Rock Climbing

Mountain guide Jessica Baker breaks down the latest snow science discoveries.

Already Ready To Ditch Your New Year’s Resolutions? Try This.

Mountain guide Emilie Drinkwater swears by goals instead of resolutions—and this year, that means winter climbing in Scotland. [Read More]

Outdoor Research Stands With Industry To Defend Public Lands

CEO Dan Nordstrom signs open letter: Together we can defend our public lands. [Read More]

VIDEO: How To Tie Friction Hitches

Get to know the Auto-Block, Prusik and Klemheist Friction Hitches. [Read More]

VIDEO: How To Set Up A Top-Managed Belay Site

Climbing in a canyon like the Ouray Ice Park? Learn how to belay from above. [Read More]

Designed By Adventure: The Cathode Hooded Jacket And Vest

For changing conditions, the Cathode Hooded Jacket and Vest nail it with synthetic insulation and flexibility. [Read More]

How To Care For A Down Jacket

Show your puffy a little love so it will keep you warmer longer. [Read More]

The Dirtbag’s Guide To Cast Iron Cooking

Plan to #OptOutside for Thanksgiving? Better get your Dutch oven game on. [Read More]

Answering The Siren Call Of An “In A Day” Attempt In Greenland

Sometimes the inspiration—er, wine—makes you feel psyched and bold. But Greenland's granite giants are a formidable foe. [Read More]