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Maximize That Weekend Escape

The Scenario: Heading to a mountain town for a wedding or corporate retreat. The Problem: How to meet social and work obligations and still play outside? The Solution: Great new multitasking gear...

Is Nau Good?

In Outside's February, 2007 issue, writer Andrew Tilin reported on a new, sustainable outdoor apparel company, Nau (And Nau for Something Completely Different). The Portland, Oregon-based start-up...

Is Nau Good?

Women's Bouldering Woven Capris, Women's Roundhouse Dress

Winter Film Festival Preview

Forget après ski. Three January film festivals are redefining post-powder entertainment. Head to Park City, Utah, or Nevada City, California, for the winter’s coolest mountain town film...

DPS Lotus and Lotus 120

Owning a pair of skis from DPS is like going to a premier nightclub: There's ahefty cover charge and a long line to get in, but the wait is worth it. When you'reready to take the plunge, don't waste...

Triple Threat

Lynsey Dyer, 24, already has her own TV show, a self-designed T-shirt line, and a budding career as a big-mountain freeskier. But that's not enough. This past summer, she spent two weeks with a crew...

Spooked: Q&A with Mary Roach

Get ready for a spine-tingle. Well, sort of. For the Outside feature story "Something Blubbery This Way Comes" (November 2006), contributor Mary Roach spent a ghost-hunting night aboard the 19th-...

Highway Robbery

A new film vows to avenge the death of the electric car