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OUTM_Magazine_Free_Guide_Cover_01.jpgSummer Buyer’s Guide

  • 185 smart buys for under $150
  • Daypacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Mountain bikes
  • Sleeping bags
  • Watches & more
  • PLUS: the coolest new tools and tech



OUTM_Magazine_Free_Guide_Cover_02.jpgWinter Buyer’s Guide

  • 267 products tested & 95 killer deals for under $150
  • This year’s top skis
  • All-mountain snowboards
  • The toughest snowshoes
  • Ultra-warm gloves
  • Cold-weather running shoes and much more




The Outside Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter Buyer's Guides not only highlight the very best in adventure gear, from sports equipment, tools, and gadgets to footwear, outerwear, and sunglasses, but also calls out the best values in each class.

Each Guide is packed with 100's of gear reviews, expert advice, and dozens of tips and killer values. Organized according to sport and activity, our Buyer's Guides are the ultimate resource for product reviews, technology, news, and tips.

Outside Magazine Buyer's Guides are FREE exclusively to online subscribers.

The Buyer’s Guides are additional issues sent to subscribers. The guides are delivered twice a year this way, bagged with our June and November cover date issues; arriving in home in early May and early October respectively.