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Ten testers covered 965 miles to narrow down the best gear for skate and classic skiing

According to seasoned ski gear testers, these are the most functional and comfortable brain buckets of the year

We had ten testers with 96 Birkie finishes help us identify the top-performing skate and classic skis for all disciplines and ability levels

How a satellite communicator helps me tamp down panic in the wilderness

From the perfect cooler to the best bug-repelling candle, we’ve rounded up our favorite products that make picnicking a breeze

All helmets sold in the U.S. are subject to the same standards, so why should you pay more?

Essential gear for any type of summer travel and adventure

Here are the nine pieces from the 2022 Summer Gear Guide that our gear editors are obsessing over

Upgrade to these versatile trip staples

We reviewed 341 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.

Clothing and accessories for urban riding

This nifty container makes gear organization a cinch

Round out your trail kit and get riding

Keep your pup safe and stylish on the trail with these seven accessories

Embrace the heat and take your practice deeper

These accessories might not make or break your trip, but you’ll sure be glad you packed them

341 field-tested favorites for summer adventure

A cool kit for eager little adventurers

One of our go-to daypacks, the Osprey Talon 22 offers tons of thoughtful design features like trekking pole attachments and an external hydration sleeve. We also like the harness system, which has stretchy mesh shoulder straps, a seamless hipbelt, and a light aluminum frame in the back panel.

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

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.

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

“Even on the sweatiest rides, we forgot we were wearing these wraparound shields, which never slipped or caused hot spots,” wrote Buyer’s Guide tester Stephanie Pearson. “The dark gray lenses worked well in bright light and in a variety of conditions on both road and trail.”…

We featured the toasty RadiantX mitts in our 2022 Winter Buyer’s Guide. “Nobody wants cold hands, but skiing in an overstuffed gauntlet can feel like playing the piano with claws,” wrote tester Dave Cox. “Enter the waterproof RadiantX, which has an interior aluminum coating that reflects body heat with…

“Without a doubt, the Stargaze is the most comfortable camp chair I have ever tested,” wrote our Gear Guy, Joe Jackson in his review of camp chairs made for serious relaxation. “More like a mini-hammock than a chair, it swings effortlessly and reclines easier than a La-Z-Boy.”…

“This sleek 17-liter pack holds more than it looks like it can,” wrote our tester, who included it in our roundup of the best men’s summer workout gear. “Outer mesh pouches swallow socks and shoes, and a big top-loading interior pocket fits a change of clothes and everyday essentials.”…

Check something off your wish list with these discounts on tents, apparel, lights, backpacks, accessories and more

For those that like their holidays with a serving of lactic acid

40-plus testers spent four months testing the latest, greatest winter gear on ski hills, backcountry routes, and trails, and in our own home gyms and backyards

Lenses and frames built for superior vision

The apparel and accessories we loved for exercising at home

Tough, multifunctional accessories for any itinerary

A knife, rangefinder, jacket, and other pieces that are worth checking out

Cozy, stylish apparel for post-ski festivities

With this gear, twice the ice is just as nice

Bring the festivities to your living room or backyard

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

In a lineup of touring packs, this boot bag and small daypack didn't make the cut, but they're still well worth your attention

Step up your game with this hardy equipment

From campsite to nightlight, BioLite’s AlpenGlow sets the perfect vibe

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

You don’t have to spend a lot to improve your vehicle setup

Polaroid-style photography is the antidote for the smartphone era, and a great way to capture your adventures on film

When it comes to summer spins, a light, breathable kit can make all the difference

Bringing order to parental chaos is an uphill battle, but these products can help

An ode to the sweet, airy joy of riding in a T-shirt, and the shorts that make it possible

A nice warm rinse can boost your camping trips to new heights of luxury. Here are our favorite setups.

Outside columnist Jakob Schiller picked the Peak Mission as his favorite pair of winter running gloves. “Patagonia wisely included a thin nylon mitten that folds out of the cuff and covers your fingers. It withstands chilly wind and provides warmth to keep you going when temperatures dip…

Cool clothing for quick laps and high-mileage days

The best gear for long days on the trail

Cool clothing for quick laps and high-mileage days

Top-notch gear for wrangling singletrack adventures

Relax hard so you can adventure harder

What you need for pushing hard and feeling good afterward

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