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The Top 7 Cameras of 2013

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the GoPro Hero3 Black Edition

Michael Frank
May 20, 2013

The 7 Best Cameras of Summer 2012

From GoPros to iPhones, cameras are everywhere. But that doesn’t mean the demise of “real” cameras, as some have predicted. Instead, manufacturers have responded to the proliferation of do-everything smartphones by continuing to improve image quality while simultaneously piling on the best features that can dream up.

Kyle Dickman
Jun 1, 2012

The Top 8 Travel Gadgets of 2012

Two-way radios might seem absurdly retro, but having an open channel of communication can be priceless on a multipitch climb or when trekking through rainforest in Costa Rica.

Michael Frank
Mar 9, 2012

The 2012 Outside Travel Awards

Globe-trotters: we've got you covered. Our 2012 Travel Awards honor the best destinations on seven continents—everything from idyllic beach escapes to camping safaris in Kenya to a mountain-bike expedition in Tibet. Plus: Outside-endorsed outfitters, adventure insurance, and more.

Stephanie Pearson and Kate Siber
Feb 13, 2012

Gifts for a Gadget Geek

The hottest new gadgets and gizmos this winter.

Ali Carr Troxell, Sam Moulton, and Alicia Carr Troxell
Nov 21, 2011

Adventure Tech

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Contour+ POV camera.

Will Palmer
Oct 18, 2011

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

From micro point-and-shoots to DSLRs to a full-on 3-D helmet cam, our eight picks of the season, including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.

Will Palmer
Aug 10, 2011

Pentax WG-1 Camera

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Pentax WG-1 camera.

Grayson Schaffer
Jun 6, 2011