North & Central America

Dropped

Hanging 800 feet above Leg Lake, ten hours into a long summer's day of climbing in Wyoming's Wind River Range, Steve Herlihy was just starting to get comfortable. Getting into the bubble, he...

Winter Camping

There aren't many winter camping trips that would attract the likes of both Tom Cruise and a Saudi prince. But Telluride Alpinism has done just that with its igloo tours, by turning what would...

Dogsledding

Home to over 100,000 caribou and more polar bears than we care to think about, ANWR is like the Serengeti under snow. Winter visitors don't go for the creature comforts—temperatures hover...

Dropped: the Death of Peter Absolon

In the January 2008 issue of Outside, writer Alan Prendergast investigates the death of Peter Absolon, the Rocky Mountain Director of NOLS. High in the Wind River Range of Wyoming, in a...

The New Impact Zone

"There were incredible waves with 30-to-40-foot faces," says surfer Garrett McNamara of the swells he and fellow Hawaiian Kealii Mamala towed each other into this past August. The massive...

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