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.
Stay a head above the rest
The popular running lids can't always take the heat. These are the exceptions.
The Vantage Point is a full mesh trucker that has more structure than your typical running hat, but it’s still built with crushable materials, so you can pack it away without ruining it. It dries fast and fits any head thanks to a snapback fit that has an extra elastic…
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You might think a down-puffy beanie is overkill, but it still made our list of favorite winter hats. “The Transcendent might be the warmest hat in your quiver thanks to the 650-fill down stuffed inside the ripstop poly shell,” wrote contributor Graham Averill.
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At the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market last week, these five products costing less than $50 caught our eye with their affordable capability
Featured in our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide as one of the best pieces of sun protection gear, this hat is UPF 50+ and has a “generous four-inch brim that’s lined with black cotton fabric to cut glare and provide solid shade for your face, neck, and shoulders,” writes our…
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We love trucker hats for their sun-blocking prowess. But they’re often bulky and hard to stuff in a pack. The ball cap-style Horizon has a bill that folds down the middle into the size of a hotdog, fitting easily in a back pocket and, yes, a pack too.
Busting people for their style miscues is a beloved pastime in outdoor communities. But in the Instagram era, the practice has us sadly all dressing the same.
It seems like every week one of our writers praises the performance qualities of the Buff. Made from soft polyester microfiber, you can use it as a neck warmer, twist the ends together to make a hat, or even wear it as a bandana.
This hat is fully insulated, with fold-down earflaps and a Velcro chin strap. The brushed-microfiber outer fabric offers UPF 40 sun protection.
Don’t knock them until you try them. Made from down insulation and a DWR-coated nylon shell, the behind-the-head design helps the 180’s fit comfortably over your ears and can be worn with other headwear and head protection.
We don't get the day off from school anymore, but warm clothes and a few accessories can still make storms fun
Keep your hair dry and out of your face with this waterproof cap. The reflective logo increases your visibility during early-morning or nighttime runs.
The Carhartt Ear Flap Cap is a cold-weather essential
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A worthy beanie keeps your dome warm, vents sweat, and doesn't look dorky
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Frozen dome? Try one of these.
It’s allegedly as strong as a typical cycling lid, but it looks like a baseball cap and squishes down to the size of a water bottle
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Stay cool, look good
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We’ve already let go of the idea that cyclists should pretend to be drivers. Maybe it’s time to let go of our fixation on safety gear as well.
A good hat will keep your kids happy on the ski hill
Rain or shine, snow or sleet, the Coal Stanley has you covered
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Here's everything he relied on while blazing up the trail
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Put something good on your head
The trucker hat is an essential piece of kit here at Outside. We use them to keep the sun off our faces on the skin track and the sweat out of our eyes during post-work trail runs. Plus, they always go well with the de facto office uniform: a flannel and jeans. Here are eight of our favorites.
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Layer up with this kit to stay warm, and happy, on your ride into work.
Getting into paddling is a good call. Blowing your money on unnecessary gear is not. Here’s exactly what you need.
If you plan to run this summer, you better have a hat. Here are our five favorites.
The classic cowboy hat comes home.
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Let your friends know you care (and didn't totally forget about them)
You'll need lots of plaid, flannel, a pair of work boots, and a cap. With earflaps.
Yes, sun hats are one of the most effective ways to prevent skin cancer. But did you know they can also keep the heat from zapping your energy? During my decade as a raft guide, I found I was much more energetic at the end of the day when I…
I ran my first ultra, The North Face Endurance Challenge 50-Mile on December 7. Save two missing toenails and a pinky toe that looks like it belongs on a cadaver, I think I am far enough away from the pain to write about the gear that helped…
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I can’t seem to find a warm hat I like. They get sweaty when I’m playing hard, then freeze my noggin when I’m standing still.
Frigid temperatures, biting wind, blowing snow—if you’re well outfitted, it doesn’t really matter.
Our five favorite gadgets for everything from recording splits to rocking out, including the New Balance Tri-Viz with four built-into-the-brim LEDs that can operate in three different settings; the Timex Ironman Run Trainer With GPS; and the Motorola Motoactv, a lightweight wristwatch that packs music and heart-rate tracking.
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