Justin Nyberg

Reza Baluchi

Reza Baluchi

Age: 36 Organization: Run with Reza Baluchi's advice for those looking for a way to help? Get moving. "When you run, you have a lot of time for thinking. Think of what you can do to make the world...

Eric Greitens

Age: 35 Organization: The Mission Continues Greitens's résumé is hard to believe. Twelve-time marathoner with a 2:58 best. Champion boxer. Aspiring mountaineer. Rhodes scholar. Oxford...

Anatomy of a Rescue

Anatomy of a Rescue

Every year, thousands of people get lost or injured in the backcountry. This past March, while on an afternoon snowshoe in the mountains above Santa Fe, New Mexico, 52-year-old social worker Laura...

Guillemot Kayaks Night Heron

Guillemot Kayaks Night Heron

Wooden kayaks weigh significantly less than most modern fiberglass boats, so they are easier to handle on land and faster on water. The catch? These handcrafted works of art can cost as much as a new...

Fittest Real Athletes – Alan Horton

Work, kids, 99-cent value meals we know how the fitness excuses can pile up. That's why we've assembled our second annual class of Outside's Fittest (Real) Athletes: five wickedly overscheduled...

Fittest Real Athletes – David Goggins

After fellow commandos were killed in action in Afghanistan in 2005, Goggins—a Navy SEAL temporarily working a desk job—decided to pay tribute by setting the hardest goal he could think of: running...

Fittest Real Athletes – Kathleen Calkins

Calkins is the kind of amateur who can make pros seem oversponsored. At this past October's Ironman World Championship, she won her 30–34-year-old age group—the most competitive amateur category—in 9...

Fittest Real Athletes – Kimo Seymour

You could say the field at the Leadville Trail 100 mountain-bike race is pretty strong. Last year, Lance Armstrong finished second. Kimo Seymour finished tenth. That's not bad for a married guy with...

Sport Sunglasses

Sport Sunglasses

From sea to summit, these performance shades are looking out for you.

Running gear


1. SUGOI READY JACKET This six-ounce windshell was the most breathable one we tested this year, but it still cut the chill on crisp mornings. Bonus: The tightly woven polyester fabric was...


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