Steven Rinella

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A Love Affair With Freeze-Dried Food

Artisanal and organic are wildly overrated when you have a bag of freeze-dried food to cook up after a bitterly cold backcountry day. So says Steven Rinella, who reveals his love affair with...

The Joys of Cabin Living in Alaska

Want to know what domestic bliss looks like? A rundown cabin with no electricity on the edge of rain-soaked Alaskan wilderness.

The Head on My Shelf

For years, outdoorsman and hunter Steven Rinella dreamed of felling a Dall sheep, North America's most difficult game animal. After seeing his friends come home with horns of their own, he went all...

Bitterroot Mountains

Best Trail that Doesn't Exist

America's Best Trails 2011. Presenting our first-ever roundup of the greatest hiking, biking, paddling, fishing, drinking, and underground (yes, underground) trails in the country; the best trail...

Tough Love

Outside writers share their thoughts on fatherhood and the great outdoors.

Belize

Cay Party

What do the world's most rejuvenating island escapes have in common? Empty sand, lonely surf, and new adventures of the strangest kind.

The new range wars are on

Grand Theft Cattle

In the range wars of the 21st century, the cattle rustler runs Ponzi schemes and the lawman drives an SUV. STEVEN RINELLA joins the new posse.

Glacier landing

Go Big or Go Home

Cruise ships and wildlife buses? The tourist staples miss the point of Alaska: It's the last real place to find an epic, crowd-free adventure onerican soil. We've scoured the state for the...

Gadgets

Gadget Guy

A glimpse into the mind of a man who has spent 26 years in pursuit of the ultimate gizmo.

Grilling the Argentina way

Me, Myself, and Ribeye

Go to Argentina and find the best steak on earth, we told him. It was a dream assignment for our favorite swashbuckling gourmand—until he found himself staring into el ojo de la vaca.

Vintage Levi's and Bret Eaton in June 2008

The Brotherhood of the Very Expensive Pants

Brit Eaton is the best of a curious breed of fortune hunters combing old mine shafts and barns across the West for vintage denim. He's discovered $50,000 worth of clothes in a single day, and...

Backyard Cooking: A Guide

"You're Gonna Wanna..."

Light a grill and he will come: the know-it-all meat expert—usually a male relative—with dubious advice. To help you silence such goons, Steven Rinella, author of The Scavenger's...

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