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The gearmaker's new Denver retail store is now lending ski and snowboard apparel in partnership with Awayco

Style for when you descend from the mountains

It has everything to do with odor control

Housed in an old bank, this three-year-old shop is preserving the past while outfitting all levels of adventurers

Gently used apparel and a new upcycled line are available at the Boulder storefront

10 ways to prepare for a single-use plastic-free Outdoor Retailer show

Outdoor brands use temporary brick-and-mortar locations to engage with customers during the busiest time of the year for retail

The Micro Puff was our favorite jacket of 2018 because there’s a lot to love about this warm, super-light piece. “The PlumaFill is tacked between sheets of ten-denier nylon fabric in long strands, so it won’t shift and create cold spots,” our tester wrote.

The trick to staying the right temperature this time of year? Bring smart options.

The company discovered a way to cure insulation without thermal ovens, the widely used method

Patagonia's latest film explores the troubling takeover of fish bred by man

One tee to rule the trail—and to wear to the bar

Inspired by the Plastic Impact Alliance, Patagonia took a hard internal look at its own trade show footprint to discover ways to improve its zero-waste efforts. Here's a recap of what they found, and what we can all learn from it

Rejoice, dudes. We can finally wear tops that aren't t-shirts

Ridgeway was a force to be reckoned with, and over more than three decades with Patagonia helped pioneer its iconic aesthetic

Plus, data on how the outdoor industry rallied around kicking plastic out of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market last month

We focused on comfort, stretch, and how well they fought off sweat and stink

Products we love, from camping utensils to a revamped Patagonia cap, all costing less than 50 bucks

It was the first climbing pack of its kind in the U.S. and has been copied by brands big and small. Now's your chance to buy an original.

Patagonia alleges that Anheuser-Busch is deliberately trying to confuse beer drinkers and profiting off the outdoor retailer's reputation as a sustainable company

The 1,900-mile-long thru-hike winds through the southern Andes from Santiago to the climbing mecca of Mount Fitz Roy. To complete it, adventurers need a lot more than physical stamina.

Meet the newest trend in full-service trip planning: surprise travel. You won't find out where you're going until it's time to go.

There's no such thing as one jacket that's good for everything. But the Patagonia R1 TechFace hoody ($169) comes pretty damn close

Be cautious, but don't let small things scare you away from a deal

Jim Reynolds is a name you’ve likely never heard, but his free-soloing feats top those of Alex Honnold—if not in difficulty, then in length, commitment, and style

Sure, it makes my daughter adorable. But it's also everything a parent could want in a winter suit for their outdoorsy toddler.

The 50 coolest new products of the season, ranked

The hiking duo Her Odyssey highlight their journey from Patagonia to Colombia by nonmotorized travel

Yes, we realize it's an ad, but we love it anyway

The lengths to which the Utah Congressman will go to avoid addressing the real issues are getting laughably extraordinary

A layer for chilly (but not frigid) days that looks even better than it performs

Say what you will about the movie itself, but Sandra Bullock's character has apocalypse-wear nailed down

Yvon Chouinard and Patagonia Provisions plan to save the environment by changing how you eat

Can one shirt have it all—technical chops and good looks?

Indie design shops are working quietly in the background on many of the best products out there (think of Patagonia's Black Hole duffle). But the gear companies don't want you to know that.

The e-retailer’s employees are equipment junkies and data nerds. Heed their buying advice.

Photographers Hamish Waterhouse and Hannah Chisnall purchased this van, dubbed Mowag, to travel across South America

Tough fabrics, comfortable suspension, and intelligent gear storage make these haulers stand out

The brand has significant stakes in Montana and Nevada—too many to stay silent

In what might be a first for any American company, the clothing brand has endorsed two Senate candidates

Patagonia's founder reminds us that democracy requires showing up. 

Thanks to a deep focus on fit and function, the women’s workwear industry is booming

The Time to Vote campaign, which includes almost 150 companies, gives employees time off to vote in the midterm elections

Ramón Navarro chases swells around the world. Here's the carry-on gear that helps him get it done.

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

As the U.S. battles over the fate of public lands, the Chilean government and Kristine Tompkins are doing something extraordinary down in Patagonia—setting aside millions of acres for stunning new national parks. And they aren't done yet.

From Advil Liqui-Gels to essential footwear—these are our daily must-haves

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.

The e-commerce behemoth is on its way to becoming the biggest marketplace for outdoor-recreation products and its influence over the industry grows every day. Is this the apocalypse for the shops and brands that have fueled our love of adventure? Or can they learn to fight back without destroying one another?

Besides your hiking boots, your daypack is your most-used piece of gear. These are our favorites.

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

Holly "Cargo" Harrison survived a heart attack and a grizzly bear attack and now holds one of the most substantial FKTs ever

Yeah, I'm a sucker for the latest, greatest hardcore equipment, but this everyday stuff is invaluable

Collaboration is key as brands and organizations think outside the box for more creative and sustainable packaging options for its products

We took a n00b friend into the backcountry and shot video

Nate Porter, owner of Colorado’s Salida Mountain Sports, makes a plea with vendors to think about the way they ship product and create their marketing materials

Say goodbye to too-wide, unstable boots. These are built for women's feet from the ground up.

Plus dos and don’ts for scoring great deals on used equipment

Mother's Day is May 13. Are you ready?

Fight the spring showers with these jackets

Any of these four jackets could save your skin

What was it Abraham Lincoln said about a house divided? When a vendor’s internal channels compete, everybody loses—but when they work as a team, businesses thrive

How people who make a living playing outside protect themselves from sun, rain, and sweat

Part of the company's unique new workwear line, this apron is made from heavy hemp canvas and is just right for summer barbecues

She worked tirelessly with her husband to conserve one of the last wild places on earth. Since his tragic death, she's worked even harder.

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

The clothing company has, once again, come out against the Trump Administration for its handling of public lands

Utah State and other colleges offer students the chance to get a step ahead in the outdoor industry

Naming your favorite outdoor gear is more complicated than you'd think

Patagonia's Christie Fong divulges why the outdoors is such a major part of her life

While dams are being decommissioned throughout the developed world, activists are descending on Albania to fight for the Vjosa River.