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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.
The weather is getting colder but the pandemic hasn’t gone away. If we can’t sit on patios or hang out in sunny parks anymore, how will we be social? Check out this list of ideas.
Gear
How To Still Have A Social Life This Fall (Hint: Take The Fun Outside)

The weather is getting colder but the pandemic hasn’t gone away. If we can’t sit on patios or hang out in sunny parks anymore, how will we be social? Check out this list of ideas.

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.
Gear
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.

During lockdown, gym rats discovered hiking as exercise. Now they say they’re never going back. Learn the benefits of exercising outdoors over working out at the gym.
Hiking
In A Post-Quarantine World, Nature Is The New Gym

During lockdown, gym rats discovered hiking as exercise. Now they say they’re never going back. Learn the benefits of exercising outdoors over working out at the gym.

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.
Gear
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.

Three adventure-seeking women tell their stories about solo hiking in remote wilderness spaces: the reasons they go, the objections they sometimes get—and why they keep doing it anyway
Hiking
A WOMAN ALONE IN THE WILD: 12 PRINCIPLES OF SOLO HIKING

Three adventure-seeking women tell their stories about solo hiking in remote wilderness spaces: the reasons they go, the objections they sometimes get—and why they keep doing it anyway

Whether you’re a diehard survivalist or a casual weekend warrior, chances are that if you’ve ever done anything remotely outdoorsy, you already know what hiking boots are.
Hiking
HIKING BOOTS VS HIKING SHOES: THE SHOWDOWN

Whether you’re a diehard survivalist or a casual weekend warrior, chances are that if you’ve ever done anything remotely outdoorsy, you already know what hiking boots are.

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

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

Ready for this? Of course you are, from diaper disasters to pre-teen tantrums.
Hiking
Tips for Hiking with Kids

Ready for this? Of course you are, from diaper disasters to pre-teen tantrums.

The country star and PFG ambassador talks music, fishing, and the upside to downtime.
Fishing
Luke Combs: Life in the Reel World

The country star and PFG ambassador talks music, fishing, and the upside to downtime.

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

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