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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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How To Wash GORE-TEX®

Wet and wintry weather is just around the corner. But before you head out on a hike up Royal Basi...
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How To Layer With Down

A puffy down jacket is perhaps the linchpin of every outdoors person’s wardrobe and knowing ...
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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 t...
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Outdoor Research Climate Goals

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Science Based Targets Initiative Gre...
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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 opt...
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gear & tips mountain

Which Heated Glove Is Right For You?

When you set out to explore the coldest, harshest environments on the planet, nothing should h...
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How To Choose A Rain Jacket

We've all been there: Psyched for our next trip, shopping for the gear we'll need—but not quite ...
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gear & tips sustainability

What Are PFAS?

At Outdoor Research, our goal is to provide our customers with elite outdoor apparel through sust...
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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...
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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...