Web Shopping Guide: For The Adventurer

Rain? Snow? Cold? Bring it on. The right equipment--and the right mind-set--is all you need

Reading Ahead

The maps, guides and travelogues at longitudebooks.com cover destinations from the Serengeti to Sicily. A few simple clicks pull up recommended reading.

It's Also a Watch!

Suunto's T9 Wristop Computer, available for $700 at summithut.com crams a GPS tracker, barometer, altimeter, compass and more into one wearable package.

Slick Shades

These $100 Supertubes from Rip Curl, maker of cool stuff for surfers, feature rubber ear stems for a full-wrap fit. Polarized lenses are optional. See ripcurl.com for stores.

Against the Wind

Scrunched up, golite.com's nylon Helios Jacket, $100, weighs just 3.5...

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