Fubuki snow boots are the warmest, lightest, and most functional winter boots we’ve ever worn

Our gear director explains what makes the Lightweight Merino Buff a critical part of his daily kit

After learning that length is indeed equal to warmth, I now wear a parka for everything but backcountry activities

Which is better: a couple of pieces that capably do the job, or an array of options for dialed-in performance?

My other boots are gathering dust since I started wearing Blundstone’s Thermal Chelsea Boots

It feels silly to be obsessed with a pair of pants, but Proof’s Rovers are really that good 

Are expensive sunglasses worth it? Two Outside gear editors don’t exactly see eye to eye.

Just as cozy with remarkable technology? Consider me a convert.

We scoured the iconic brand's winter sale and found some of our favorite gear at 40 percent off

The Mountain Hardwear Kor Airshell Warm is our tester’s new favorite layer

Five cold-weather merino wool pieces that combine superior performance and longevity

Others can’t compete with the latest synthetic insulation and rugged construction

Cotton isn’t for the backcountry, but it has a spot everywhere else

From coveralls to boots, these items will have you shooting sharp all day (or night) long

Where most brands pursue light weight and packability, this Montana-based apparel company chases breathability

The ultimate standalone jacket for campfire hangs, cabin lounging, and cold-weather road trips

Packable, reliable, unbelievably warm, and surprisingly affordable

Huckberry is offering up to 30 percent off on some of its best sellers

Spilled beer, freezing temperatures, and post-powder-skiing sweat were no match for these garments

We had 28 testers check out 30+ pairs of bottoms for winter backcountry adventures. These ones rose above.

We spent all winter testing 50+ outer layers in the backcountry. These ones came out on top.

Our top picks feature flattering cuts, durable and weatherproof materials, and functional design choices (read, drop-seats that actually work)

These jackets are designed to weather any and all days at the resort

The year’s best women’s jackets are stylish and don’t mess around when it comes to weathering the cold

We spent two months testing 25 tops and bottoms. These are the best.

We tested over 25 products to find the best pieces to help you brave the cold and dark more boldly this winter

It’s the little, forgettable things that make the difference between a good trip and a bad one

Keep those piggies wiggling, no matter the conditions

Eight kiddos (and their parents) helped us suss out the best cold-weather apparel for little ones

From cranking on airplanes in New Mexico to working construction in freezing Alaskan conditions, this apparel held up to all our hardest tasks

From herding to hammering, this rough and tumble gear is just as capable as you

It all started with a marine store in Washington and a company called Showa

We’ve never encountered a zero-degree puffy this light and packable

Over the course of last season, this touring shell impressed us with a combination of serious weight savings and surprising durability

We spent two months testing 46 products. These are the best.

We asked 58 testers to put 99 puffies through their paces. These are the best.

Nothing feels better than a bone-dry, ultra-cozy wardrobe change after a bone-chilling day on the slopes

Ten testers checked out 50-plus baselayers to land on this list

This lightweight, storm-resistant puffy earned an Editor’s Choice award. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

Put down the checkered top and pick up one of these men's denim shirts

Sponsor Content: Smartwool

Innovations in wool midlayers mean a serious upgrade in comfort, whether you’re backcountry skiing or walking the dog

Sponsor Content: CB Sports

CB Sports defined skiwear and ski fun. Now the brand is back and better than ever.

It’s so dorky to admit you want to look hot, and even more embarrassing to admit that you want to look cool, while sleeping on the ground or hauling your sweaty body up the side of a mountain. Guilty as charged.

Whether you’re hiking or heading to the beach, these six items will keep you protected from UV rays

By repurposing scrap materials into gear, employing resettled refugees, and partnering with leading brands, Adiff is modeling a more sustainable textile industry

An unscientific journey to test Spy's new Discord shades

It’s light, durable, and breathable. What more do you want?

By biomimicking animal fur, gear created with this innovative insulation is as warm as a puffy jacket, more breathable than a fleece, and protects the wearer from bad weather, too

With fabrics created from alga, graphene, and copper, and hoodies built to last a hundred years, two British ad men are creating the apparel and gear of the future

Denim rocks—I don’t hesitate to hop the saddle in a pair of jeans

The fuzzy tops we’re reaching for when summer adventures turn cool

Casual fits for the office, gym, and everywhere in between

The latest pieces of clothing and knowledge that’ll help you get the most from this season’s excursions in the backcountry

Upgrade to these versatile trip staples

Rigorous testing was no match for these pieces

Winning shades for every kind of adventure

This featherlight racerback doesn’t sacrifice support

We adore these easy breezy on-the-road pieces

Fend off water and wind with these breathable, packable jackets

Focus on your session—not your clothes

Focus on your session—not your clothes

Rigorous testing was no match for these pieces

A cool kit for eager little adventurers

The best comfort and performance for all levels of activity

Apparel makers are using exotic materials in the search for planet-friendly fibers, but the products and processes may not be as green as you think

They’re almost never waterproof, and not as warm as other jackets. Why bother?

Next to having a little time to themselves, these are their top wish-list items

Choosing the right puffy is challenging. We’re here to help.

The average woman in the U.S. is a size 16. Here are five gear companies that are actually making clothes for her.

These three pairs of size-inclusive hiking pants stood up to all sorts of outdoorsing

The ski jacket has gotten a major makeover, but don’t worry—it still comes with the same retro design and its signature kangaroo front pocket

The versatile top is a timeless classic. These are our current favorites.

This cheap and effective method for cleaning down will have your garments looking good for years to come

Winter after winter, Outside contributor Kaelyn Lynch had trouble keeping her lower body warm. Until she stumbled onto a pair of puffy pants—then her whole world changed.

These are the products worth snagging at REI’s Holiday Warm Up Sale, which lasts now through December 20.