There’s no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing

Bring the movie of the year to your local trailhead this summer

The Atacama’s low-maintenance durability and comfort makes me overlook its clunky appearance 

Children are rough on gear. Quality shoes are a worthy investment.

Changing environmental standards have upended the industry

The Melanzana Micro Grid hoodie isn’t just cozy—it’s a real comfort

Three testers tried eight swimsuits. These came out on top.

Nine testers waded through more than eighty pieces of gear to winnow down the six best products for summer exercise

Five yogis tested the latest yoga apparel and equipment during dozens of hours of diverse practice to find the pieces that will optimize your yoga experience

We surfed, ran, and swam our hearts out—and these three winners rose to the top

Twelve testers ran, trekked, and squatted in 45 products to find this summer’s best new hiking pants and shorts.

Nine kids trashed 38 pieces of gear. These 5 survived the season.

We wore a dozen different bras for hours of high- and low-impact activities. These were our favorites.

We tested 26 products for two months in conditions as hot as 95 degrees. Here’s what rose to the top as our favorites.

14 testers donned 22 Shirts. These 6 proved exceptional.

36 testers tried 40 jackets. These are the crème de la crème.

Twelve testers donned 36 tops to find this summer’s best new shirts, midlayers, and baselayers.

Whether you’re looking for a comfortable shoe to keep out pebbly intruders or an easy slide for your beach getaway, we’ve got you covered

14 testers zipped, cinched, and buckled 18 pants and shorts. These five are the very best.

36 gear testers tried 41 shell jackets. These ones came out on top.

Made by Smith, his large-lens Pursuit shades are ideal for skiing, cycling, running, and nearly every other outdoor activity you can imagine

Fubuki snow boots are the warmest, lightest, and most functional winter boots we’ve ever worn

Our gear director explains what makes the Lightweight Merino Buff a critical part of his daily kit

After learning that length is indeed equal to warmth, I now wear a parka for everything but backcountry activities

Which is better: a couple of pieces that capably do the job, or an array of options for dialed-in performance?

My other boots are gathering dust since I started wearing Blundstone’s Thermal Chelsea Boots

It feels silly to be obsessed with a pair of pants, but Proof’s Rovers are really that good 

Are expensive sunglasses worth it? Two Outside gear editors don’t exactly see eye to eye.

Just as cozy with remarkable technology? Consider me a convert.

We scoured the iconic brand's winter sale and found some of our favorite gear at 40 percent off

The Mountain Hardwear Kor Airshell Warm is our tester’s new favorite layer

Five cold-weather merino wool pieces that combine superior performance and longevity

Others can’t compete with the latest synthetic insulation and rugged construction

Cotton isn’t for the backcountry, but it has a spot everywhere else

From coveralls to boots, these items will have you shooting sharp all day (or night) long

Where most brands pursue light weight and packability, this Montana-based apparel company chases breathability

The ultimate standalone jacket for campfire hangs, cabin lounging, and cold-weather road trips

Packable, reliable, unbelievably warm, and surprisingly affordable

Huckberry is offering up to 30 percent off on some of its best sellers

Spilled beer, freezing temperatures, and post-powder-skiing sweat were no match for these garments

Keep your hands warm all season long. Here are the winter gloves you need to ski, hike, snowshoe, and stay outside as long as possible.

We had 28 testers check out 30+ pairs of bottoms for winter backcountry adventures. These ones rose above.

We spent all winter testing 50+ outer layers in the backcountry. These ones came out on top.

Our top picks feature flattering cuts, durable and weatherproof materials, and functional design choices (read, drop-seats that actually work)

These jackets are designed to weather any and all days at the resort

The year’s best women’s jackets are stylish and don’t mess around when it comes to weathering the cold

We spent two months testing 25 tops and bottoms. These are the best.

We tested over 25 products to find the best pieces to help you brave the cold and dark more boldly this winter

It’s the little, forgettable things that make the difference between a good trip and a bad one

Keep those piggies wiggling, no matter the conditions

Eight kiddos (and their parents) helped us suss out the best cold-weather apparel for little ones

From cranking on airplanes in New Mexico to working construction in freezing Alaskan conditions, this apparel held up to all our hardest tasks

From herding to hammering, this rough and tumble gear is just as capable as you

It all started with a marine store in Washington and a company called Showa

We’ve never encountered a zero-degree puffy this light and packable

Over the course of last season, this touring shell impressed us with a combination of serious weight savings and surprising durability

We spent two months testing 46 products. These are the best.

We asked 58 testers to put 99 puffies through their paces. These are the best.

Nothing feels better than a bone-dry, ultra-cozy wardrobe change after a bone-chilling day on the slopes

Ten testers checked out 50-plus baselayers to land on this list

This lightweight, storm-resistant puffy earned an Editor’s Choice award. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

Put down the checkered top and pick up one of these men's denim shirts

Sponsor Content: Smartwool

Innovations in wool midlayers mean a serious upgrade in comfort, whether you’re backcountry skiing or walking the dog

Sponsor Content: CB Sports

CB Sports defined skiwear and ski fun. Now the brand is back and better than ever.

It’s so dorky to admit you want to look hot, and even more embarrassing to admit that you want to look cool, while sleeping on the ground or hauling your sweaty body up the side of a mountain. Guilty as charged.

Whether you’re hiking or heading to the beach, these six items will keep you protected from UV rays

By repurposing scrap materials into gear, employing resettled refugees, and partnering with leading brands, Adiff is modeling a more sustainable textile industry

An unscientific journey to test Spy's new Discord shades

It’s light, durable, and breathable. What more do you want?

By biomimicking animal fur, gear created with this innovative insulation is as warm as a puffy jacket, more breathable than a fleece, and protects the wearer from bad weather, too

With fabrics created from alga, graphene, and copper, and hoodies built to last a hundred years, two British ad men are creating the apparel and gear of the future

Denim rocks—I don’t hesitate to hop the saddle in a pair of jeans

The fuzzy tops we’re reaching for when summer adventures turn cool

Casual fits for the office, gym, and everywhere in between

The latest pieces of clothing and knowledge that’ll help you get the most from this season’s excursions in the backcountry

Upgrade to these versatile trip staples

Rigorous testing was no match for these pieces