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Gear Advice
TROY ASPLUND Rain Jackets vs. Windbreakers: What’s the Difference?

Columbia Sportswear’ apparel design expert, Shelley Baltazar, breaks down the differences between rain jackets and windbreakers.

Care & Repair
DAVID YOUNG How to Wash a Puffer Jacket

A jacket care expert from Columbia Sportswear explains the proper care instructions for washing your puffy coats.

Gear Advice
TROY ASPLUND Jacket Required: 6 Types of Outdoor Coats to Know

From puffers to parkas, our handy guide will help you find the right jacket for any weather condition.