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  1. Sizes and Summits: What Really Matters Outdoors?

    Sizes and Summits: What Really Matters Outdoors?

    How one cold night at 9,000 feet taught Outdoor Research Climbing Ambassador Megan Banker that she wanted to help foster belonging in the outdoors.

    *Trigger warning for negative self-image talk*

    “Just leave me here. I’ll take a nap. I’m so tired; I feel like I can’t breathe,” I said as I

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  2. How 5 Everyday Adventurers Contributed to Science

    Ellie Friedmann collects water quality data on the North Fork of the Smith River in Oregon. Credit: Northwest Rafting Co.

    Data they collected are helping save trees, rivers and wildlife.

    Have you ever wished you could add a new level of meaning to your outdoor adventures? Gathering data for scientific research is a great way to do it. Bozeman, Montana-based nonprofit Adventure Scientists can help.

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  3. We’re Getting A Mural—And Giving Back

    We’re Getting A Mural—And Giving Back

    Partnering with UrbanArtworks and local artist Creative Lou, we’re giving back to our community and sprucing up our neighborhood.

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  4. Escaladora: When A Climb Is A Prayer

    Escaladora: When A Climb Is A Prayer

    Sunglasses, hood and helmet sheltered Monserrat Alvarez Matehuala from the cold sun above 17,000 feet—but underneath all that, lots was happening. On top of Iztaccihuatl, Mexico’s third highest peak, emotions were strong.

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  5. Essential: Our Roots In U.S. Manufacturing

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  6. The Archangel Breakthrough: Stretch Alpine Climbing Clothes With No Compromise In Weather Protection

    The Archangel Breakthrough: Stretch Alpine Climbing Clothes With No Compromise In Weather Protection

    Piolet d’Or-winning alpinist Graham Zimmerman collaborated on the new Outdoor Research alpine climbing kit that just might “save your bacon” in bad weather.  Introducing the newest addition to our high alpine climbing collection, for moving quickly and efficiently—even through the most difficult moves—no matter the storms that come your way.

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  7. Need Inspiration To Pursue Your Dreams? Follow Outdoor Research Ambassador Dani Reyes-Acosta

    Dani Reyes-Acosta smiles while carrying her splitboard up a mountain.
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  8. Quinn Mason’s Fire For Climbing

    Quinn Mason’s Fire For Climbing

    There’s a photo of Quinn Mason when she was 9 years old, placing fourth at Youth Nationals, qualifying for the national team. It marks the moment she realized how much she really did care about competition and winning in climbing. Today that photo also symbolizes something else she’s grateful for—and proud of: “Out of all 10 finalists, I think I’m the only one still competing at a high level,” she says, now halfway through high school. 

    She’s a five-time Youth National Climbing Team member and qualified for the 2020 world cups as an adult. But more than wins or sends, Quinn seems to be focused on the longevity aspect of her climbing life. “I’ve had ups and downs, and to have stuck with it to be where I am now—that is my proudest accomplishment.”

    We caught up with Quinn—one of the

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  9. We Need YOU to Help Combat Illegal Logging And Climate Change

    A river flows through a canyon, lined with trees covered in golden leaves.

    Love forests and looking for a practical way to help protect them? Adventure Scientists is looking for outdoor adventurers to help combat illegal logging and climate change by volunteering for science.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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  10. Congrats! Graham Zimmerman Receives Piolet d'Or

    Congrats! Graham Zimmerman Receives Piolet d'Or
    Graham and his team honored for ascent of Link Sar in the Karakoram.
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  11. Outdoor Research x Adventure Scientists

    Outdoor Research x Adventure Scientists
    We're honoring Earth Day’s 50th anniversary with a commitment to the planet.
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  12. Graham Zimmerman, Steve Swenson, Chris Wright and Mark Richey Make First Ascent of Link Sar (7041m) in Central Pakistani Karakoram

    Graham Zimmerman, Steve Swenson, Chris Wright and Mark Richey Make First Ascent of Link Sar (7041m) in Central Pakistani Karakoram
    The team snatches the coveted FA via the Southeast Face (M6+ WI4 90°, 2300m).
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