Style Spotlight

Get a Replica Star Wars Jacket to Look Like Luke, Leia, or Han

You, too, can rock the fashions of the remote ice planet Hoth. Watch out for Imperial probe droids!

12/06/2017 By Eden Dawn

The Shakedown

What's the Deal with Columbia Sportswear Magnate Gert Boyle?

We size up Oregon's "tough mother."

04/17/2017 By Marty Patail

Winter Is Here 2016

Winter Is Here with Portland Monthly & Columbia Sportswear

Photos from our celebration of the cold weather season and the 20th anniversary of Columbia Sportswear's flagship store

12/14/2016 Photography by Jason DeSomer

Style

Columbia Sportswear Unveils Jackets Inspired by Star Wars Prequel Rogue One

Cozier than a fresh-sliced tauntaun.

12/05/2016 By Marty Patail

Dispatch

Columbia Sportswear Takes on Gore-Tex

Can a Portland company topple the industry juggernaut?

10/10/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

OUTDOOR NEWS

Love the Outdoors and Extreme Sports? Here's Your Dream Job

Think you've got what it takes to go on a six-month international adventure?

08/18/2015 By Marty Patail

REPORT

Under Armour is Coming to Portland to Challenge Nike, Adidas, and Columbia

How a Baltimore upstart is taking on Portland's sportswear titans with a new Northwest hub.

06/22/2015 By Fiona McCann

#OREGONWOMAN

A Feminist History of Oregon, from Abigail Scott Duniway to 'Bitch'

Oregon's legacy is rooted in women shipyard workers, suffragettes, sci-fi authors, legal abortion, and kick-ass senators. Get inspired!

03/02/2015 By Marty Patail

FEATURE

Spring's Best Portland Outdoor and Sports Gear

We explore Portland's booming activewear industry with a look at this season's coolest new gear—and the five best locally designed sports bras.

04/12/2013 By Zach Dundas With Rachel Ritchie and Rachel Rasmussen

Rainmaker

The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

10/16/2012 By Julian Smith

Get Out!

Gear Guide

All the top notch swag needed for a commando camping adventure.

05/17/2010 With Brian Barker