A professional climber dishes her secret sauce to mastering this dicey move
Gear that gets better with time
Your sweatiest endeavors are no match for this kit
Four pads, one year, one conclusive winner
You can still get outside and go for a long, isolated jog. Here's how to layer right.
The hardest thing for Blair Braverman wasn't being naked on national television—it was the fact that people thought it was fake
Here are the tools Blair Braverman prepared for her time on 'Naked and Afraid'
5 women tell us how they discovered their favorite sports bras—and what it took to find them
Learn how to degerm your plastic, rubber, or microfiber mat
Coalatree claims its new windbreaker has "self-healing technology." Does it actually work?
Outside Gear Guy Joe Jackson has his eye on these five products
What we're most excited about for the upcoming season
Editor Jeremy Rellosa talks about when it's time to replace your climbing rope, quickdraws, harness, climbing shoes, and helmet
Make your favorite pieces last longer with these quick stitches
As told by Emily Clausen, Outside's email marketing specialist and a former culinary chef
Give an old tent new life with at-home fixes
Tucked away among farms and barren grasslands in a forgotten corner of the state lies one of the best bouldering destinations in the country. Our video producer, a Roy fanatic, outlines how to visit the growing location without harming its fragile ecosystem.
What makes a good gift so memorable? Our editors recall their favorites.
Fixing it yourself is a cheaper and faster solution than waiting for a gear shop to do the job
You don't need mountain trails out your door to get your boots ready for a big hike
A few of our favorite adventure photographers share the behind-the-scenes tales of their legendary pictures
Gearing up for a trip to Italy, Outside assistant editor Kaelyn Lynch gathered some popular travel accessories to put to the test
Putting away your equipment correctly will allow it to last for years to come.
Two Outside gear editors go head to head in a contest to see who can set up the new Oru Inlet kayak fastest
Our editorial fellow tries to spread the stoke for #OutsideFlannelWeek
Bundle up in our favorite fiber
Technical pieces that breathe new life into old materials
Gear editor Jeremy Rellosa talks us through his two-week test of blue-light-filtering glasses
Hint: your first investment should be rock-climbing shoes
Step one is pretty damn simple: dry the thing
The secret? Wash it regularly.
How these photographers get outside in the biggest cities in the United States
The Traeger Ranger is a portable wood-pellet dynamo that has 184 square inches of space for campsite steaks and hot dogs
We got our hands on the Cake Kalk electric dirt bike for a test on the forest roads outside our hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico
Making the decision to start a thru-hike can be daunting, so let us show you what gear you should take
Versatility that plays nice in small spaces
The answer isn't just throwing everything in your backpack all at once. Here's the right way to pack for a long haul in the wilderness.
Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release collections for travel, fitness, and water pursuits
Our top tips for fixing your gear and getting back out there
Thinking about tackling the big thru-hike? Consider these four things first.
A Rubbermaid bin stocked with everything you need for camping is one of the best ways to organize your gear
Adjusting your pack seems like it should be simple, that is until you're struggling down the trail after not correctly dialing in the fit
From ice cream to carnival rides, there’ve been new surprises at every turn
Our editors regale us with their favorite memories of dad outside
Our producer Madeleine LaPlante-Dube on her favorite no-excuse leggings: The Gore R3
Away's the Bigger Carry-On won us over with its compact, sleek construction and features like an ejectable battery and TSA-approved lock
Accessories for good boys and girls
Frosty fortresses for trail and campsite
Buffs and bandanas aren’t exactly essential running gear for most people, but they’re handy workhorses that mop sweat, keep hair back, and perform a dozen other functions in a pinch
From 'The Suble Art of Not Giving a F*ck' to 'Sapiens,' this professional mountain biker doesn't mess around when it comes to reading good books
Proper storage means you get outside faster—without forgetting anything important
Don't be so quick to throw that worn-out equipment in the landfill
Step one: know the conditions and whether fires are actually allowed where you're camping
Spring has sprung, but there’s never been a better time to stock up on year-round gear. Save up to 40 percent on our favorite Stio items from 3/24 to 3/26.
The Tension Flash Board is a crag essential
Our editors have been looking forward to their dividends all year long. Here's what they're spending them on.
From ‘Becoming,’ by Michelle Obama, to ‘Sapiens,’ by Yuval Noah Harari
The professional ski mountaineer counts these titles among her all-time favorites
Four books that come highly recommended from one of America's most prolific mountaineers
Each one is made by hand and comes with a lifetime guarantee
Take our advice and don't become a statistic
Bomber tie-downs and secure hitches to have in your repertoire
Don't travel with your rig without these nine things
A few essentials can make even the most reluctant want to venture out
Layer them over a pair of leggings and they will keep your lower half toasty warm
The free soloist hopes that these four books will teach you something about the world
Treat it right and you'll have a workhorse that will last you decades
Photographs by Dutch photographer Jimmy Nelson from his new book, Homage to Humanity. Words by Emily Reed.
Turn your game up a notch with these easy-to-use tools
The Ruffwear Trail Runner bowl is a worthy addition to any dog owner’s kit
Exploring the ocean floor with an urchin hunter. Words by Emily Reed.
Five favorite books from the elite endurance athlete and environmental activist
It will serve you well when things go wrong
With 700-fill down and a rating to 23 degrees Fahrenheit, this bag is ready for a lifetime of adventures
Boil water, drop a packet in, and start your day off with a piping hot cup of tea
Buy this $80 seat cover and you’ll never pay to detail your car again
Featuring everything we love about the original Allpa, in a smaller, more manageable size
Eight products used by athletes and expert adventurers to protect their faces from the elements
Gear up for playtime
Five ice chests that keep food and drink colder, longer, anywhere