Gear Guide 2010: Essentials A to Z

Having the right boots, packs, bags, and tents is never enough. Here, a roundup of all the other "essential" pieces of gear you'll want in the great outdoors.

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A

Action Shots

GoPro HD Hero Camera



Arm Warmers


Smartwool Arm Warmers

American Hiking Society Membership

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B

Backpack (mini)

Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Daypack

Bivy Sack

Adventure Medical Kits Heatsheets Emergency Bivy

BASELAYERS

Heavyweight

Sugio MidZero Zip Jersey

Midweight

Kombi Bamboo 4-Way Stretch 1/4 Zip-Neck

Lightweight

I/O Merino Contact Long-Sleeve Crib

Ultralight

Columbia Silver Ridge Crew

Blister kit

Adventure Medical Kits Blister Medic

Bug repellent

Smartshield SPF 30 Spray with Insect Repellent

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C

Camp booties

The North Face Nuptse Bootie III



COOKWARE

Cookset

Optimus Terra HE

Evernew Aluminum Ceramic Non-Stick Deep Pots

Pot/Cup

GSI Outdoors Minimalist

Canoe

Sea Eagle 370 Inflatable Canoe

Carabiner

Metolius Full Strength Mini Carabiner

Cocktail

Singleton of Glendullan 12-Year-old

Crampons

Kahtoola KTS Aluminum Crampons

Condiments

PackIt Gourmet Condiments

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D

Dog Gear

Dublin Dog collar

Ruff Wear Bivy Bowl

Granite Gear Long Howl

Dessert

Coleman's Dirt & Worms

Dessicant

Bheestie Bag

Down protector

Nikwax Down Proof

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E



EYEWEAR


Best all-around

Smith Pavilion

Bargain

Tifosi Ventoux Sunglasses

Mountaineering

Julbo Monterosas Glacier Glasses

Earplugs

Extreme Hearos

Emergency tinder

WetFire Tinder



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F

Flask

Snowpeak's Titanium Flask

First-aid kit

Adventure Medical Kits Day Tripper

Fleece

Arc'teryx Delta LT Zip

Fly-fishing chest pouch

Fishpond San Juan Vertical Chest Pack



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Game

Travel YahtzeeGlove

Mountain Hardware Torsion GloveGPS

Garmin Dakota 20

Lowrance Endura Sierra Grill

EZ Grill
Year-round

Merino Wool Buff

Sun

Mountain Hardware Quasar

Cold

Pistil TulipHammock

Grand Trunk Nano-7 Hammock

Instant coffee

Starbucks VIA iPhone
Knives

Gerber Octane

Harley-Davidson 13740
Locker

Eagle Creek Mobile Locker Lunch

Smoked ham, Gouda, and apple on a bagel
Pillow

Exped Air Pillow Rain pants

GoLite Tumalo Pant PUFFY JACKETS

Warmest

Sierra Designs Flex Down JacketUltralight

Patagonia Down Sweater Best for wet

Marmot Eigerwand Jacket
Mountain

Millet 350

Bargain

White Sierra Tempest Tek Jacket

Three-season

Merrel Norgate Shoe saver

Stuffits Shoe SaversSHORTS

Lightweight

Arc'teryx Tactician Short

Heavy duty

Marmot Big Wall ShortSOCKS

Synthetic

Lorpen TCXS

All-purpose

Merino Icebreaker Hiker Light Crewe

Low-cut

Point6 Outdoor Tech Medium Cushion Mini

Ultrathin

Injinji Performance Crew STOVES

Cold-weather canister

Soto OD-1R Micro Regulator

Group camping

Primus Express Spider

Fastpacking

JetBoil Flash Skin balm

Elemental Herbs All Good Goop Stuffsacks

Granite Gear Uberlight CTF3 DrysacksSunscreen

Elemental Herbs Sport SPF TintedSurvival gear

Ultimate Survival Technology BASE Kit
Tarp clips

Coghlan's Tarp ClipsToilet paper

Charmin To Go Toliet TissueToothbrush

RADIUS Source toothbrushTowel

Discovery Trekking Extreme Ultralight Fast-Dry TowelTrekking poles

Black Diamond Syncline Trailer

Yakima RackandRoll 78
Wallet

NEMO Ditto WalletWATER TREATMENT

For groups

Katadyn Base Camp Gravity Filter

For floaties

SteriPen FitsAll Filter



WATER PROOF BAGS


Camera

Aquapac SLR Waterproof Camera Case

Phone

SealLine Electronic Case

Ditties

Exped Vista OrganiserWine

XY Zin 10 Winter underwear

Cloudveil Run Don't Walk BoxersWound care

Z-Medica QuikClot Sport

G

Gaiters

Mountain Hardware Seta Strapless Running Gaiters

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HEADWEAR


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I

Insoles

Thinsulate Thermal Insoles

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J

Jacket

Patagonia Simple Guide Jacket

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K

KIDS' GEAR

Pants

REI's Sahara Convetible Pants

Sunglasses

Julbo Ozone

Hardshell

Mountain Hardware Boys' Epic


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L

LIGHTS

Chest-mounted

GoMotion 3-Watt Sternum Luxeon LED Kit

Convertible lantern

Eureka Glide 51

Mini handheld

eGear PICO

all-purpose headlamp

Princeton Tec Remix

Rechargable headlamp

Black Diamond Sprinter

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M

Mug

Sea to Summit X-Mug

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N

Neck Gaiter

Smartwool Neck Gaiter

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P

Pants

Marmot Rockstar Pant



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R

Rubber repair

5.10 Stealth Paint

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S

SHELLS

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T

Tape

McNett Tenacious Tape

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U

UNDERWEAR

Ladies

Isis Henna Hipster

Gents

Patagonia Active Boxer Briefs



Utensils


Bamboo Mini Utensil Set

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V

Video Camera

Sony HDR-XR50V

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W

WATCHES

Bargain

Freestyle Shark

Stat tracker

Tech40 TraiLeader Jet

Small & single

Highgear Axio Mini

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Y

Yodeling Lessons



Z

Zipper fix

ZRK Outdoor Zipper Rescue Kit