Design and Tech
These humble blue straps may have been designed for rafting, but their utility is (almost) as limitless as your imagination
The brand with the hard-to-pronounce name has been making industry-leading sports shoes for 125 years
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
Brooks’s innovative Aurora BL gives your feet both comfort and freedom
Donate? Auction? Burn? Experts weigh in on how the apparel giant should navigate its footwear crisis.
Being incarcerated at a young age taught the gear designer that we can move past our biggest mistakes—as long as we keep going
If our half-baked effort resulted in the first Grim Donut going six seconds quicker than a production bike, what would happen if we sat down and took it a bit more seriously?
A primer on how to shop for secondhand gear
Reliable weather apps are crucial for summer adventure-planning, so we spent a month testing dozens to find the best ones
VF Corporation searches for new CEO
High-end materials and designs go mainstream, delivering smooth-rolling, versatile rides for every runner
Rab reveals new product labels to fight greenwashing, challenging other outdoor companies to follow suit
Let’s all get mad about where our cables go in our pedal bikes
It all started with a marine store in Washington and a company called Showa
Over the course of last season, this touring shell impressed us with a combination of serious weight savings and surprising durability
This lightweight, storm-resistant puffy earned an Editor’s Choice award. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Smart upgrades remove most of the frustrations with previous generations of the ubiquitous action camera
The Ultra gets a titanium case, sapphire face, significantly better battery life, and better GPS and off-grid route-tracking features, making it a much more robust backcountry tool
Need to haul a bunch of gear? These devices make it easy.
Nuyarn is the natural fabric heavy sweaters have been waiting for
I’m a Denver Broncos fan. I’m also an environmentalist, outdoorsman, and bike rider who lives in a world that seems increasingly choked with oversized adventure vehicles. Can I really be both?
Where did the brand known for its huge, cushy soles come from—and how did they get on the feet of Britney Spears?
Using vintage vibes, natural fibers, and old-school designs, this Salt Lake City–based manufacturer has inspired a devoted user base—and Instagram fans—all over the world
A small Minnesota company believes it has developed the future of fitness tech. Now it has to teach the rest of us how to use it.
With fabrics created from alga, graphene, and copper, and hoodies built to last a hundred years, two British ad men are creating the apparel and gear of the future
The Revolution Go is an ideal machine for toting your favorite records to picnics, park days, or anywhere else under the sun
We reviewed 341 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.
This portable, packable device will repel mosquitoes no matter where you take it
The brand took its time entering the super-shoe race, but its new, responsive model for marathoners was worth the wait
A recent climate commitment pledge among leading cycling brands conjured an unexpected feeling in our Bike Snob columnist—empathy
The company’s first try took forever to release and wasn’t perfect. Will the new system live up to the hype?
Starlink promises to bring high-speed internet to rural and remote areas currently underserved by wired internet. Naturally, we had to test it.
Should you leave your store unattended? One daring outdoor clothing brand says the practice has boosted trust—and sales.
But is it worth the $700 price tag?
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
This small but mighty Washington-based apparel brand wants to change your mind about what a mountain biker looks like
Eco-conscious shopping is hard. Here’s what you need to know about the ten most common standards
The Bowhead Reach is designed to help those who can’t walk access mountain-bike trails
Gaia Topo lets you download an entire state map in a matter of minutes without hogging your phone’s precious storage space