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Apparel makers are using exotic materials in the search for planet-friendly fibers, but the products and processes may not be as green as you think

They’re almost never waterproof, and not as warm as other jackets. Why bother?

Next to having a little time to themselves, these are their top wish-list items

Choosing the right puffy is challenging. We’re here to help.

The average woman in the U.S. is a size 16. Here are five gear companies that are actually making clothes for her.

These three pairs of size-inclusive hiking pants stood up to all sorts of outdoorsing

The ski jacket has gotten a major makeover, but don’t worry—it still comes with the same retro design and its signature kangaroo front pocket

The versatile top is a timeless classic. These are our current favorites.

This cheap and effective method for cleaning down will have your garments looking good for years to come

Winter after winter, Outside contributor Kaelyn Lynch had trouble keeping her lower body warm. Until she stumbled onto a pair of puffy pants—then her whole world changed.

These are the products worth snagging at REI’s Holiday Warm Up Sale, which lasts now through December 20.

Technical pieces that work in the backcountry but can be worn in the city

I own a men’s Fitz Roy puffy that doesn’t really fit and got damaged by hot grease during a campout. Here’s why it’s my most treasured clothing possession.

Dress in layers. Everyone’s heard this advice, but what’s the best way to do it in the real world?

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Want to make winter even better? Follow these simple rules.

Meet the innovators and activists who are making their favorite sports more accessible to plus-size adventurers

Don’t let your old stuff gather dust or go to the landfill. Put it to work doing good.

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