The Fish Hunter is actually made for fishing: it’s got a stain-resistant treatment and a knife pocket built into the hip. But the relaxed fit and longer seam (19 inches) means you’ll feel comfortable wearing it in and out of the water.

Vuori blends its recycled polyester (made from plastic bottles) with spandex for a flyweight short that stretches like yoga pants. The inner thighs are perforated for extra breathability, and the shorts have completely stitchless seams for ultimate comfort. The Sonic is built for surfing and swimming, but it’s so comfortable…

Together, Outside and Cairn have expertly curated three limited-release collections for travel, fitness, and water pursuits.

Sea kayaker Pa Arding has suffered two traumatic injuries, but 'Looking Out' shows how she uplifts herself and those around her

Watch the waves, watch your children, and, above all, keep it fun

When one of your best buds is getting married, it calls for something truly epic

In 'Next Gen,' from OARS, president Tyler Wendt​​​​​​​ takes his family on its first multi-day river trip

In 'Road to 100,'​​​​​​​ kayakers Liam Fournier and Aniol Serrasolses set out to drop Ram Falls in the remote Canadian Rockies

An essential item for hikers and travelers, this synthetic towel features a waffle texture that helps it absorb up to eight times its weight in water. Yet wring it out and it’ll dry almost instantly.

Astral has long been our go-to brand for quality life jackets with bang-up features. The Layla is no exception, with a women-specific fit that allows more room in the chest; its slimmer front profile reduces chafing while you’re out on long paddles.

Brian Grubb and his team of drone pilots as they push the boundaries of drone-powered recreation

A boat that can jump out of the water like a dolphin? This I had to try.

Waterlogged, from filmmaker Ben Cox​​​​​​,​ is a reminder that simply spending time outside can be an escape from anxiety

Gear editor Emily walks us through Alpacka Raft's Wolverine during the brand's trip to the Outside office.

What it takes to document one of the world's most treacherous races. Words by Marley Walker.

Forget the all-you-can-eat buffets. These small-ship cruises offer unparalleled access to adventure.

Tough and waterproof, it fits everything you need for a day

It’s waterproof, burly, and ready for the worst

It was 1994 and writer, director, and photographer Jeff Johnson was a lifeguard on Oahu when 30-foot waves started detonating on the reef.

First Leap follows cliff jumper Travis Sims as he looks for new diving holes deep in the woods of Colorado.

Elemental is a seascape film from photographers Armaand Djicks and Ray Collins who are creating their own medium called ‘cinescapes’.

On the morning of May 10, 2017, three whitewater kayakers embarked on a 24-hour expedition to paddle 300 miles.

Surfer Josie Prendergast has been surfing the waves around Siargao for her entire life.

In 2017, Hawaiian lawmakers removed liability protections for lifeguards exposing them to risk of lawsuits.

In Today’s Harvest from surf brand Superbrand surfer Clay Marzo shares some outtakes from his upcoming film, This is Clay.

First screened at the National Paddling Film Festival, Heart of Dampness took home their best of award back in 1988. Enjoy a little throwback. 

From Take Shelter Productions, Brrr follows a group of warm weather surfers from Hawaii—including Albee Layer, Kain Daly, and Hank Gaskell—as they go out of their element into the cold waters off the southern coast of New Zealand.

If our February feature of Kai Lenny hasn’t convinced you that he was born to be on, in, and above the water then this video from Hurley might.

From filmmaker Taylor Walker and photographers Chris Shane, Jamie Walter, and Cait Bourgeault Monumental shares their journey circumnavigating Maine's newest national monument Katahdin Woods and Waters.

Into the Deep Unknown ​​​​​​​from research institute Biographic follows deep-sea biologist Diva Amon as she showcases what the earth looks like at 3,280 feet below sea level.

Off the coast of Baja lies an oasis of spearfishing opportunities. For professional spearfisherman Pete Correale, this means he can satisfy his itch to be in the ocean every day.

Writer Kevin Fedarko went looking for meaning in the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He ended up in charge of a boat full of poop.

Royal Carribean and Snapchat teamed up to develop a scuba mask with built-in Snapchat Spectacles.

Canada has a world renowned river wave. It's remote and less than dependable for its conditions, but when it's firing - well you be the judge.

Though he's a married man, Landon Mace finds that theres only one thing on his mind, trout.

Behind the Sun from filmmaker Matt Kleiner follows 3 Time World Champion Surfer Mick Fanning during the shooting of an episode of Red Bull's Chasing the Shot.

From Filmmakers Johny Mourgue and Simon Oxley 'Forwards Ever, Backwards Never' explores the kind of bravery it takes to overcome a lifelong fear.

Filmmaker Arvids Baranovs of Eaglewood Films loaded up his family of four and headed to the Portugal coast. In search of some finer weather than early spring in Latvia can provide, they caught a glimpse of solitude on the mainland Europe's western region.

When Jack O'Neill passed on June 1, 2017, the surf industry lost one of their most "affable pirates".

Keenan was a legend in the sport—and is the first rescue diver to die while freediving

The race takes place on a section of the Payette River in Idaho known as Jacob’s Ladder, which is famous for its massive features. This year, the record runoff had some competitors worried.

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