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The Atacama’s low-maintenance durability and comfort makes me overlook its clunky appearance 

Sponsor Content: Fjällräven

Hiking, like most things, is just better in Sweden. And now with the annual Fjällräven Classics, hikers all over the world can join the fun.

The Melanzana Micro Grid hoodie isn’t just cozy—it’s a real comfort

The outdoor apparel brand was ranked number one against giants such as Amazon, Apple, and Ford

This charming North Carolina mountain town has world-class dining, excellent beer, and plenty of mountains, rivers, and trails to explore

Make money and do the planet a solid by embracing the circular economy

386 products to maximize fun in the sun

Three testers tried eight swimsuits. These came out on top.

Nine testers waded through more than eighty pieces of gear to winnow down the six best products for summer exercise

We tested dozens of pieces of apparel on all types of runs—short and long, slow and fast, road and trail, from New Mexico to New Hampshire. These emerged as our favorites.

Five yogis tested the latest yoga apparel and equipment during dozens of hours of diverse practice to find the pieces that will optimize your yoga experience

We surfed, ran, and swam our hearts out—and these three winners rose to the top

Twelve testers ran, trekked, and squatted in 45 products to find this summer’s best new hiking pants and shorts.

We tested 88 running shorts and tops over hundreds of miles of roads and trails in summer heat and humidity. These 11 kept us feeling the most comfortable, speedy, and stylish.

We wore a dozen different bras for hours of high- and low-impact activities. These were our favorites.

We reviewed 386 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.

We tested 26 products for two months in conditions as hot as 95 degrees. Here’s what rose to the top as our favorites.

14 testers donned 22 Shirts. These 6 proved exceptional.

Twelve testers donned 36 tops to find this summer’s best new shirts, midlayers, and baselayers.

14 testers zipped, cinched, and buckled 18 pants and shorts. These five are the very best.

From road to mountain, these are our favorite cycling kicks of the year

All ski jackets and pants will eventually be available in three fit choices: fitted, regular, and relaxed, and skiers can choose them based on fit and style preference

Made Apparel is on a mission to make better outerwear at competitive prices

Be ready when the snow flies again with these discounted items from our Winter Gear Guide

Fubuki snow boots are the warmest, lightest, and most functional winter boots we’ve ever worn

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

After learning that length is indeed equal to warmth, I now wear a parka for everything but backcountry activities

Our editor has tips for staying warm—but not too toasty

Which is better: a couple of pieces that capably do the job, or an array of options for dialed-in performance?

Being incarcerated at a young age taught the gear designer that we can move past our biggest mistakes—as long as we keep going

It feels silly to be obsessed with a pair of pants, but Proof’s Rovers are really that good 

Cold-weather athletes share their tales, advice, and trailside hacks about polar penis, a rarely-discussed—and yeah, really painful—ailment

Ask yourself these key questions to choose the right ski shell for you

From beanies to toe warmers, here's the best cycling kit for cold-weather commutes

The Mountain Hardwear Kor Airshell Warm is our tester’s new favorite layer

Five cold-weather merino wool pieces that combine superior performance and longevity

Cotton isn’t for the backcountry, but it has a spot everywhere else

Need the nuclear option for staying warm this winter? Reach for one of these five ultra-cozy winter essentials.

Articles editor Frederick Dreier faced a tighter-than-normal budget in 2022. These items helped him enjoy the outdoors without breaking the bank.

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

Stio will open retail stores in Boston, Lake Tahoe, and Bozeman in 2023

A consumer advocacy group’s recent report raises urgent health questions about other next-to-skin layers

Sponsor Content: Columbia

Get ready for your best winter ever with tips from these cold-weather experts

Companies are realizing the business benefits of size inclusivity

From coveralls to boots, these items will have you shooting sharp all day (or night) long

The outdoor giant accuses Gap of willfully copying its Snap-T pullover

Rab reveals new product labels to fight greenwashing, challenging other outdoor companies to follow suit

The lack of appropriate plus-size clothing and equipment is a completely unnecessary barrier to snow sports

I tested apparel from fifteen brands in all kinds of conditions. Here are my eight favorite pieces for autumn trail runs.

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

The ultimate standalone jacket for campfire hangs, cabin lounging, and cold-weather road trips

Sponsor Content: Columbia

Stay warm, stay hydrated, and explore the season’s top national parks

Huckberry is offering up to 30 percent off on some of its best sellers

Spilled beer, freezing temperatures, and post-powder-skiing sweat were no match for these garments

We spent two months testing 25 tops and bottoms. These are the best.

We tested over 25 products to find the best pieces to help you brave the cold and dark more boldly this winter

We tested more than 70 items to find the most effective pieces to keep you warm and dry on the run this winter

We put in over 700 miles testing 70 pieces of running clothing. These are the best.

Seven testers took 45 pairs of sunglasses out into the world. These are the ones that came out on top.

Eight kiddos (and their parents) helped us suss out the best cold-weather apparel for little ones

From cranking on airplanes in New Mexico to working construction in freezing Alaskan conditions, this apparel held up to all our hardest tasks

From herding to hammering, this rough and tumble gear is just as capable as you

We spent two months testing 46 products. These are the best.

We asked 58 testers to put 99 puffies through their paces. These are the best.

Nothing feels better than a bone-dry, ultra-cozy wardrobe change after a bone-chilling day on the slopes

Ten testers checked out 50-plus baselayers to land on this list

Shorts and liners that work for more riders

Put down the checkered top and pick up one of these men's denim shirts

It will now be known as “high pile,” the company announces

Sponsor Content: CB Sports

CB Sports defined skiwear and ski fun. Now the brand is back and better than ever.

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

What we used to hit our summer stride