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What does UPF Mean?

You’re probably aware how damaging the sun’s rays can be—that’s why sunscreen is on every packing list for every outdoor
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Welcome to the Team Georgia Astle

We're proud to announce Georgia Astle as the newest member of the Outdoor Research athlete team. Hailing from Whistler, B.C.,
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Freewheel Mountain Bike Reviews are Rolling in!

You might have heard we have officially launched our much anticipated Freewheel Mountain Bike collection! Born from the trails of
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How to Wash Your Down Jacket

As an outdoorsperson, or someone just trying to stay warm, your down jacket is likely one of your most prized
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What Does Down Fill Power Mean?

If you are in the market for a new down jacket, most likely you are already overwhelmed by the number
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What’s The Difference Between Plus Size, Extended Size, and Straight Size?

Did you know we offer technical outdoor apparel from extended and women’s plus size options from XXS – 4X to
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Wondering What to Wear Spring Skiing and Touring?

The best breathable, stretchy, and lightweight jackets, base layers, gloves, and accessories for your spring ski tours. Spring skiing combines
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Top 3 Trail Etiquette Tips to Be Aware of This Summer 

Summer trail season is here! Hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders are hitting the trails...
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Sun Protection 101: 3 Tips for a Safe and Fun Summer

Sun protection is a year-round endeavor. Ideally, you should wear sunscreen and other forms of su...
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sustainability

Renewable Energy Certificates

Renewable energy is an essential part of the global energy landscape. In concert with our continu...
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Embracing the Shoulder Season: Essential Gear to Get Outside

If you refuse to let rain, mud, wind or snow put a twist into your outdoor adventures, welcome to...
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athletes

OR x EVAC Carryout Duffel 65L by Sean Pettit

We collaborated with freeride skiing legend Sean Pettit on a limited-edition graphic version of o...
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featured gear & tips

What does UPF Mean?

You’re probably aware how damaging the sun’s rays can be—that’s why sunscreen is on every packing...
4 Min Read
athletes featured

Welcome to the Team Georgia Astle

We're proud to announce Georgia Astle as the newest member of the Outdoor Research athlete team. ...
16 Min Read
gear & tips trail

Best Gloves For Hiking In The Rain

Hiking in the rain can be a joy—or misery. It all depends on your gear and your attitude. Freezi...
sustainability

Process Driven Responsibility

Sustainable business is a complex topic. Outdoor companies, innately connected with the natural e...
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OOO: Outdoor Research Ski Day

One of the primary reasons many Outdoor Research employees work in the outdoor industry is their ...
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Freewheel Mountain Bike Reviews are Rolling in!

You might have heard we have officially launched our much anticipated Freewheel Mountain Bike col...
9 Min Read
gear & tips trail

How to Prepare for Your First Mountain Bike Ride

Starting a new sport, can bring a mix of excitement and a bit of intimidation all at the same tim...
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