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Kari Traa Rose Pant (Women's)

$100 $50 from Backcountry 50% off

Kari Traa’s base layers are specifically designed for women, by women, and the Rose pant is a perfect example of that. The pant uses playful, Nordic-inspired patterns that don’t feel overly girly. Plus, it's made from 100% merino wool that wicks moisture, dries quickly, and resists odor.

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Giro Riv'ette CS Glove (Women's)

$35 $26 from Backcountry 25% off

Cycling gloves take the sting out of rough roads and trails, help with bar handling, and keep your hands comfortable if the weather gets chilly. In this year’s Summer Buyer’s Guide, we especially liked Giro’s Riv’ette CS gloves because they are thin, light, and fitted so you barely notice them.

Chaco ZX/3 Sandal (Women's)

$105 $62 from REI 40% off

The ZX/3 has the same features of the award-winning Z1's—including a sturdy sole and anti-microbial footbed—but in a slightly more stylish, three-strap design. Plus, like all Chaco shoes, these sandals have podiatrist-approved footbeds that provide all-day comfort with reliable arch support.


Fireside Outdoor Pop-Up Pit & Heat Shield Combo


Fire pits are nothing new, but Fireside Outdoor's version is one of the lightest we've tested. We loved how easy it was to set up (a little over a minute) on a variety of surfaces. We didn't have to worry about damaging the patio we tested it on, thanks to the heat shield underneath. It's super compact, too, making it ideal for car camping trips.