The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that the products can release harmful magnets when the closure systems degrade or fail
Skip the dozen roses and expensive dinner out. With these 11 ideas under $100, give each other the gift of adventure instead.
New year, new gear
A consumer advocacy group’s recent report raises urgent health questions about other next-to-skin layers
Late fall turned out some inclement weather for our first-ever Gear Summit—but that just meant good conditions for testing products from 28 brands
We’re embracing the change
Galadriel—we’ve got notes
Cooler temps have arrived and we’re loving it
It will now be known as “high pile,” the company announces
What we used to hit our summer stride
You’ll be shocked to hear we were outside
There’s thinking outside the box, and then there’s using the box to create something entirely new. That’s the kind of innovation Nicole McLaughlin puts into her work.
Dads come in all varieties. One of Outside’s gear dads has the perfect Father’s Day gift idea for each.
Spoil him with these thoughtful items
Our picks for Outdoor Retailer Gear of the Show flip old ideas on their heads
One month and 26,000 votes after kicking off our favored footwear tournament, we have a victor
341 products, 150-plus testers, and thousands of hours outdoors—this is your ultimate gear resource
Six contenders have fallen from the mix. It all comes down to this. Your vote decides the outcome.
Jorts, Hawaiian shirts, sandals—we’re frolicking
We’ll include our favorite submissions in an Outside Instagram post
Chaco and Teva storm into the second round, while an upset shocks the Crocs camp
And how it will affect us all
The apparel, equipment, and gear that Outside staffers and contributors are gifting to Mom
Score sunglasses, fire pits, water bottles, and more at a discount until midnight tonight
Hey, spring, didn’t see you there
Show your love for Outside with caps, apparel, drinkware, and more
Despite public pressure to stay out of Utah, the outdoor industry’s largest trade show will leave Denver and relocate to its former home in Salt Lake City in 2023
Should you leave your store unattended? One daring outdoor clothing brand says the practice has boosted trust—and sales.
A few winter flurries had the Outside staff reaching for some cozy booties, cherished beanies, and near-perfect ski boots
Eco-conscious shopping is hard. Here’s what you need to know about the ten most common standards
What we used to start the year right
We want to be the best outdoor gear resource on the planet. Help us get there.
The wait for winter is over. Here’s the gear that helped our editors stay warm, festive, and active over the holidays.
Tips to navigate the outdoor industry’s gear shortage
And there’s no end in sight
November usually means the onset of winter, but much of the country is experiencing dry and unseasonably warm weather. Here’s what Outside editors have been using to pass the time until snow season.
He’s tested them, now they’re on sale
New and existing members receive an annual credit to the Outside Shop
Like proud (and anxious) parents, we’re watching the outdoor market grow up fast
Is it the most underrated month of the year?
It’s easy to spot, but hard to avoid
A month of high-profile acquisitions indicates investors are bullish on the long-term strength of the outdoor economy, even as the industry itself struggles to keep pace with the maturing moral ethos of outdoor consumers
Is there a more universally loved month in the outdoor world?
From running blades to $16,000 handbikes, high-tech gear helped athletes shatter records in Tokyo
One of our favorite adventure travel brands will be relegated to the gilded halls of Ebay by the end of the year
Summer is fleeting
With a pair of Army SPECS and a little ingenuity, Pit Viper’s cofounders built a brand that nobody could have predicted
Versatility is the name of the game with these yet to be released items
Our Outdoor Retailer Gear of Show picks are all items that make life outside easier
It’s obviously summer
When an oil company targeted the North Face with a tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign accusing the brand of hypocritical climate activism, it served as a reminder of the contentious—yet partially codependent—relationship between the outdoor and fossil fuel industries
Outside+ members can ask a gear editor anything for a chance to receive a response in our monthly column
Summer is here. This is what we’re using to stay cool—in every sense of the word.
How Polartec revolutionized outdoor adventure with technical fabric innovation
Our testers put these items through the wringer, and now they’re discounted…
Shorts, tees, swimsuits, gin... must be almost summer!
Gear up for summer adventures with these killer deals
Enter for a chance to win one of our 80+ adventure-ready prizes featured in our 2021 Summer Buyer's Guide.
It’s time for shorts, bikes, and—waffles?
They might not splurge on these items for themselves, so do it for them
Pre-owned gear is easier on the planet and your bank account
Hydrow’s next-gen rowing machines are helping more people discover that rowing is the ideal mix of cardio and strength training—and the best way to cross-train for virtually any outdoor sport
Spring has sprung, and we’re excited about it
We can’t wait to try these innovative items
We combed through hundreds of products to pick these three
Favorites include fire pits, food, and coffee
The items we're using to stay outdoors—and keep cozy when we come in
Here are the products that got us over the 2020 finish line
Top picks from the person who's tried everything
Not only do we love these items, but they might be hard to find in stock during the holidays
Masks, slippers, and shackets—what else do you need?
Each weekday starting on December 1, we'll be sharing one bomber gear deal that we think is worth snagging
Whether you're shopping for others or yourself, these sales are the best opportunities to save big on gear this year
Whether you're shopping for a skier, dog lover, or hiker, we've got you covered—regardless of your budget
What was promoted as an innovative new online event has come to a halt as employees and contractors allege missed payments
We'll be combing the site for the steepest discounts, so you don't have to
As summer gives way to fall, these are the items that our staff has been reaching for time and again
Ryan Gellert, who has overseen the brand's business across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa since 2014, will run the company
A handful of big insulation brands are suddenly raising the bar for premium down. What changed?