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Gear Testers: Geoff Ward and Bobby Trotter

These two readers became gear testers by being complete gear obsessives —and showing a little skin

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Moving on with Reader Gear Tester Appreciation week-plus, today we’re featuring Geoff Ward, from Portsmouth, NH, and Bobby Trotter from Powell, TN.

Our first winner, Geoff Ward, is a gear completist from New Hampshire who spends every spare moment hiking, ice climbing, and trekking in the Whites. Check it:

Bobby Trotter, meanwhile caught our attention in the most time-honored way possible—by gettin’ nekkid! He reviews every piece of gear he’s wearing while stripping it off on the trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Just wait till he gets to the boxers…

—Ted Alvarez