Modern mountain bikes are insanely capable
Our editor has tips for staying warm—but not too toasty
Which is better: a couple of pieces that capably do the job, or an array of options for dialed-in performance?
A primer on how to shop for secondhand gear
The Rustler and Sheeva have been top-performing skis for years, but Blizzard is updating them anyway. We went to the company’s factory in Austria to find out why.
Usually, I ignore Instagram’s advertisements—but it’s getting harder and harder to. So I decided to put the app’s algorithm to the test.
These items make it easy to get out before work for some much-needed, quiet contemplation.
Spilled beer, freezing temperatures, and post-powder-skiing sweat were no match for these garments
This wider all-mountain ski can cut through crud and carve up groomers
This year’s Most Improved award goes to this energetic and fun ski
These playful planks were designed for skiers of the mountain west
This easy-going ride will follow you wherever you go, as long as it’s on edge
We give you the most versatile and responsive wide all-mountain ride of the year
A quick whip for all-mountain adventures in tight terrain
This year’s chart-topping wide all-mountain ski for ladies lives for soft snow and crud
This year’s most playful wide all-mountain ski also eats crud for breakfast
A no-nonsense ski for ladies who don’t shy away from big mountain lines
These all-mountain skis have a little more underfoot, more rocker, and more fun in powder
A tried and true favorite that delivers in crud
How a satellite communicator helps me tamp down panic in the wilderness
Hint: It depends on where you ski, what you ski, and how you ski. Outside associate gear editor Kelly Klein breaks it down.
In this episode of the Gear Shed, associate gear editor Kelly Klein shows us her pre-tour routine
Tahoe resort cuts back on services due to a shortage of staff, Mikaela Shiffrin to race super-G in France, and a hydrofoil boarder returns to the waves
In this episode of the Gear Shed, Outside associate gear editor Kelly Klein walks you through her favorite ski waxing products