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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.
It’s been a couple of months since Charlie and Josh packed up their belongings and hit the road. Now, they’re halfway through a trip of a lifetime, ticking off all 15 UK national parks on the way.
Outdoor Life
On the road: catching up with Wandering Home

It’s been a couple of months since Charlie and Josh packed up their belongings and hit the road. Now, they’re halfway through a trip of a lifetime, ticking off all 15 UK national parks on the way.

Often referred to as ecotherapy, a growing number of psychologists have started to incorporate nature-based methods into their practices.
Outdoor Life
ECOTHERAPY: WHY SPENDING TIME OUTSIDE IS HEALING

Often referred to as ecotherapy, a growing number of psychologists have started to incorporate nature-based methods into their practices.

Whether you’re completely new to running and trying to figure out where to start, here are some of the most compelling reasons to get into trail running.
Trail Running
TRAIL RUNNING VS. ROAD RUNNING: WHICH ONE WINS? (HINT: IT’S TRAIL RUNNING)

Whether you’re completely new to running and trying to figure out where to start, here are some of the most compelling reasons to get into trail running.

With years of experience and a passion for the discipline, trail running coach Caroline Freslon gives key pieces of advice to start trail running.
Trail Running
How to Trail Run

With years of experience and a passion for the discipline, trail running coach Caroline Freslon gives key pieces of advice to start trail running.

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?
Gear
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?

Ever thought about just packing it all in, stuffing all your belongings into a camper van and hitting the road? Well, ex-Londoners Charlie and Josh have done just that.
Outdoor Life
Meet the couple living your van life dream

Ever thought about just packing it all in, stuffing all your belongings into a camper van and hitting the road? Well, ex-Londoners Charlie and Josh have done just that.

For photographer and digital artist Monica Carvalho, transforming ordinary everyday items into extraordinary and surreal pieces of art is a passion.
Urban Lifestyle
Ways you Didn’t Know the City Could Inspire You

For photographer and digital artist Monica Carvalho, transforming ordinary everyday items into extraordinary and surreal pieces of art is a passion.

Whether embarking on an off-grid adventure or simply stepping into the backyard, here’s everything you need to know about creating the perfect outdoor workspace
Outdoor Life
How to Set up an Outdoor Office

Whether embarking on an off-grid adventure or simply stepping into the backyard, here’s everything you need to know about creating the perfect outdoor workspace

Lukas Irmler is considered one of the world‘s best Slackliners. We caught up with him to find out a little more about him, and the sport he loves so much. 
Ask the Pros
Meet Lukas Irmler, the Newest Addition to the Columbia Sportswear Ambassador Team

Lukas Irmler is considered one of the world‘s best Slackliners. We caught up with him to find out a little more about him, and the sport he loves so much. 

In honor of our fierce founder Gert Boyle, we’ve revamped our outdoor guide to bring you in-depth stories and expert advice for all of your outdoor adventures.
Outdoor Life
Columbia’s New Tough Mother Outdoor Guide

In honor of our fierce founder Gert Boyle, we’ve revamped our outdoor guide to bring you in-depth stories and expert advice for all of your outdoor adventures.