Terms Of Use

Last Updated: August 1, 2023

By viewing, registering, posting, or in any other way using Outdoorresearch.com, you agree to adhere to these Terms of Use, regardless of whether or not you are registered or logged-in. This agreement is between you ("you" or "your") and Outdoor Research ("we" or "us").


1. Be a grownup (posting is a privilege).

We expect you to post material that is fun, informative, humorous, supportive, thought provoking and real. We expect you to fully and honestly participate in the forum opportunities here in a way that creates a community of people bound by the same passion for human powered adventure. We aren't interested in spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations so don't post them. We expect you will not post material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of another's privacy, or otherwise in violation of ANY law. While we are not actively monitoring posted messages, we reserve the right to remove postings that, in our opinion, do not meet the spirit of these Terms of Use. Please contact us if you feel we should review a particular posting for appropriateness.

2. Respect others (and they will respect you).

You are solely responsible for the content of your messages and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Outdoor Research and any related websites like Outdoorresearch.com. We also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other information we have about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising out of information posted by you. Copyright protection is real and applies to you. If you create a work, you own it. The same applies to someone else's work; they create it, they own it. United States copyright law states that copyright protection subsists, in original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device. If you have any doubts about this, check it out at http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html. This applies to all material posted here including, but not limited to, photos and video clips. Respect the material created and posted here. Do not post any copyrighted material here unless you own the copyright or you have consent from the copyright owner. If you use material which you do not have a right to, you are a thief and we prefer you go to someone else's website.

  1. Assets (all imagery, documents, video, logos, etc…) on this site are either property of Outdoor Research or usage has been granted to Outdoor Research from the copyright owner.
  2. Outdoor Research makes usage of all assets available only to authorized reps, retailers, distributors, media or their authorized third parties.
  3. Assets available on this site must only be used to support the Outdoor Research brand.
  4. Assets provided are not allowed to be modified in any way without explicit authorization from Outdoor Research
  5. Photo credit must be given to photographers listed in IPTC metadata available in the photo files. An example of a photo credit is : Copyright 2011 Outdoor Research
  6. Assets are not available for resale.
  7. Assets are not available for distribution beyond marketing support for Outdoor Research.

3. Password confidentiality.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and shall be responsible for all usage of your user account and/or user name, whether or not you authorized that use. Contact us if you become aware of unauthorized use of your account. Remember that the information posted here is from individuals and has not been approved or reviewed for accuracy by us. If you rely on any information posted here, you do so at your own risk and you will not hold us liable. If you have a commercial connection to a product or company, we expect you to say so when commenting on it. We will amend this Terms of Use from time to time as needed to reflect the ever evolving nature of our business and technology. Revisions will be posted on the site and we expect you to look occasionally. We proudly hail from the Pacific Northwest; Seattle, Washington to be exact. Consequently, any disputes regarding this Agreement shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of Washington.



Many internet users are concerned about the unauthorized usage of their private and confidential information. Outdoor Research may use information internally for advertising and marketing purposes. The Outdoor Research web site has been secured through internal and external systems to reduce the potential threat of criminal activities. We continue to make every effort to ensure that you have a secure shopping experience with Outdoor Research. If you have any concerns, please reach out to us via one of the channels on our Contact pageAll financial transactions on the outdoorresearch.com website are secured via an SSL security certificate using the standard encryption. Credit card numbers and other personal financial information are transferred securely to our credit card processor. Credit card information is not stored permanently on our systems and is only stored for a very short time in order to transfer to our credit card processor.


Last Updated: August 1, 2023

Outdoor Research offers its customers mobile alerts regarding sales, specials offers, events, shopping cart reminders and more by SMS message (the "Service") on 47871. By participating in the Service, you are agreeing to these Terms and to the Outdoor Research Privacy Policy.

The Outdoor Research mobile message service (the "Service") is operated by Outdoor Research (“Outdoor Research”, “we”, or “us”). Your use of the Service constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions (“Mobile Terms”). We may modify or cancel the Service or any of its features without notice. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may also modify these Mobile Terms at any time and your continued use of the Service following the effective date of any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.

By consenting to Outdoor Research’s SMS/text messaging service, you agree to receive recurring SMS/text messages from and on behalf of Outdoor Research through your wireless provider to the mobile number you provided, even if your mobile number is registered on any state or federal Do Not Call list.

Text messages may be sent using an automatic telephone dialing system or other technology. Service-related messages may include updates, alerts, and information (e.g., order updates, account alerts, etc.). Promotional messages may include promotions, specials, and other marketing offers (e.g., cart reminders).

You understand that you do not have to sign up for this program in order to make any purchases, and your consent is not a condition of any purchase with Outdoor Research. Your participation in this program is completely voluntary.


We do not charge for the Service, but you are responsible for all charges and fees associated with text messaging imposed by your wireless provider. Message frequency varies. Message and data rates may apply. Check your mobile plan and contact your wireless provider for details. You are solely responsible for all charges related to SMS/text messages, including charges from your wireless provider.


