Now that summer vacations are upon us, it's time to get out of the house (or the office). Here are the latest gadgets and gear for those who like to rough it and some good books for those who just want to curl up and read about the boys of summer. --By Sean Gregory
Run through the woods with the Timberland Trail Lizards ($110; timber land.com) A thick rubber cap near the toe and saddle near the mid-foot help clear brush on the trail, while lightweight Gore-Tex stitching keeps water off your socks.
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