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Off-the-grid is great, but some endeavors call for staying connected

Jorts, Hawaiian shirts, sandals—we’re frolicking

We’ll include our favorite submissions in an Outside Instagram post

Chaco and Teva storm into the second round, while an upset shocks the Crocs camp

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

Replacing your lawn with synthetic grass reduces maintenance, eliminates mud, and can make cleaning up after your dogs a breeze

After finishing the Appalachian Trail, I experienced severe pain in my lower right leg. Little did I know, toe socks and spacers would be my saving grace.

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Watch as the Moon family sets out on a camping adventure in the all-new Toyota Tundra

No, you can’t toss the Essential in your curbside bin. But 75 percent of it can be broken down at the brand’s factory.

They’re almost never waterproof, and not as warm as other jackets. Why bother?

It’s time to settle a longstanding debate once and for all. Which sandal will be crowned king?

They’re essentially adventure flip-flops and therefore superior to every other sandal

This simple sandal has everything you need and nothing you don’t

Eight fan favorites. Three head-to-head rounds. Only one winner.

When you’re covering 145 miles through the Alps, every gram counts

The apparel, equipment, and gear that Outside staffers and contributors are gifting to Mom

A recent climate commitment pledge among leading cycling brands conjured an unexpected feeling in our Bike Snob columnist—empathy

Score sunglasses, fire pits, water bottles, and more at a discount until midnight tonight

Our sibling titles Pinkbike and Beta teamed up for a value-oriented field test in Tucson, Arizona. Here are the results.

Next to having a little time to themselves, these are their top wish-list items

Spring comes in like a lion. This gear will help.

Hit the road prepared for anything, without sacrificing cargo space

We caught up with the riders of the most unique bikes at the annual two-wheeled pilgrimage in Monterey, California

The company’s first try took forever to release and wasn’t perfect. Will the new system live up to the hype?

We took the world’s first electric super truck off-roading to find out what it could do

The Makita 18V LXT lithium-ion cordless inflator makes traditional pumps a thing of the past

Hey, spring, didn’t see you there

The best gear for staying comfortable and climbing on North America’s tallest mountain

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The best dirt, gravel, and pavement at the gateway to Glacier National Park

Montana-based Peak Ski Company introduces a new line of direct-to-consumer products featuring newly developed technology

Backpacking when the weather forecast is anything but optimal can be intimidating, but with some modifications to your kit, you can turn it into an enjoyable four-season activity

Show your love for Outside with caps, apparel, drinkware, and more

When life started feeling a little stale for writer Graham Averill, he went out in search of a new hobby. He found it in his Toyoya 4Runner, which he’s been converting into his very own adventure vehicle.

Don’t assume a noise deterrent will save you from a run-in with a wild animal. Do your homework before you head out into the wilderness.

Because they’ve saved me more than a few times—and they can do the same for you

Starlink promises to bring high-speed internet to rural and remote areas currently underserved by wired internet. Naturally, we had to test it.

Matej Mohoric used a dropper seatpost to win Italy’s Milano-Sanremo road race, and then declared that the traditional mountain-bike component is “the future of cycling.” Here’s why that matters for you.

Choosing the right puffy is challenging. We’re here to help.

Enjoy riding frozen waves more than ever with these items

The narrowest ski in the new Fischer Ranger series represents an entirely new direction for the brand

Hint: It depends on where you ski, what you ski, and how you ski. Outside associate gear editor Kelly Klein breaks it down.

The Pando 2.0 is cleverly designed, well-insulated, and comes with not one, but two refrigerators. Just in case.

Despite public pressure to stay out of Utah, the outdoor industry’s largest trade show will leave Denver and relocate to its former home in Salt Lake City in 2023

Our first impressions put it right up there with the best offerings from this beloved purveyor of cushy runners

Wisdom gained by trying, and sometimes failing, to stay comfortable outdoors

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The responsible traveler’s guide to connecting with Southern California’s mountains on a deeper level

Heading out on your first overnight? Use this handy list as your guide to packing for a three-season backpacking trip.

These alternatives are great options for an active, and possibly careless, lifestyle

The problem with current off-road EVs is that they’re anything but practical. So we dreamed up one that is.

Hello bike noises, my old friend

Should you leave your store unattended? One daring outdoor clothing brand says the practice has boosted trust—and sales.

The average woman in the U.S. is a size 16. Here are five gear companies that are actually making clothes for her.

A look back at the inspiring history of one of the nation’s most iconic independent gear shops on the eve of its 50th anniversary

Gear has changed a lot in the last few decades. A new era is dawning.

These three pairs of size-inclusive hiking pants stood up to all sorts of outdoorsing

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The iconic footwear’s contoured footbed is finally fit for any outdoor pursuit

A few winter flurries had the Outside staff reaching for some cozy booties, cherished beanies, and near-perfect ski boots

Getting through airports is a far easier proposition with the Thule RoundTrip

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Be prepared for any impromptu outing with this spontaneity-ready gear kit

The professional skier says long grips help him save energy and avoid injury in the backcountry

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Aventon’s Sinch Ebike changes the game for car campers, with a compact design that folds up in seconds and a robust 40-mile average range

I was a lifelong glamping skeptic, but after seeing how much my four-year-old enjoyed the comforts of a Stella Bell tent, I’ve given up on the hate. We’re glampers now.

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

Tim Leatherman’s invention was a runaway success. But until now, it’s never been the tool he intended.

Enzy campers are huge—which makes them extremely popular among hunters. But Bryan Rogala thinks the space inside an Enzy is a blank canvas perfect for a variety of adventure sports.

The versatile top is a timeless classic. These are our current favorites.

On snow as in life, it’s important not to look like a bozo, and for new skiers, handling long, clunky boards is the original challenge. Ignore the hecklers—there’s more than one way to do it right. 

Figuring out how to best equip and dress yourself when you’re just starting this sport can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help.

This cheap and effective method for cleaning down will have your garments looking good for years to come

Vasu Sojitra lost his right leg as a baby, and Patrick Halgren lost his left at 23. When the two met and realized their feet were the same size, they've traded shoes ever since.

Jake Lah’s genius with aluminum poles has turned him into the wizard behind many of the world’s best outdoor shelters

This home gym uses cutting edge technology to take weight lifting into the 21st century

When editor Jeremy Rellosa isn’t reviewing gear for us, he’s usually climbing up something. For this episode of the Gear Shed, he shows off his favorite climbing pack, Mountain Hardwear’s 45-liter Crag Wagon, and shares why it’s his ideal bag for a day at the crag.

Eco-conscious shopping is hard. Here’s what you need to know about the ten most common standards

What we used to start the year right