You may opt-out of the Service at any time. Text the single keyword command STOP to 47871 or click the unsubscribe link (where available) in any text message to cancel. You'll receive a one-time opt-out confirmation text message. No further messages will be sent to your mobile device, unless initiated by you. If you have subscribed to other Outdoor Research mobile message programs and wish to cancel, except where applicable law requires otherwise, you will need to opt out separately from those programs by following the instructions provided in their respective mobile terms. For Service support or assistance, please reach out to us via one of the channels on our Contact page. We may change any short code or telephone number we use to operate the Service at any time and will notify you of these changes. You acknowledge that any messages, including any STOP or HELP requests, you send to a short code or telephone number we have changed may not be received and we will not be responsible for honoring requests made in such messages.

The wireless carriers supported by the Service are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. You agree to provide us with a valid mobile number. If you get a new mobile number, you will need to sign up for the program with your new number.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable for failed, delayed, or misdirected delivery of any information sent through the Service, any errors in such information, and/or any action you may or may not take in reliance on the information or Service.

We respect your right to privacy. To see how we collect and use your personal information, please see our Privacy Notice.

Signing Up and Opting-In to the Service

Enrollment in the Service requires you to provide your mobile phone number and to agree to these terms and conditions. You may not enroll if you are under 18 years old. Before the Service will start, you will need to agree to these Terms. Outdoor Research reserves the right to stop offering the Service at any time with or without notice.

By opting into the Service, you:

A. Authorize Outdoor Research to use auto dialer or non-auto dialed technology to send recurring text messages to the mobile phone number associated with your opt-in (i.e., the number listed on the opt-in form or, if none, the number from which you send the opt-in, or, if none, the number on file for the account associated with your opt-in).

B. Acknowledge that you do not have to agree to receive messages as a condition of purchase.

C. Confirm that you are the subscriber to the relevant phone number or that you are the customary user of that number on a family or business plan and that you are authorized to opt in.

D. Consent to the use of an electronic record to document your opt-in. To request a free paper or email copy of the opt-in or to update our records with your contact information, contact Outdoor Research Customer Service at info@outdoorresearch.com. To view and retain an electronic copy of these Terms or the rest of your opt-in, you will need (i) a device (such as a computer or mobile phone) with Internet access, and (ii) and either a printer or storage space on such device. For an email copy, you'll also need an email account you can access from the device, along with a browser or other software that can display the emails.

Content You May Receive

Once you affirm your choice to opt-in to the Service on 47871, your message frequency may vary. You may receive alerts about:

  1. Sale promotions
  2. Event information
  3. Product launch announcements
  4. Cart reminders

Charges and Carriers

Message and data rates may apply. Please consult your service agreement with your wireless carrier or contact your wireless carrier to determine your phone's pricing plan and the charges for sending and receiving text messages. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any message, data or other charges incurred (usage, subscription, etc.) as a result of using the Service.

Supported carriers are AT & T, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost, Virgin Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Alltel, Cincinnati Bell, Cellcom, C-Spire, nTelos, MetroPCS, and other smaller regional carriers. The Service may not be available on all wireless carriers. Outdoor Research may add or remove any wireless carrier from the Service at any time without notice. Outdoor Research and mobile carriers are not responsible for any undue delays, failure of delivery, or errors in messages.



You can text HELP for help at any time. This will provide you a link to the terms and conditions along with a phone number to call for assistance. You can also reach out to us via one of the channels on our Contact page.

Changes to Terms

These Mobile Terms and Conditions are subject to change at any time without notice.


1) Merchandise availability on our site is not guaranteed as it may be low in stock. If merchandise is not available by the time your order processes, we will notify you of this via email. You will receive a shipping confirmation email once your items have shipped.

2) Outdoor Research reserves the right to cancel any order at any time due to inventory availability, system errors, fraud concerns, or terms and conditions violations.

3) Promotions and Credits include discounts, incentives, offers, and similar opportunities. Promotions and Credits cannot be combined and/or transferred.

4) Discount prices are only valid during sale periods. During sales, stock is limited and only available while supplies last. Sale discounts cannot be combined with other offers. Sale discounts and promotions are not valid on prior purchases, or for items purchased after sale period has ended. Sale discounts have no cash value.


Participating in this program is a privilege and there are guidelines that must be followed. Please note that as a buyer in this program, you must enter into an agreement between Outdoor Research and you, the Buyer. Once accepted, you the Buyer shall not sell Outdoor Research product to any individual, department, team or unit for a profit. At no time should Outdoor Research products be sold or diverted for resale in any environment whatsoever-including but not limited to Internet, swap meets or flea markets etc. Participation includes membership in our email newsletters and notifications to the buying group on special buying programs and offers. A new sales agreement will need to be submitted with the Buyer's first order of every calendar year. The Buyer agrees to these terms with initial purchase.