Somewhere between the practical and comfortable, the best outdoor brands manage to work their way into the wardrobes of even the most ardently “indoorsy” individuals. While it’s hard to come up with a single set of descriptors that fit every single label that could be categorized as an “outdoor clothing brand,” the different approaches and practical inspirations behind each brand is united by one simple fact: Each brand featured here is focused on making time spent outside as enjoyable—and as comfortable—as possible.

From mountain climber staples to techwear and gorpcore favorites, these are the best outdoor brands that you need to know… even if your idea of “roughing it” is jumping in your car and driving to the supermarket.

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