Outdoor Research® is Designed by Adventure®. We provide Innovation and Inspiration for the Relentless Adventurer. Based in Seattle – with in-house manufacturing and prototyping capabilities at our company headquarters – Outdoor Research was founded in 1981 after a failed piece of gear on an Alaskan climbing expedition inspired ideas for a better design.
outdoor research in the news
In the third year of its We Can Grant program, which supports grassroots efforts to improve outdoor access, Outdoor Research awarded $10,000 to the Benscreek Canoe Club.
Outdoor Research expanded its decades-long commitment to making products in the U.S. by investing in a new manufacturing facility that opened in April, doubling the number of OR staff building apparel and gear onshore.
People looking to jump-start grassroots efforts supporting outdoor access or other outdoor-related causes in their communities can earn up to $10,000, as Outdoor Research opens the application window for the third year of its ‘We Can’ Grant.
Higher-performing outdoor apparel and glove insulation technology, alongside a bigger focus on sustainably sourced materials, takes center stage in the new Fall 2019 Outdoor Research product collection, which will be unveiled to retail partners in coming weeks.
Outdoor Research, the Seattle-based manufacturer of leading outdoor apparel and gear, won two Editors’ Choice Awards this month from Backpacker Magazine.
Outdoor Research, the Seattle-based manufacturer of industry leading outdoor apparel and gear, hired Andy Burke as Head of Commercial Sales.