Hard Shell


The North Face Fuse Uno

The Fuse Uno is revolutionizing the way jackets are stitched together.

Axie Navas
Jan 23, 2014

The Top 10 Jackets of 2013

Outside reviews the best gear in the Summer 2013 Buyer’s Guide, including the Rab Maverick.

Ryan Stuart
May 20, 2013

The 10 Best Jackets of Summer 2012

In the past 12 months, Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, Polartec, Gore-Tex, and Stoic have introduced new waterproof-breathable membranes. We won’t bore you with the wonky details of their lofty claims; all you need to know is that each is more breathable than many of the jackets we’ve been raving about for years.

Ryan Stuart
Jun 1, 2012

The Gear Junkie's Top 10 Winter Shells

Nordic skiers and cold-climate runners will love this aerobic-oriented jacket, which has a wind-blocking front face and a thin, breathable back.

Stephen Regenold
Mar 1, 2012

The 7 Best Resort Jackets of 2012

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Winter Buyer's Guide, including the Helly Hansen Odin Mountain jacket.

Frederick Reimers
Nov 1, 2011