Gear Editor Eli Bernstein discusses one of his favorite new products in the 2020 Fall Gear Guide.
Gear Editor Eli Bernstein takes you behind the curtain and into the BACKPACKER photo cage
This featherweight pad doesn't skimp on cushion.
Protecting your eyes from harmful UV rays is important, but not all sunglasses are created equal. Models with polarized lenses stand out, as they allow you to see the world with increased clarity and definition. When choosing a pair of polarized sunglasses, consider fit, frame design, and price.
Whether you’re in the gym, on the trail, or walking around town, wearing a shirt that will keep you dry and cool is a must. Moisture-wicking shirts are no longer the techy-looking apparel of the past though, and now often look as good as they feel. When buying a moisture-wicking shirt, consider its fit, stretchiness, and breathability.
A good fleece is among the most useful pieces of clothing you can own. It works well in layering systems, can keep you cozy by itself, and retains warmth even when wet. The right fleece will most likely accompany you on every outdoor adventure, as it doesn’t take up much space when packed. When choosing a fleece, it’s good to take into account its warmth, durability, and fit.
Mountain biking is one of the most exciting ways anyone can experience the outdoors: Its blend of balance, skill, and endurance is a thrilling package that makes any trail an adventure. But mountain biking is also a dangerous pastime, so it’s important to protect yourself with a helmet in case of a fall.
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This thick pad provides lots of warmth, and at 50% off, it couldn't be a better deal.
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This boot offers superb traction and solid weatherproofing.
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