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Gear According to the Pros

Charles Munn

Director of Jaguar Research Center

Hiking through the Amazonian rainforest

Sport hat by Sunday Afternoons, $35;

Permethrin insect repellant by Sawyer, $7;

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

Dick Jackson

Owner and president of Aspen Expeditions

Ski touring in the Norwegian Alps

Deploy 3 shovel by Black Diamond, $60;

Axon ski boots by Garmont, $850;

Exum Gore-Tex jacket by Marmot, $375;

Catherine N. Cooke

Executive director of San Antonio River Foundation

Trekking in the Himalayas

Pampero pack by Marmot, $90;

Enduring Edge sunglasses by Oakley, $175;

Zephyr II backpacking boots by Vasque, $170;

Wallace J. Nichols

Senior scientist at Ocean Conservancy

Sea-turtle sighting in Baja California

Clif Bar, $15 for 12 bars;

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

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

Luke Bailes

Chairman of Singita Game Reserves

Going on safari in the Serengeti

Nikon D80 digital camera, $800;

Snowy River hat by Akubra, $120;

Swarovski Optik EL 10x42 binoculars, $2,190;


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