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Director of Toughness Lauren Steele at Patagonia in Chile with arms spread wide.

Your Directors of Toughness flew to Chile to test the new OutDry Extreme. Watch and read how this jacket from Columbia Sportswear’s Fall 2016 line was Tested Tough in Chile. Follow Columbia Sportswear’s Directors of Toughness, Lauren Steele and Zach Doleac, as they journey around the world and put our latest gear through the harshest conditions on Twitter, Facebook, Periscope, Instagram, and SnapchatContinue reading

camping in the dead of winter

Don’t get left out in the cold when doing a little winter camping. Here are 7 tips you need to know beforehand. Camping or backpacking in the dead of winter can be cold business, but you will be rewarded with pristine, snowy wilderness, and very few people. And while cold-weather camping might frighten most people,Continue reading