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The outdoors are for everyone. Whether you're an expert trail runner, newbie backpacker, powder hound, or first-time angler, our how-to (and how-not-to) articles offer useful tips for getting outside.
Earlier this week, Columbia Sportswear launched Omni-Heat Black Dot technology. The new gear follows a long history of humans innovating clever ways to stay warm outside—but it’s never been done like this.
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How Science Is Making Winter Jackets Warmer Than Ever

Earlier this week, Columbia Sportswear launched Omni-Heat Black Dot technology. The new gear follows a long history of humans innovating clever ways to stay warm outside—but it’s never been done like this.

Whether you’re already a winter adventurer or you want to be, here arethe best tips for staying warm for every activity, and the specific gear you need to do it properly.
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How To Stay Warm This Winter: Tips For Every Outdoor Activity

Whether you’re already a winter adventurer or you want to be, here arethe best tips for staying warm for every activity, and the specific gear you need to do it properly.

Need gear that protects you from the sun? We’ve got it covered.
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UPF and You - How It Works

Need gear that protects you from the sun? We’ve got it covered.

Find out what separates water-repellent, water-resistant, and waterproof gear.
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How to Stay Dry: Types of Waterproofing

Find out what separates water-repellent, water-resistant, and waterproof gear.

What to pack when you only get one layer to rule them all.
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Gear Guide: The One Jacket Vacation

What to pack when you only get one layer to rule them all.