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You wear them all day every day. They should be comfortable.

Flights and hotels are expensive. Your travel kit doesn't have to be.

The pro climber recommended her go-to pieces, and then our writer tested them to find gear that's flattering and durable

Well, not every adventure, but certainly some

It beats the pants off duct tape in so many ways

More and more companies are using recycled products to make gear. And it's great.

Five testers brought 20 pairs of underwear around the world. Here are their favorites.

They're mighty comfy and don't have that sloppy sweatpants look

Stretchy, durable, and stylish—these jeans are a wardrobe staple

Clothes and tools for toiling at the ranch, on the trail, or in your backyard

Our gear contributor's tried-and-true weekend wardrobe

Judy Gross started LightHeart Gear out of her house in 2006. Today, her shelters are favorites of thru-hikers across the country.

Durable materials and touch of stretch make these the comfiest belts around

The North Face's newest running tights use eye-tricking patterns to make women look taller and slimmer. Do they work?

Dress for success when you get snow, rain, and sunshine, all in 24 hours

Tough and functional for those long days on snow

These are the stretchiest, most comfortable jeans we've ever worn

These pants prove that performance materials can look good too

Clothing and a duffel that can be used over and over while still looking polished

Great for working out, hanging out, and even going out in public

Strafe solved the biggest problem with ski bibs for women: an easy way to answer nature's call

Traveling far and wide for powder doesn't have to be an awkward nightmare, thanks to this cleverly designed carry-on

The gear you need to shred all winter long

Shred all winter long with these essentials

Both my girlfriend and I have basically lived in these versatile, tough pants for two months now, for all sorts of outdoor activities

These bottoms work just as well inbounds as they do in the backcountry, and I can't imagine my season without them

From technical, three-layer shells to casual flannels, Basin and Range makes clothes designed for an adventurous lifestyle

Our editor wears them everywhere, from the office to the yard

Your old Carhartts are now fashionable, and outdoor brands are taking note

24 products—for work and play—that we fell in love with this year

There's a dearth of high-performance, heavy duty work gear out there. Patagonia and glove-maker Tougher are trying to change that.

You don't need to get kitted up before every ride

They hit the sweet spot of warmth and wicking, with zero chafe

For those who are always on the road—or just like to keep their closet spartan—we built an outfit that works as well on Friday as it did last Monday.

Crappy weather doesn’t mean you should stay inside

Or how to not freeze your butt off on the chairlift and avoid other ski-day maladies

Fear not winter’s harshest bite with these foul-weather friends

After a full summer of testing, we found great-fitting bottoms that come in short and long lengths and play just as hard as we do

Apparel that looks its best after you’ve put it through your worst

Our former editor on the craziest and least taste-defensible piece he ever assigned

Like running shorts, but tough as nails, these bottoms are made for hard hiking

Can hemp work harder than cotton?

Tackle training walls with this primo kit

A group of Outside editors took advantage of a recent snowstorm to rip around on some of the newest designs for winter 2017-18

In Guadalajara, mariachi echoes through the streets, tacos are a staple provision, and barrels of tequila are made at the nearby Patrón Hacienda.

Who says jeans can't be cut for athletes?

A good party makes the whole day better

The best clothes for our favorite time of year

Layer up with this kit to stay warm, and happy, on your ride into work.

Tough-ass pants: A term for rugged work trousers that are particularly good at handling abuse.

An instrument of mass exhibitionism.

The six swim trunks you should be wearing this summer

Ingenious solutions to make the season's simplest sport even better

Climbers love them, and we ran a half marathon in them to prove that you should, too

Get the most from your time on the water.

How to assemble your first kit.

These 15 progressive companies are making sustainable clothing that looks as great as it wears.

Don’t just throw money at the problem. Master layering—yes, even for summer!—and the outdoors will never be the same.

In college, singer-songwriter David Berkeley filed field dispatches for Let's Go: Alaska.

Jeans that play as nice as they look

You need only the essentials, but make sure you know what to look for

Some companies claim that their clothing can make you burn extra calories. Don't believe the hype.

Forget the forecast. This gear will keep you moving through the toughest season.

You'll need lots of plaid, flannel, a pair of work boots, and a cap. With earflaps.

The hunting, fishing, hiking, and work clothes built for getting dirty.

In a desperate measure to burn surfeit calories, men and women have rushed to stuff their jiggly bits into resistance pants. But can clothing really make a workout any better?

Your guide to looking fly on your morning ride.

Last year, my snowboard pants didn’t work out so well—I was sweaty and wet most days. This season, how do I keep my lower half from becoming a hot mess?

First things first: your pack will be heavier. You’ll be packing more food, fuel, and layers. As for shelter, if you’re not expecting high winds or heavy snowfall, you probably don’t need to upgrade to a four-season tent; a sturdy (read: not ultralight or mostly mesh) three-season model should see you through.

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Summer Buyer's Guide, including the Oakley carry-on roller bag.

Five Ten’s Guide Tennie Canvas is a few ounces lighter than the original but every bit as capable on talus and techy trails.