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Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Summer's Buying Guide, including the Prana Piggyback yoga-mat strap.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Summer Buyer's Guide, including the Merrell Mariposa waterproof jacket.

Outside reviews the best SUP gear of June 2012, including the Naish Mana Wood SUP.

Outside Presents the 2012 Gear of the Show awards for OR Winter Market, including The North Face Powder Guide ABS Vest.

So you're shopping for someone who shuns modern technology? This rugged, timeless gear is sure to be a hit.

Keep them running all winter with these holiday gifts.

She can shred like nobody's business. Here's what to get her.

The perfect gifts for the active city-dweller.

Classic boots, a backcountry-ready axe, and other awesome gifts for hikers.

The best gear for fly-fishing fanatics, from quick-drying water shoes to a handmade paddle.

Versatile outfits, shoes, and other gear made with world travelers in mind.

Bikes, jerseys, and other essential gear for two-wheel warriors.

A newbie-friendly board, a watch that knows the tides, and other essential gear for the paddler on your list.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 gift guide, including the Lib Tech C2BTX snowboard.

The best holiday gifts for climbers, from peak baggers to Himalayan mountaineers.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Nau 3/4 Length Cocoon jacket.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Arbor Swoon Board.

An exclusive interview with singer, songwriter, and Yosemite lover Brett Dennen

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Smith Optics Skyline sunglasses.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Merrell Rowena Jacket.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the O'Neill Vex shorts.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Isis Brighton Bay Tank.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Lole Mojito swimsuit bottom and Bermude swimsuit top.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Roxy Hot Chip rash guard.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Patagonia R1 Reversible Spring Juanita Suit.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Quiksilver Women's Sandblaster Pants.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Kaenon Sequence Sunglasses.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Horny Toad Bivalent Dress.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Surftech Marisa Miller Stand-Up Paddleboard.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Rusty Entwine Fedora.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Dakine Coiled SUP Leash.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Gravis Travel Duffle.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the C4 Waterman Bamboo Laminate HD Paddle 8" Blade.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the OluKai Kukuna Sandals.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Pistel Aster Visor.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Rusty Turn Around swimsuit Top and Bottom.

We've got your all-access pass to summer: 21 DIY and outfitted adventures guaranteed to recharge for less than $500*. Just pick one—or five—and leave your lawnmower behind. *Transportation not included

Some of the world's best outdoor gear is still made right here in the USA.

The synthetic fur on the inside of the Kirus is so soft, you’ll want to go sockless. Don’t; they’ll stink. But do wear them in a blizzard. They’re waterproof, and they can stand up to slippery sidewalks (thanks to sticky rubber) and your dressiest ski-town dinner date (the silhouette…

A side-mounted Boa lacing system equalizes the tension between the upper and lower boot, and an oversize Velcro power strap seals the deal. The result: exceptional heel hold and a soft, responsive flex for everything from pillow lines to the park. TAGS: versatile, Boa…

Our skepticism of these radically designed bindings was quickly put to bed. “I couldn’t tell where the bindings stopped and the board began,” one tester said after trying out the pictured duo. “They felt like one unit.” The single strap held us in with more responsiveness than any others…

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