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.


Fitbit Charge 3 HR Fitness Tracker

This wearable tracks exercise in 15 different sport modes, including pace, distance, and heart rate, and there’s a sleep-tracking function. On top of that, it features women's health tracking,...

Dec 12, 2018

POC Tectal Bike Helmet

The mountain bike-specific Tectal features a clean style and unibody construction, which extends coverage over the back of the head and temples. POC also carves 15 vents and a lengthy system of air...

Dec 6, 2018

Our Favorite New Gear at Winter Outdoor Retailer 2018

Outside's gear team is at the Winter Outdoor Retailer trade show this week, scouring the booths for lust-worthy outdoor equipment for next fall and winter. Here's what caught our eye on day one.

Will Egensteiner, Ben Fox, and Ariella Gintzler
Nov 9, 2018

Trigger Point Grid Foam Roller

We love this because of its unique design, which wraps a multi-density foam over a rigid, hollow core. During testing, we've found that the material gives a better, firmer massage than the cheap foam...

Oct 31, 2018

Outdoor Research Ascendant Jacket (Women's)

Last year, we named this one of the best active midlayers for women. Much of its performance chops come from the Polartec Alpha Direct insulation, which looks like shag carpet and uses a big, open...

Oct 29, 2018