Abigail Wise

Abigail Wise

Engagement Editor, Outside. Send news to [email protected] Tweet at @AbigailWise.

The 5 Best Summer Events for Women Who Crush

Whether you’re looking to improve your technique or pick up a new sport, the summer of 2016 has plenty of offer. These events and workshops are aimed toward women.

11 Must-See, Must-Insta Places in New Zealand

Belgian photographer Johan Lolos spent a full year in New Zealand, posting pictures of his adventures on his Instagram account, @lebackpacker, working for the Lake Wanaka tourism department, and...

The 8 Best Outdoorsy Podcasts

These eight podcasts harness a sense of adventure, inspire you to train harder, and help find your new favorite beer to kick back with after your next sufferfest.

Parks Offer Free Access on Public Lands Day

On Saturday, the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation will all offer free access to their public lands.

$1.5 Billion NPS Bill Introduced

On Friday, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) and five other Democrats introduced the National Park Service Centennial Act in an effort to bring more funding to national parks.

New Study Says We Get Plenty of Sleep

A new paper, published last week, suggests that people are not only getting enough sleep, but they have been consistently for the last 50 years.

This Is Who's Fighting Fires in the West

With only 12 percent of the 472-square-mile Okanogan Complex wildfires in Washington contained and wildfires blazing in many other western states, U.S. fire fighters are turning to outside help.