Holiday Gear Guide 2012: 25 Picks for the Best Travel Gear of the Year

Every November, we select our 25 favorite bits of travel kit for the year. From solar battery cells to ruggedized portable speakers to the most versatile clothing we’ve ever tested, something on this year’s list is sure to bring tears of joy to the gearhead traveler in your life.

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About The Author

Mike Richard
Founding Editor

Mike Richard is a Rhode Island native, professional web designer and travel junkie with an unhealthy addiction to backpacking, hiking and seeing the world. He enjoys knit hats, small, declarative sentences and speaking in the third person. His other professional credits include "Woman's World magazine contributor" and having once been interviewed by Tyra Banks (seriously).

2 Responses

  1. Sil

    Sign of the times! Only half a dozen of these items would’ve been recognizable ten years ago! Pants, travel liner, jacket, hoodie, two packs and a suitcase.


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