What 'Outside' Readers Bought Last Month

The gear we reviewed that most caught your attention

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Our editors spend a lot of time sorting, testing, and reviewing the latest and greatest gear, and it's always interesting to see which reviews connect the most with our readers. If so many of your fellow gear-nerds like these products, then maybe you will, too. 

'Out There: The Wildest Stories from Outside Magazine' ($20)

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We're happy to see that so many readers are excited about our latest anthology, which was the top purchase in March as well . Published last month, the book features some of our favorite stories of the past 40 years. 

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'Natural Nutrition for Dogs and Cats' Book ($10)


Outside contributor Wes Siler wrote about why he switched his dogs to a raw-food diet after reading this book by Kymythy Schultze. He wrote, "Schultze details stuff I’ve always heard about dogs digestion but never fully understood. They have a short digestive tract and an acidic stomach, factors that combine to make them largely impervious to bacteria prevalent in raw foods."

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Petzl Tikkina Headlamp ($20)

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Readers couldn't resist the simplicity and durability of the Tikkina headlamp, which was on sale at REI last month. The easy single-button design allows you to switch between three light modes fast. 

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Norrona Lofoten Alpha Raw Zip Fleece Hoodie ($85)


After testing over 20 mid layersOutside's Gear Guy Joe Jackson deemed this hoodie the best performance fleece mid-layer he's tested, noting that, "the Alpha Raw offers the best breathability-to-loft of any fleece, hands down."

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Saucony Men's Comfort Fit No-Show Socks ($15)


Each week, we scour Amazon for the best, most authoritative reviews on different products. Last month, we wrote about running socks, and these Saucony no-shows made the list. They come in multi-packs and have extra padding on the arch for support.

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Anker PowerCore 20100mAh Portable Charger ($45)


Work from the road? We rounded up our favorite products to make your mobile office better. The Anker PowerCore portable charger made the cut, because it holds enough juice to charge your iPhone seven times. 

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Black Diamond Hot Forge Heated Chalk Bag ($60)


This year, Black Diamond decided to take its April Fool's joke one step further and actually make an actual production run of the Hot Forge heated chalk bag. Don't worry, it's Alex Honnold-approved.

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