. Case in point: the REI Co-op 650 Down jacket. It weighs just 10.5 ounces and packs into its own pocket when you don’t need it. It’s...

Redington Sonic Pro Waders (Women's)

The Sonic Pro topped our list of the best waders for women. They worked well for testers with a variety of chest sizes; in general, testers found they fit "more like your favorite pair of jeans than...

REI Magma 10 Sleeping Bag

After spending six months testing 20 sleeping bags, our reviewers crowned the Magma 10 the best one you can buy. Stuffed with hydrophobic, 850-fill goose-down insulation that's wrapped in a super...

North Face Base Camp Duffel

Since its launch in 1986, the Base Camp has essentially defined the category of adventure duffel. Its burly 1,000-denier, water-resistant fabric and convertible straps allow it to be carried as a...

REI Camp Bundle

The REI Camp Bundle is a great gift for the entry-level campers in your life. For less than the cost of most full-price sleeping bags, you get a two-person tent, a 2.5-inch thick sleeping pad, and a...