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Matthew Power, 1974-2014

Outside contributor Matthew Power, 39, died while reporting a story for Men's Journal in Uganda.

An Expert’s Guide to Sex in the Outdoors

Ever since Adam and Eve, men and women have performed the most natural of acts al fresco. It’s fun! It’s surprising! When you’re camping there’s not much else to do after dinner!

The Best Outside Stories of 2013

From the shark that choked on a moose to an investigation into Tough Mudder's first death, Outside looks back at the stories that defined the year.

How to Stitch a Wound

A few tips from Dr. Luanne Freer, founder of the Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic.

How to Save Cycling

With programs like the Biological Passport, the sport has made admirable progress. But more still needs to happen, including some bold new steps.

How to Hydrate Smarter

A new breed of sports drinks, backed by a decade of studies, are challenging common assumptions about how best to hydrate - and offering smarter, more effective alternatives

Can We Trust the Peloton?

In the wake of Chris Froome's brilliant stage victory, the critics have turned on the rider. To silence the doubters, Team Sky needs to address its problem with transparency.

How to Split Firewood

Build a better fire all on your own. Here's how to choose and split firewood without losing any digits.

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