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Designed By Adventure: The Superlayer Jacket

Active Insulation: A game-changing combination of ingenious design and cutting-edge insulation technology for breathable warmth [Read More]

Sun Hats from Outdoor Research for UPF Protection

Outdoor Research sun hats combine high-tech fabrics, clever designs and unique features to provide UPF protection. [Read More]

OR Athlete Graham Zimmerman Talks His Perfect Alpine Climbing Kit

Outdoor Research athlete Graham Zimmerman talks his Perfect Alpine Climbing Apparel and Gear [Read More]

Gaiters: What are they, and what are different types for?

Gaiters protect from snow and trail debris, and help keep you focused on hiking, trail running or climbing comfortably. [Read More]

Down vs. Synthetic: What’s the difference between down and synthetic insulation?

How to choose between down and synthetic insulation based on activity and weather conditions. [Read More]

The best gloves for skiing, hiking or ice and alpine climbing

Outdoor Research offers more than 100 different styles of gloves, for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, ice climbing and more. [Read More]

Outdoor Research Employee Favorites

They're more than just favorite products. They're practically the Outdoor Research uniform. [Read More]

What is the difference between GORE-TEX® and GORE® WINDSTOPPER®?

Why we use WINDSTOPPER® technology in jackets, pants and accessories for skiing, hiking, climbing and more. [Read More]