Our Directors of Toughness put Columbia Sportswear’s OutDry™ waterproof gear to the ultimate test when they were tasked with hiking through Colombia. FAITH BRIGGS Women’s Titan Peak™ Convertible Pant: If you’re hiking through brush to reach a warm and sandy shore, you can convert this lightweight Titanium pant to shorts with one quick zip. Crafted of 4-wayContinue reading

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  My alarm went off and I rolled over in my sleeping bag and groaned, it was 3:45am. In the darkness of the hut, one of my travel companions groaned, “Mountaineering is stupid” and I laughed as I clicked on my headlamp. It was day four of our weeklong trek into the Sierra Nevada deContinue reading

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While we strive to continually create enduring, iconic, differentiated, and innovative products that enable all of us to enjoy the outdoors longer, we are also committed to our communities and the environments. This means we continue to explore ways to design products more efficiently so that they require less raw materials and fewer components, useContinue reading

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South Florida is famous for its Spanish mackerel runs. These silver-sided fish are generally 1-3 pounds in weight, but the Florida record is a whopping 12 pounds (the world record is 13!). They don’t require as much of a gear commitment as many big game fish-and can be caught with light tackle from spinning, flyContinue reading

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  If you fish, you’ve heard of South Florida. The area is an angler’s paradise with lot of beaches, piers and docks, miles of boating canals, boat ramps and more offshore fishing than a person could cover in two lifetimes. Of course, there are plenty of fishing party boats and fishing tours. Hire a guideContinue reading

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Your Directors of Toughness traveled to Argentina to test out Columbia Sportswear’s new Columbia Montrail gear in El Cruce, a 3-day, 100KM trail running race. Track the Directors of Toughness as they embark on a journey through Argentina during their first ever trail running race. Can you think your way through a 100K trail race? “ONE…HUNDRED…THOUSAND…METERS!” MakingContinue reading

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