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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.
Prepare for hiking adventures in the snow with Columbia’s guide to winter hiking.
Hiking
Everything You Need to Know About Hiking in the Snow

Prepare for hiking adventures in the snow with Columbia’s guide to winter hiking.

Learn more about the collaboration between Madhappy and Columbia Sportswear, focused on promoting time outside for your mental health.
Outdoor Life
Mental Health and the Outdoors with Madhappy and Columbia Sportswear

Learn more about the collaboration between Madhappy and Columbia Sportswear, focused on promoting time outside for your mental health.

From exploring snowy trails to adventuring through the back country, Columbia Sportswear is here to help you learn how to get started cross country skiing.
Skiing
How to Get Into Cross Country Skiing

From exploring snowy trails to adventuring through the back country, Columbia Sportswear is here to help you learn how to get started cross country skiing.

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

Discover the story of how one woman’s connection to the outdoors helped her with her battle against breast cancer.
Outdoor Life
The Healing Power of the Outdoors for People with Breast Cancer

Discover the story of how one woman’s connection to the outdoors helped her with her battle against breast cancer.

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

Get Ready for Warmer Midlayers With This New Fabric Technology.

Is wet weather in the forecast for your next camping trip? Stay dry and enjoy your trip with these tips and tricks for camping in the rain.
Outdoor Life
Tips for Camping in the Rain

Is wet weather in the forecast for your next camping trip? Stay dry and enjoy your trip with these tips and tricks for camping in the rain.

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

Learn how to tackle muddy trails with these tips and tricks for trail running in the rain.
Trail Running
12 Tips for Trail Running in the Rain

Learn how to tackle muddy trails with these tips and tricks for trail running in the rain.

Learn how to become a more ethical hiker with our quick-guide to Leave No Trace principles.
Hiking
Leave No Trace: Rules for Hiking Ethics and Etiquette

Learn how to become a more ethical hiker with our quick-guide to Leave No Trace principles.

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

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