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Ten situations where my powerful pocket flashlight has been just what I needed

Our gear director explains what makes the Lightweight Merino Buff a critical part of his daily kit

Should the Yonder replace your Nalgene?

The sports bras, leggings, and sneakers that seriously changed my life

These essentials will make your life a whole lot easier, and more fun, when you’re deep in the backcountry

From binoculars to artisan robes, we put together the ultimate 62 gift ideas so you can spend less time browsing and more time getting outside with your loved ones this season

Help your loved ones brave the cold with these adventure-ready picks

Long travel days are no match for these stylish, convenient accessories

Black Diamond’s Spot has all of the traits that made the original version so popular (red night vision, multiple power settings, IPX 8 waterproof rating) but in a smaller package that weighs just 3.2 ounces. It’s not rechargeable (it requires 3 AAA batteries), but its 350 lumens at the highest…

Rock’n’roll-ready boots, bindings, and more

Some of the top gear makers sell national parks apparel and products. Here’s what’s on our list.

This equipment will keep your four-legged spotter safe while you’re on the wall

What we used to hit our summer stride

Looking for goggs with magnetic lens change systems, UV protection, and color-boosting contrast? Look no further.

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