Outdoor Research is driven by a passion for human-powered adventure! Based in Seattle, Washington, Outdoor Research specializes in outdoor clothes and gear inspired by rugged outdoor sports, like trail running, backpacking, rock climbing and much more. Outdoor Research works hard to create clothing and apparel that's driven by the needs of outdoor adventurers, by seeking out user input and building those ideas into their gear. Outdoor Research gloves and other outdoor apparel is the result of a continual process that begins with paying careful attention to the needs of outdoor adventurers. With this inspiration and a passion for adventure, Out Door Research continues to develop gear that helps their customers reach the top, find a new edge, discover new adventures and environments and uncover new parts of themselves along the way. Outdoor Research - Designed By Adventure!