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Eric Smith
When an oil company targeted The North Face with a tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign accusing the brand of hypocritical climate activism, it served as a reminder of the contentious—yet partially codependent—relationship between the outdoor and fossil fuel industries.

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Summer is here. This is what we’re using to stay cool—in every sense of the word.

Sponsor Content: Polartec

How Polartec revolutionized outdoor adventure with technical fabric innovation

One of our favorite adventure travel brands will be relegated to the gilded halls of Ebay by the end of the year

Our testers put these items through the wringer, and now they’re discounted…

Shorts, tees, swimsuits, gin... must be almost summer!

Sponsor Content: Fjällräven

The Swedish gearmaker sees ultra-hard-wearing gear as a key to a sustainable future.

Gear up for summer adventures with these killer deals

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Enter for a chance to win one of our 80+ adventure-ready prizes featured in our 2021 Summer Buyer's Guide.

It’s time for shorts, bikes, and—waffles?

They might not splurge on these items for themselves, so do it for them

Pre-owned gear is easier on the planet and your bank account

Sponsor Content: HYDROW

Hydrow’s next-gen rowing machines are helping more people discover that rowing is the ideal mix of cardio and strength training—and the best way to cross-train for virtually any outdoor sport

Spring has sprung, and we’re excited about it

We can’t wait to try these innovative items

We combed through hundreds of products to pick these three

Favorites include fire pits, food, and coffee

The items we're using to stay outdoors—and keep cozy when we come in

Here are the products that got us over the 2020 finish line

Top picks from the person who's tried everything

Not only do we love these items, but they might be hard to find in stock during the holidays

Masks, slippers, and shackets—what else do you need?

Each weekday starting on December 1, we'll be sharing one bomber gear deal that we think is worth snagging

Whether you're shopping for others or yourself, these sales are the best opportunities to save big on gear this year

Sponsor Content: HYDRO FLASK

Whether you're shopping for a skier, dog lover, or hiker, we've got you covered—regardless of your budget

What was promoted as an innovative new online event has come to a halt as employees and contractors allege missed payments

We'll be combing the site for the steepest discounts, so you don't have to

As summer gives way to fall, these are the items that our staff has been reaching for time and again

Ryan Gellert, who has overseen the brand's business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa since 2014, will run the company

A handful of big insulation brands are suddenly raising the bar for premium down. What changed?

Some of our favorite items are available at solid discounts through September 7…

Discounts on your favorite gear, exclusive for Outside readers

The retail giant is planning a remote future for main office employees

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Featuring the all-new Teva x Cotopaxi collaboration

From iconic brands like Patagonia to that indispensable camping store in your hometown, the adventure economy has taken an unprecedented hit. The good news: the people who created these businesses are doers, and they're putting everything they've got into staying afloat and preparing for an uncertain future.

Like a cicada, the North Face Denali fleece hibernates for stretches, only to emerge one season with such force that you can't remember a time it wasn't around

When COVID-19 hit, designers at DPS Skis viewed the pandemic as a way to pivot and do something impactful for health care workers

"For too long, Facebook has failed to take sufficient steps to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform"

Sponsor Content: Garmin

Expert tips you can use to perfect your off-road adventures

Rose Marcario was one of the most vocal and progressive leaders in the outdoor industry

There are important decisions to make before and after your recyclables leave your hands

Now through May 25, save on the marked-down apparel and tools we’ve tested and keep coming back to at Huckberry’s Memorial Day Sale.

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