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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.

Every year, Outside dedicates two whole magazines to gear. Here's what goes on behind the scenes.

The retail giant wants to increase participation and diversity in the outdoors by lowering the cost barrier

From protective equipment to hand sanitizer to donations, here's how gear producers are helping to slow the spread of the virus

Experts weigh in on how to make a face covering out of what's in your gear closet

From retail giants like REI to the mom and pop stores in your hometowns, what happens when these businesses shut down?

Allegations of abuse have surfaced at a Bangladeshi factory whose multinational owner manufactures for some of the most popular outdoor brands we love. Here's why that should surprise no one.

Outside Gear Guy Joe Jackson has his eye on these five products

The beginner-oriented model from Atomic features a heel riser that automatically equalizes with the slope angle

The new R1 Air is warmer and more breathable than the original. Oh, and super cozy.

What we're most excited about for the upcoming season

The gearmaker's new Denver retail store is now lending ski and snowboard apparel in partnership with Awayco

Classic Blue gear has been in our closets for years

1,500 customers will receive annual America the Beautiful passes at the brand’s retail locations

Gently used apparel and a new upcycled line are available at the Boulder storefront

The founder of the industry's biggest ski show is acquiring public-facing expos in Denver and Boston

The e-retailer pursued legal action against dozens of companies for trademark infringement over the word "backcountry." Now the CEO is apologizing.

Last week the two companies signed an acquisition deal. Does this mean we'll see a Google smartwatch soon?

She escaped the Nazis, stuck it to the men, turned the outdoor industry on its head, and made us laugh. All while seeking perfection.

Sponsor Content: Kathmandu

Achieving the highest sustainability certification is a huge step in the right direction, but the New Zealand-based brand's larger goal is to help create a more ethical and inclusive global economy

That could be you, thanks to a contest the brand is running through September 16

Enter to win the gear we love most this season

The front forks may be prone to snapping, posing a potentially deadly threat

Kickster models built between 2013 and 2019 may have a defect that causes the handlebars to fall off

The Salt Lake City–based gear company is laying off 70 employees as it shifts its domestic factory to an assembly-only plant

Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release collections for travel, fitness, and water pursuits

The online store will award $500 to three finalists between the ages of 13 and 23—a total of 12 over the next year

Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release gear boxes, for travel, fitness, and water pursuits

Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release collections for travel, fitness, and water pursuits.

The retailer will once again carry Camelbak, Giro, Bell, and others, after news that their parent company sold off a semi-automatic rifle maker

At the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market last week, these five products costing less than $50 caught our eye with their affordable capability

Larry Burke wins a lifetime achievement award at Outdoor Retailer

Outside’s founder, Larry Burke, has won a Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsor Content: Arc'teryx

Furthering its commitment to sustainability, the premium gear brand will now buy back used items—and resell them at steep discounts

A jacket, a daypack, a water bottle, and some seat-back storage that we couldn't be more excited to test out

Products we love, from camping utensils to a revamped Patagonia cap, all costing less than 50 bucks

Presenting the Gear of the Show winners for summer 2020

From ice cream to carnival rides, there’ve been new surprises at every turn

Welcome to a gearhead's paradise: Demo Day at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Our list of best summer gear for next year includes Olympic innovation, a legit cup of camp coffee, and two classics done better

The two brands continue their heated public spat about who uses superior ingredients, among other things

Black Diamond gave us the lowdown on its brand-new line of approach shoes, which includes two technical and two lifestyle models

It was the first climbing pack of its kind in the U.S. and has been copied by brands big and small. Now's your chance to buy an original.

The latest marketing campaign by the brand’s Brazil arm—uploading images showing TNF gear to the pages of hot vacation destinations—violated the site's user policy

The 90-second spot came roughly two months after a New York Times ad taking aim at Kind and other competitors

Running shoes, technical apparel, sports equipment, oh my! These are all among the products whose price tags could be impacted negatively by the trade war with China.

A 25 percent tax on bikes, helmets, gloves, and backpacks could hit the industry—and your wallet—hard

Paying top dollar isn't always an option, but that doesn't mean you need to skimp on quality

The new LoadOut GoBox 30 is waterproof, dustproof, and keeps your valuables organized

The brand's new paper and wax model biodegrades—and costs only $10

Whether with selection, expertise, or free beer, these are the brick-and-mortar stores doing it best

At January's Outdoor Retailer trade show, we chatted with VF CEO Steve Rendle about the business's move to Denver

The canceled all-women space walk had the space administration facing claims of sexism. But the real issue is not a lack of women-specific designs; it's suits that don't fit the wide range of people who need to wear them.

A website from the snack company highlights the sweeteners that often fly under the radar on nutrition labels, and shows the percentage of sugar in other brands' offerings

The Consumer Product Safety Commission tried to recall strollers it claimed were defective, but the newly appointed chair stopped it

The athleisure company is branching out from its mainstay apparel and yoga accessories

Black Diamond's newest product launch comes straight from the pro climber's van to your kitchen

From Gore-Tex wedding dresses to antigravity sandals

In the past few years, trail runners from the French gear company have started showing up on runways. Why?

The beloved max-cushion brand is branching out with its new Sky collection