Frederick Reimers

Climb in Wonderland

There are more than 7,500 climbing routes in Joshua Tree, a mix of bolted and trad, all of them on remarkably clean monzogranite rock.

One-Up the Grand

The Grand Teton’s neighbor, the 12,804-foot Middle Teton, is a lot less likely to kill you, requires no ropes, and offers the same crazy views.

See A Wolf

Take five days to traverse the 40-mile Greenstone Ridge Trail, which spans Isle Royale’s entire windswept spine, keep quiet, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the pack.

Park and Ride

Here’s a primer on the best existing bike-friendly trails in the national park system.

Hard Sell

The PR spin that keeps tourists coming when rabies, kidnapping, and other calamities make headlines

Rabies

Rabies in Bali, Indonesia

War

War in Iraqi Kurdistan

Westcomb Switch LT Hoody

Outside picks the essentials for January, including the Westcomb Switch LT Hoody.

Ortovox Cristallo

Outside picks the essentials for January, including the Ortovox Cristallo jacket.

Columbia Aerial Arson

Outside picks the essentials for January, including the Columbia Aerial Arson jacket.

Nau Down Load

Outside picks the essentials for January, including the Nau Down Load jacket.

Arc'teryx Venta MX Hoody

Outside picks the essentials for January, including the Arc'teryx Venta MX Hoody jacket.

FlyLow Gear Ice Man

Outside picks the essentials for January, including the FlyLow Gear Ice Man jacket.