From performance and high-tech to lifestyle & outdoor ‘fashion’ clothing, for men and women.
Best Backcountry Snow Bibs for Men
Snow bibs and backcountry go together like swallowtails and pow slashes. Whether you ski, snowboard, or splitboard, we’ve found the best men’s snow bibs.
Black Diamond Deal: 50% Off First Light Insulated Jacket
Today only, REI has slashed the price of the Black Diamond First Light insulated jacket in half.
The Best Base Layers: Wool and Synthetic Tops for Any Adventure
Base layers, ultralight to heavyweight, are critical pieces in your winter kit. We sifted through the heap to find 27 of our favorites with options to fit every budget.
Best Women’s Adventure Pants: Hiking, Climbing, and Travel
Here are the best women’s hiking, climbing, and travel pants. Pick a pair and get ready for adventure.
Hike, Run, Travel: Best Women’s Leggings
One-year test: Here are the best women’s leggings — for yoga, hiking, running, travel, and winter — and three tips to keep them healthy.
Icebreaker: History of the ‘Original Natural Base Layer’
A chance meeting with a merino sheep farmer: It was one of those defining moments that marked a new direction for the outdoor industry.
Honnold Wears The North Face Tuxedo to Oscars
The North Face’s one-off bespoke tuxedo wore ‘Free Solo’ star Alex Honnold to a victorious evening at the 91st Academy Awards.
All-Around Deal: Buffs Are 40% Off Through February 25
The versatility of the Buff makes it a must-have for any outdoor kit. And through February 25, they’re 40 percent off.
Turquoise Is the New Pink: I’m Already Over It
Are you not a girl, not yet a woman? Then turquoise might be for you. And if you’re looking at outdoor gear, you’re in bluish-green luck.
Alaska Gear Test: Patagonia M10 Anorak & Galvanized Pants Review
The Patagonia M10 Anorak and Galvanized Pants blend minimalism and performance for hardcore alpine adventures. But these garments took a beating in our Alaskan ice climbing test for this review.
Sock Value: Why I Love Costco’s Kirkland Signature Trail Socks
Sock technology continues to go wild. But I continue to reach for the same Kirkland wool sock — every damn time.
Editor’s Pick: My Favorite Winter Gloves Are 50% Off Right Now
Cold hands suck. So do bulky gloves that turn your fingers into useless pegs. Enter Mountain Standard — maker of the warmest, comfiest gloves I’ve ever owned.
In a Nutshell: Why You’ll Like Patagonia’s New Underwear
Patagonia just launched a line of men’s underwear that may just become your new drawers of choice for outdoor activities and the everyday.
Get In Gear: UofO Sports Product Management Degree Now Available to All
The University of Oregon is educating the next generation of sports and outdoor product management professionals. And now people can get the popular master’s degree from anywhere.
Sitka Gear Releases Women’s Waterfowl Apparel: We Tested It
A three-day waterfowl hunt in Kansas, six hunters, and all the new gear from Sitka’s newly released waterfowl line for women: We’re here to tell you all about it.
Macro Puff Review: Patagonia’s Famous Puffy Gets Puffier
Patagonia: ‘This is the lightest, most packable high-insulation piece we’ve ever made.’
Lightweight Shredder: Patagonia Ascensionist Jacket Review
A svelte profile belies comfort and convenience features that put the Patagonia Ascensionist ahead of lighter-weight shells.
Technical Performance Intimates? MATEK Introduces Racy Baselayer Category
Woman-owned MATEK peddles recycled nylon base layers that slide on like silky pajamas under your ski pants.