The best comfort and performance for all levels of activity

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.

Yes, this flannel is expensive. But judging by its effect on our writers, it’s worth every penny.

Give well-loved clothes new life with this DIY sewing repair

These vests, fleeces, shells, and puffies came up just short of print inclusion—but they’re still worth your attention

Tough, multifunctional accessories for any itinerary

Cozy, stylish apparel for post-ski festivities

We only have space for six pants in the print magazine, but there are plenty more worthy pairs you should know about

Timeless after-ski essentials you’ll be reaching for all season long

No matter the temperature, these tops and bottoms kept us comfortable

These layers herald a bold, new, sleeveless future

Meet the companies making rad products and empowering communities

And it’s made in America by a new company you’ve probably never heard of

Breathable, stink-free, and softer with wear. What's not to love?

We’ve sweat in them, worn them on muddy trails, and through countless miles on pavement. Now they’re discounted.

Sitka’s versatile new Aerolite 30 isn’t just warm when wet, it’ll help dry your other layers, too

Merino wicks moisture, dries quickly, and is comfortable against the skin. These are my favorite pieces to sweat in.

From light sprinkles to daylong downpours, these shells have you covered

Patagonia is offering up to 30 percent off gear and apparel, now through August 26. Here’s what we’re eyeing.

Two versatile, go-anywhere dresses that are practical before all else

These pieces have been in heavy rotation for years

Create the ultimate wet-weather defense system with these six waterproof items

Sleeves still play an important role against the elements, even when it’s hot

We’re eyeing these steals at Huckberry’s annual Summer Sale, which lasts now through July 26

It has all the comfort and features you’d expect from a high-end performance shell, but at an affordable price

Chickfly’s innovative zipperless fly makes for pee freedom

Every outdoor situation demands a slightly different layering system, but with these three puffies and three shells, you can pretty much do it all

These gifts will add a touch of flair to his wardrobe

Stay healthy by protecting yourself from the sun

Five accessories we love at Huckberry’s Memorial Day Sale, which runs now through May 31.

Seven simple options to throw on when the sun’s out

They’ve kept our eyes from burning to a crisp, and now they’re discounted…

Adrienne Moser and Kathleen McNally, vice president and creative director of product, discuss what it's like to be a women designing men's underwear

The research and development designer shares her story and inspiration

Shades that’ll make you, and the scenery, stand out

Make your next trip more comfortable than the last

Long trips feel easier with the right kit

What you need for pushing hard and feeling good afterward

What you need for pushing hard and feeling good afterward

The Saxx Hot Shot outperformed every other top in my quiver

After the year we just had, she deserves something nice

Is there anything better than a comfortable sweatshirt?

I’ve never been one for post-bath luxuries, but this cozy zip-up has me hooked

Finding hiking pants for my curvy body was a lifelong struggle, until I tried Fjällräven’s High Coast Lite trousers

Whether you’re slinging a chainsaw, loading hay bales, or wielding a torch, durable workwear that fits well allows you to do your job better

The best women’s denim for pandemic spring

There’s more to puffy jackets than meets the eye

Good gear doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Here are five favorite pieces of gear that I tested in the past year that cost less than $70.