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In Utah, Christmas-tree lights are a very big deal. Meet the itinerant crew of climbers, river guides, ski bums, trekkers, and thru-hikers who work like super-elves to get ready for the year’s most beautiful holiday.

Who doesn’t have last-minute shopping to do? We have you covered.

Escaping the craziness of the season to head into the wild can sound amazing—right up until that overnight snowstorm crushes your tent.

Most OBJ Index stocks continue an upward trend as 2022 enters the holiday season and comes to a close

From the diehard gear nerd to those new to the sport, we found something for every powder seeker at Backcountry’s winter sale

Music inspired by birds, a volcano film for the big screen, a spiritual manifesto, and more

Don't wait til the last minute—check everyone off your list while these deals last

Score some of the best prices of the year on some of our favorite gear

From November 24 to 27, Rising Hearts—an Indigenous-led grassroots organization—will host the third annual Truthsgiving 4 Miler. The run was created to honor Indigenous history, foster allyship, and share the true history of Thanksgiving during Native American Heritage Month.

From Red Rock to Acadia, and Asheville to Maui, these climbing destination are unforgettable stocking stuffers

Score some of the best prices of the year on some of our favorite gear

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

Make your loved ones’ lives easier with these cutting-edge products

Sponsor Content: Athletic Brewing Company

These festive drinks are fit for every occasion this holiday season

A scary movie and novella for spooky season, ‘House of the Dragon,’ ‘Rings of Power,’ an Outside columnist’s first novel, and more

The apparel, equipment, and gear that Outside staffers and contributors are gifting to Mom

New Year's resolutions are for the birds

More than just stocking stuffers, these nine outdoor gifts may make the day

Be the hero this holiday season with specialty food packages for vegetarians and meat eaters alike

Benchmade’s custom configurator makes ordering a custom blade faster than ever before

What you need to know to deliver the goods

We’ve got the lowdown on the perfect fuel types for your menu. Plus, three recipes for your meal.

Cold water is no obstacle if you’re prepared

For those folks always seeking the competitive edge

The entertainer in your life will love these no-fail products

For those that like their holidays with a serving of lactic acid

He wanted to be the best man he could be. This required some bold and questionable choices.

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

The holiday is a great opportunity to spread the stoke—and the love

Season Equipment is trying to break the cycle of new gear every year

Top picks from the person who's tried everything

In a year gone wrong, do this part of Christmas right

Your holiday reading list, recommended by our editors

Not only do we love these items, but they might be hard to find in stock during the holidays

As any child will tell you, smartwatches are one of the most popular items on holiday lists this year. Be careful what they wish for.

Whether you're shopping for others or yourself, these sales are the best opportunities to save big on gear this year

He's put this gear through its paces, and now it's on sale

Have a feast, dine alfresco, and minimize your risk. Win-win-win.

They'll be ready for whatever the coast can throw at them

Comfort and convenience are key when settling in behind the wheel

She'll be looking and feeling good with these stylish items

Help them deliver the best holiday meal possible

Make sure your exercise lover has what they need to sweat this holiday season

Gifts that any dad will be stoked to get on Father's Day

The massive global demonstrations planned for its 50th anniversary were canceled. Luckily, there's still plenty that environmentalists can do from home.

From poetry to nonfiction, these books celebrate everything we love about our planet

Renowned architect Bjarke Ingels has crafted an epic synthetic slope on top of a massive waste-to-energy plant

Nothing says "I love you" like getting someone a gift they'll use again and again

Some bucket-list destinations will be more budget-friendly than ever this year. Here's where to go to make your dollar stretch.

You survived the chaos of family visits and too many helpings of dessert. Now it's time to recover.

Including a fruitcake you won't hate

Presents you can give no matter how far apart you are

Our wellness columnist on his favorite books of the year

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