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What Are PFAS?

At Outdoor Research, our goal is to provide our customers with elite outdoor apparel through sustainable material sourcing and business
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Down vs. Synthetic Insulation: What’s the difference?

Not all insulation is created equal. Deciding between down and synthetic really comes down to what environment you’re venturing into
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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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Ambassador Favorite Outerwear Kits

Depending on who you ask, the winter months are our favorite time of the year at Outdoor Research...
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Outdoor Research x Adventure Scientists

For the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we’re honoring our planet with a renewed commitment to res...
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Outdoor Research: Our Story

There’s a place inside all of us, a space we try to find when the world is closing in. At Out...

How To Hike More Efficiently

How do thru-hikers cover 20 to 30 miles per day? Not only are they in great shape, but they’re al...

Running in the Heat

How to stay cool, protected, and safe during hot weather runs. ...

Thanks Dad!

In recognition of all the amazing dads out there who sacrificed their powder days to help us le...
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Motherhood & Climbing: A Chat with Legendary Climber Beth Rodden

We recognize the remarkable strength and resilience that mothers possess. For mothers who ar...

Outdoor Research Climate Goals

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Science Based Targets Initiative Gre...