The great outdoors are even greater if you’re not fumbling with some poorly made product there. Of course, the outdoors is simply just about enjoying our time with nature, an activity, or a sport but sometimes products are a part of that. We tested and found the best outdoor products so they can help you better enjoy your time under the sun.
We tested eight of the most highly rated car phone mounts in five different styles to determine which was the best car phone mount for holding a phone securely and was also the safest to use while driving.
We interviewed experts and tested eight top-rated designs to find the best running shorts. For men our favorite pair is the Patagonia - Strider Pro, and for women we picked the Oiselle - Toolbelt Roga.
After testing top-rated rolling duffel bags for capacity, packability and rolling capability over various terrains, we determined that the best full-size rolling duffel is the FŪL - Tour Manager Deluxe. The best carry-on duffel bag is eBags - TLS Mother Lode Mini.
We tested three of the most popular gas grills and chose the Char-Broil - Performance as the best value gas grill. The Char-Broil gave us perfectly seared and evenly cooked steaks and juicy burgers and chicken. Coming in a close second is our upgrade pick, the Weber Spirit II.
We tested the highest-rated patio umbrellas and stands and determined that Treasure Garden is the best market-style umbrella, Hampton Bay is the best cantilever-style umbrella, and Shademobile is the best umbrella stand.
After four weeks of lounging at the park and beach, watching movies in a neutral body position and experimenting with a neutral-posture office setup with the five top contenders, we think the Timber Ridge has the zero gravity chair you should buy.
We had a professional chef test the five top-rated machines, smoking over 40 lb of pork, 25 lb of ribs and 20 lb of chicken and consulted with seasoned BBQ pros for advice and found that the Masterbuilt was the best electric smoker.