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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How Polartec revolutionized outdoor adventure with technical fabric innovation

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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

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