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A few words on kick-starting a love of adventure
The Deschutes River fly-fishing guide called Stealhead Joe was an angling master with a long list of devoted clients. But as Ian Frazier, who fished with Joe last fall, learned, off the water, Joe’s...
Whatever happened to an outdoorsman’s sacred right to exaggerate? In the age of digitized adventure, the fish that got away is gone forever.
The act touches on mortality. It offers a small dose of the autobiographical sadness you feel after the moving van has gone and you take a last look around the place where you used to live. Travelers...
Outside writer Ian Frazier discusses what makes some prone to wander.
A new film chronicles the classic story of a daring prison break from a Soviet gulag. We dispatched our crankiest critic to weigh in on the somewhat true story.
The great American road trip is resurgent. Hallelujah.
Pay attention, young adventurersschool's in session
Can't skip town this weekend? No problem
To catch a caveman like Osama bin Laden, who's at home in some of the earth's most remote mountains, what you really need is a great outdoorsman.
In the unlikeliest of places, in the waters off JFK airport in New York, IAN FRAZIER lands a few big fish with Captain Frank, a guide who matches his passion striper for striper and knows why fishing...
Why I love Jack, even if he does copy everything I do
Why do we get sick when traveling in out-of-the-way places? Join IAN FRAZIER, plus some liver flukes, dysentery, and cholera, on an enlightening journey that will make your stomach...
Lofty ideas that pop into one's head and refuse to leave