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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.
Debuting in jackets this fall, the innovative gold material is the latest in the Omni-Heat™ family of cold-weather fabrics.
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WINTER JACKETS JUST GOT EVEN WARMER THANKS TO THIS GOLD SPACE SUIT MATERIAL

Debuting in jackets this fall, the innovative gold material is the latest in the Omni-Heat™ family of cold-weather fabrics.

Father’s Day is on the horizon, but what do you get for an adventure seeking, outdoors loving dad when you run out of socks and flasks to buy?
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Father’s Day gift guide

Father’s Day is on the horizon, but what do you get for an adventure seeking, outdoors loving dad when you run out of socks and flasks to buy?

To help give you a better idea of what to look for when picking out a raincoat, here's a list of helpful questions to ask yourself before you start shopping.
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7 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Raincoats

To help give you a better idea of what to look for when picking out a raincoat, here's a list of helpful questions to ask yourself before you start shopping.

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.
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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.

Outdoor gear is built to be rugged and durable. You just need to know how to take care of it. Check out our tips for outdoor gear maintenance.
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6 Ways To Make Your Outdoor Gear Last Longer

Outdoor gear is built to be rugged and durable. You just need to know how to take care of it. Check out our tips for outdoor gear maintenance.

The best thing you can do for your feet is invest in a pair of high-quality waterproof shoes. But what kind? What qualities should you consider?
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How to find the Right Waterproof Shoe

The best thing you can do for your feet is invest in a pair of high-quality waterproof shoes. But what kind? What qualities should you consider?

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.