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Keep those piggies wiggling, no matter the conditions

Finally, a hiking boot that can truly do it all

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

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

“A Danner classic, the 917 transitions seamlessly from mountain to Main Street,” wrote Gabriela Aoun of the Logger 917 in our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide. “The rich suede upper has a waterproof Gore-Tex liner, and a Vibram outsole grips slippery surfaces. We think the throwback kilties look sharp, too.”…

“Don’t be deceived by the Boulder’s classic cut—this men’s shoe is anything but traditional,” wrote our Buyer’s Guide tester. “It’s ultralight and packable, with zero heel drop to promote a natural gait. The wide toe box has room for thick socks, but for serious insulation, look elsewhere.”…

Even the runner-up hikers from this year’s test are pretty great

Thanks to these boots, hiking went from painful to pure bliss

Now’s a great time to save a few bucks on hiking gear

Pre-owned gear is easier on the planet and your bank account

A little TLC can add years of life to your favorite hikers

We can’t wait to try these innovative items

Whether you’re slinging a chainsaw, loading hay bales, or wielding a torch, durable workwear that fits well allows you to do your job better

Our Minnesotan travel writer spent a year looking for good snow boots. She finally found them.

And here’s how you can do it yourself at home, step-by-step

The iconic leather hiker is now better than ever

There's romance in practicality—as long the present arrives on time

It feels like you're wearing a pile of sleeping puppies, and the puppies are all dreaming about lambs

The Boulder Chukka is a versatile everyday shoe. “They fit in at work, on a train through Europe, and pretty much anywhere else,” our columnist wrote. “Like all Lems, they fold in half so you can pack them easier, and they come with a wide toe box…

Here's what you need to know if you're in the market to buy this season

Getting outdoors in the winter doesn't have to be miserable. Here, musher Blair Braverman shares her top ten tips for keeping cozy in frigid temperatures.

When it comes to big purchases like skis and bikes, many of us are punching above or below our weight. Psychology helps explain why.

Resort executives are warning customers that skiing will be different this season. I'm here to tell you that "different" means better.

Elise Wortley is replicating the achievements of historical female adventurers, wearing only the gear that would have been available to them at the time

Comfort and convenience are key when settling in behind the wheel

We included the 1000 Mile in our staff picks roundup of our favorite leather boots. “The 1,000 Mile boots are the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever had besides my house slippers,” wrote former editor Jonah Ogles. “I imagine I’ll be hitting the 1,000-mile mark years from now,…

Not only do we use this stuff for 130 days every summer—we're not exactly nice to it in the process

This season's best boards charge hard, but they're a blast at all speeds

The right combination of power, finesse, and comfort

With more than 350 miles of trails, 124 peaks, and 147 lakes, this must-see Colorado destination is a wilderness lover's paradise. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's 22nd stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park.

Our Gear Guy crowned the Workman Mid Comp Toe the best mud boot in his test. “The flexible footbed, coupled with a hugging heel cup, kept the Workman Mid absolutely snug on my foot while climbing the muddy hill,” he wrote. “And they never let a drop…

They’re ideal for casual adventures and chores around the backyard

These four are my favorites for messy yard activities

Be prepared for every obstacle, and save a ton of money by making your own equipment and learning how to fix your stuff when it breaks in the backcountry

When things go wrong on a ski tour, this is what you should have in your pack

Cold hands, tired feet, and wet bottoms will ruin your ski day, so investing in quality gear for those areas is worth it

Running with a stroller is all well and good in the milder months, but it takes a little extra planning to pull off in winter

The pieces we kept coming back to

More than two decades in the making, Big Snow is the first indoor ski area in North America. Now the question is: Can it attract enough skiers to survive?

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

A well-packed ski bag can mean the difference between an epic holiday and trashed gear. Here's how to do it right.

These boots have two millimeters of neoprene-like insulation, so they’re ideal for yard work on a cold, wet day. The undersides of your feet will stay protected from sharp, surprise objects, thanks to the wide steel shank built into the sole.

20 pieces we'll be using on the mountain this winter

After a long day on the slopes, these 7 moves (which can be done at the bar) will help you recover and stay injury-free

Whether you're staying in a bare-bones A-frame or a decked-out Airbnb, these carry-on-friendly additions will turn any ski cabin into a cozy winter getaway

You don't need mountain trails out your door to get your boots ready for a big hike

Comfort and style as you go from lift lines to bar limes

You can’t spend every day chasing powder stashes

The year’s best powder hounds

Because remote, untracked snow is worth the effort

Bring home the bacon. Or venison or turkey.

Fall clothes that look as good as they work

Our Gear Guy put five well-known brands of snow boots through the wringer and these kicks ranked second in the test. The seam-sealed waxed-canvas upper and rubber bottom are completely waterproof and the nine-millimeter felt liner is removable for easy washing and drying.

As Wyn Wiley, the creator of the drag-queen Instagram star, explains, it all started when he grabbed some six-inch heels buried in his closet and decided to take a risk

One company thinks it can solve the global algae crisis by making sneakers from sludge

Stay comfortable on the trail, whether you're out for two days or ten

Your pops is a good man. Get him something that will last.

Lightweight, breathable and durable, Blundstone's Women’s Active Series boots are great for going from work to the trail

Lightweight hikers that command the path

Gear so capable, the trout will practically come to you

Gear so capable, the trout will practically come to you