Those gold dots on the inside of a Columbia puffer jacket definitely look like they’re just there for show, but do they really keep you warmer on the hill?
Designed for US special forces, this active insulation is a game changer when you need both insulation and high breathability for sweaty adventures
Learn all the pros and cons of common natural fabrics used in outdoor clothing and gear, and whether they’re really more sustainable than synthetics
Make sure your outdoor wardrobe is well-stocked with clothing and gear made from these quick-drying fabrics to stay warm and comfortable on your adventures
Wool is wonderful, but what if you’re one of those people who can’t stand the feel of wool against your skin?
Nylon? Polyester? Acrylic? What does it all mean and is any of it recyclable? We explain with our quick guide to synthetic fabrics for outdoor gear
What is PU leather made of anyway, and is it any better for the environment? We attempt to answer these questions, plus how PU leather performs against real leather
All the latest inspiration, tips and guides to help you plan your next Advnture!