For the last five years, REI has closed its doors on Black Friday for a day outside. This year it’s doing more.

The new Kickstarter film is aimed at getting more people with Down syndrome outside

Andrew “Bob” Harris recently became the first person with Down syndrome to climb the Grand Teton

It has a paint-by-numbers plot, loads of sexism and gratuitous nudity, and a screenplay full of tired racial stereotypes. It’s also the highest-grossing ski movie of all time. Frederick Reimers and Sam Moulton uncover the true story behind every skier’s favorite cult classic.

Pitching the ultimate base camp has never been easier. —Sam Moulton Pitching the ultimate base camp has never been easier. —Sam Moulton (Michael Karsh) Primus FireHole 100 stove There are no fancy features and few moving parts on the FireHole ($150)—and that’s…

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We've come a long way from the days of instant coffee and card games by flashlight.

We sacrificed our dignity in a Zumba class, but gained a new appreciation for ostentatious exercises and Top 40

The Colorado startup wants to change the way companies make waterproof-breathable layers with its new core construction technology.

Passes have never been cheaper. But will the deep discounts destroy your local hill?

It’s all part of the iconic outdoor brand’s largest advertising campaign ever.

Two new initiatives from The North Face and Patagonia aim to only use feathers from birds that have never been live-plucked or force fed.

We'd known about the storm for days, so how come hundreds of trekkers were caught off guard?

Claims “Ski City, USA” campaign infringes on “Ski Town, U.S.A.”

Now even more likely that all 7 Wastach-area resorts will be connected

Mountaineers were hoping to climb two 8,000-meter peaks in 7 days

There's nothing cooler than wool

Anheuser-Busch is flying a thousand people into Crested Butte, Colorado this weekend to film a star-studded, beer-drenched series of TV commercials. What could go wrong?

The new adventure bike is truly up for anything.

The most impressive smart watch we've seen yet

The most wholesome flip-flops in the world?

An iconic pair of sunglasses make a comeback.

Finally, more events are offering child-care options for active parents.

The Idaho-based Shotzski's DIY kit turns those old boards into a Shotzski with this DIY Kit.

The BaseCamp is ideal for car camping or tailgating.

Take a look at these six modern takes on classic styles.

A closer look at how air bags increase your chances of surviving a deadly slide

There are quite a few cool kid- and cargo-hauling utility bikes at this year’s show. But there are a bunch of reasons why Xtracycle’s new Edgerunner is our favorite.

E-bikes and fat bikes are once again getting a lot of buzz at this year’s Interbike show. And while the e-bikes get faster and sleeker and cooler looking and fat bikes get lighter and more tricked out, we only found one bike that embodies both trends: Felt’s concept e-fat bike, which mates an electric motor from Bosch to a rigid-framed fat bike.

The GoPro founder on failure, finding a passion, and making your hardest-working decade count

Patagonia updates ten classic designs for the company’s 40th anniversary

Zipperless outdoor gear like the PK 50 is (almost) a trend this year at the show this year

Folding kayaks have traditionally been unwieldy and heavy, mainly because of the rib systems that are used to create the integrity of the boat. Not Oru's.

The Key log, a nearly 12-foot-long, 60-pound synthetic log designed for rolling, is without a doubt one of the coolest products we've seen.

It’s hard to reimagine the sleeping bag, which is why we’re so impressed with the new Backcountry Bed.

So-called maximum cushioning running shoes, as the Conquest’s are often referred, are definitely having a moment.

Dimples cut down on drag and noise, and there's plenty of room inside.

An ode to Topo Designs' Klettersack

Luminox’s Field Watch ups the baditude factor.

James Balog has spent his career pushing the artistic and adventure boundaries of nature photography. For the past five years, he's been capturing the impact of climate change on glaciers, culminating in the powerful film Chasing Ice. What he documented was catastrophic—and should be required viewing for every policymaker on earth.

After months of torture-testing the latest crop of outdoor gear, we've compiled a list of our eight favorite items, from the Never Summer Proto CT/CTX snowboard to the Atlas Race snowshoes

Unfortunately, you can’t just wear your sorels everywhere. Sooner or later you’re going to have to come down from the mountains and return to civilization. But fear not. Bring the spirit of the slopes with you everywhere with our favorite après shoes.

Whether you’re looking for glacier glasses, everyday drivers, or racy speedsters, we’ve got the right pair for you.

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