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Ride, Protect and Share. The Picture adventure apparel story.

Ride, Protect and Share. The Picture adventure apparel story.

Picture comes to us from Clermont-Ferrand a town in central France with a unique location. From there just a few hours’ drive will take you to world class surfing beaches,...
"The Earth is our only shareholder" by Yvon Chouinard founder of Patagonia

"The Earth is our only shareholder" by Yvon Chouinard founder of Patagonia

Yvon Chouinard recently did an extraordinary thing – he literally gave his thriving company away to a trust that’s devoted to helping to preserve the natural environments that we love. In the Southern Lakes area that we call home, Patagonia is involved in rehabilitating our once pristine mountain waterways. At Outside Sports as Patagonia’s key retail partner in New Zealand we’re right behind their efforts to save the planet. 

This is his letter explaining why he made his historic decision. 

A person skiing in powder with a norrona lofoten jacket

Know Your Norrøna - Part 1: The Lofoten Collection

Named after the Lofoten islands in Northern Norway, the Lofoten collection by Norrøna is the original premium waterproof, durable range of jackets, pants, gloves, backpacks and socks developed for big mountain freeride skiing and snowboarding. 
A person ice climbing in Norrona clothing and outerwear

The Norrøna Story | 100 Years Of Adventure Apparel Excellence

At Outside Sports we only stock the very best, so we’re super proud to welcome Norrøna of Norway to our stores. Their backstory is fascinating and shows how they’ve earned...
The special design features that make Arc’teryx apparel second to none. Outside Sports

The special design features that make Arc’teryx apparel second to none.

Since they were founded by passionate climbers on the rugged west coast of Canada in 1989, Arc’teryx has been a driving force of innovation in the mountain sports apparel industry. Today...
A guide to skiing in New Zealand. Join John and Darren from Outside Sports on the Blister Gear:30 podcast Outside Sports

A guide to skiing in New Zealand. Join John and Darren from Outside Sports on the Blister Gear:30 podcast

In the latest edition of Blister’s Gear:30 podcast John Knight and Darren Grimmett fly the flag for New Zealand skiing and adventure sports in a wide-ranging conversation with Blister’s Senior...
What to Wear Skiing: Essential Tips for Optimal Comfort and Performance on the Slopes Outside Sports

What to Wear Skiing: Essential Tips for Optimal Comfort and Performance on the Slopes

When it comes to hitting the slopes, having the right gear can make all the difference between a delightful day on the mountain and a chilly, uncomfortable experience. As a...
Are ski goggles necessary? Discover the difference between various ski googles. Outside Sports

Are ski goggles necessary? Discover the difference between various ski googles.

On the slopes without ski goggles? It's advisable to avoid it, as the combination of ski goggles with a helmet plays a crucial role in ensuring safety. It's not merely...
Essential Ski Protections for a Safe and Thrilling Adventure Outside Sports

Essential Ski Protections for a Safe and Thrilling Adventure

When hitting the slopes, ensuring your safety is paramount. Skiing can be an exhilarating experience, but it's crucial to equip yourself with the right ski protection. In this article, we...
A Guide To Buying Ski Boots Outside Sports

A Guide To Buying Ski Boots

Say goodbye to poor, aching, sore and cold feet when you are skiing with this useful and informative guide on how to choose the right ski boots to keep you and your feet happy when you hit the slopes.
Types Of Skis And Their Uses Outside Sports

Types Of Skis And Their Uses

Experts in Ski retail, Outside Sports will provide you with the advice you need to help determine the best Ski for you. Whether a complete beginner or expert skier, Outside Sports will ensure you find the perfect ski suited to your skill level and style.