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Everybody outside. In the Tough Mother Outdoor Guide, we promise to keep things simple and deliver reliable, no-nonsense advice and heartfelt articles on how to enjoy the outdoors. See you out there.
Discover the best winter gear featuring Columbia Sportswear’s Omni-Heat Helix™ technology.
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The Best Cold Weather Gear With Omni-Heat Helix

Discover the best winter gear featuring Columbia Sportswear’s Omni-Heat Helix™ technology.

Winter is coming! Learn how to pick the best ski or snowboard pants with this handy guide from Columbia Sportswear.
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How to Choose Ski Pants

Winter is coming! Learn how to pick the best ski or snowboard pants with this handy guide from Columbia Sportswear.

Hitting the open road in your RV or camper van? Columbia Sportswear is here to help with a packing list of everything you need for your next adventure.
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The Complete Packing List for Your RV Camping Adventure

Hitting the open road in your RV or camper van? Columbia Sportswear is here to help with a packing list of everything you need for your next adventure.

Get Ready for Warmer Midlayers With This New Fabric Technology.
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Meet The New Omni-Heat Helix Technology

Get Ready for Warmer Midlayers With This New Fabric Technology.

From the warmest jackets to the quietest vests, here’s a list of Columbia Sportwear’s best hunting gear.
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The Best Hunting Gear to Make Your Trip

From the warmest jackets to the quietest vests, here’s a list of Columbia Sportwear’s best hunting gear.

From puffers to parkas, our handy guide will help you find the right jacket for any weather condition.
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Jacket Required: 6 Types of Outdoor Coats to Know

From puffers to parkas, our handy guide will help you find the right jacket for any weather condition.

From back-to-school bags to travel packs, these are Columbia Sportswear’s best kids backpacks.
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The 5 Best Kids Backpacks

From back-to-school bags to travel packs, these are Columbia Sportswear’s best kids backpacks.

Whether you’re kayaking, rafting, fishing, or paddleboarding, check out Columbia Sportwear's guide on what to pack for a day on the river.
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What to Wear on Your Next River Adventure

Whether you’re kayaking, rafting, fishing, or paddleboarding, check out Columbia Sportwear's guide on what to pack for a day on the river.

From sturdy lace-ups to casual slip-ons, let us help you find the best shoes for fishing and boating.
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The Best Fishing Shoes

From sturdy lace-ups to casual slip-ons, let us help you find the best shoes for fishing and boating.

Whether you’re a beginner hiker or a trail expert, here’s a packing checklist for your next day hike.
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What to Wear Hiking: 10 Essentials to Pack

Whether you’re a beginner hiker or a trail expert, here’s a packing checklist for your next day hike.

From sun-protective clothing to hydration, discover our tips on how to beat the heat on your next trail run.
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How to Stay Cool While Running

From sun-protective clothing to hydration, discover our tips on how to beat the heat on your next trail run.

Searching for the perfect gift for an outdoorsy dad? Columbia Sportswear is here to help with our gift guide for outdoorsy dads.
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The Best Gifts for Outdoorsy Dads

Searching for the perfect gift for an outdoorsy dad? Columbia Sportswear is here to help with our gift guide for outdoorsy dads.

From shirts, shorts, and baselayers to sandals, dresses, and puffy jackets, here’s everything you need this summer to camp in style.
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The Best Summer Camping Outfits

From shirts, shorts, and baselayers to sandals, dresses, and puffy jackets, here’s everything you need this summer to camp in style.

Columbia’s is known for making high quality PFG fishing shirts. Discover our favorites and learn why anglers around the world love our PFG fishing shirts.
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The All-Time Best Columbia PFG Fishing Shirts

Columbia’s is known for making high quality PFG fishing shirts. Discover our favorites and learn why anglers around the world love our PFG fishing shirts.