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Gear According to the Pros

We asked five of the world’s top adventure seekers what they’d pack for a favorite trip to a far-flung destination.

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Charles Munn

Director of Jaguar Research Center

Hiking through the Amazonian rainforest

Sport hat by Sunday Afternoons, $35; rei.com

Permethrin insect repellant by Sawyer, $7; rei.com

Birds of Peru by Thomas S. Schulenberg et al, $50; amazon.com


Dick Jackson

Owner and president of Aspen Expeditions

Ski touring in the Norwegian Alps

Deploy 3 shovel by Black Diamond, $60; bdel.com

Axon ski boots by Garmont, $850; garmont.com

Exum Gore-Tex jacket by Marmot, $375; marmot.com


Catherine N. Cooke

Executive director of San Antonio River Foundation

Trekking in the Himalayas

Pampero pack by Marmot, $90; marmot.com

Enduring Edge sunglasses by Oakley, $175; oakley.com

Zephyr II backpacking boots by Vasque, $170; vasque.com


Wallace J. Nichols

Senior scientist at Ocean Conservancy

Sea-turtle sighting in Baja California

Clif Bar, $15 for 12 bars; clifbar.com

Stainless-steel water bottle by Klean Kanteen, $15; kleankanteen.com

Xacti E1 waterproof video and still camera by Sanyo, $500; sanyodigital.com


Luke Bailes

Chairman of Singita Game Reserves

Going on safari in the Serengeti

Nikon D80 digital camera, $800; nikon.com

Snowy River hat by Akubra, $120; davidmorgan.com

Swarovski Optik EL 10x42 binoculars, $2,190; swarovskioptik.com

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