Now that DSLRs are the cameras of choice, bringing it along on your vacation is the next order of business. Lowepro’s new Passport Sling does the job nicely, with a padded camera box that has room for a camera and two lenses, along with a built-in pocket for memory cards. The camera box is collapsible and removable for use without camera gear, and the sling also sports a roomy compartment for your other techy devices, a wallet, a light jacket, a book or whatever else you like to pack along. It’s available in the standard black, as well as in blue and brown. $89; lowepro.com
Editor's Picks: Best Gear
As editors of a ski magazine, a lot of gear trickles through our office—the good, the bad, and the ugly. We do our best to filter it down for you, and we review that stuff in the magazine. But what about the gear that we each use? Here are our new favorites, or the tried-and-true things we can't live without.