Scuba and Snorkeling Gear

The Latest


Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Victorinox Swiss Army Dive Master 500 Mechanical watch.

Will Palmer
Jun 6, 2011

Beware the Humboldt Squid

It swims at 20 miles per hour and can carve out hunks of human flesh. It's one of eeriest beasts in the ocean—it's the Humboldt Squid.

Tim Zimmermann
Dec 2, 2010

A new way to tie one on

Christina Erb and Justin Nyberg
May 20, 2008


Justin Nyberg
May 12, 2006

A corps of rock rats in a hurry is putting the pedal to the mettle in big-wall climbing

Susan Reifer, Gretchen Reynolds, Marc Peruzzi, Grant Davis, Lou Bendrick, and Bruce Barcott
Feb 1, 2000

Pirate Prince or Underwater Antichrist?

You, too, can own a share of Henry VIII's sunken flatware—for $50,000. That is, if you cut a deal with Barry Clifford, the Pirate Prince to some, the Underwater Antichrist to others.

Alex Heard
Oct 1, 1995