Outdoor Skills

Learning a New Sport Is Tough. Ask Our Editors

Sometimes the best way to improve while learning a new sport is simply to embrace the embarrassment and laugh at yourself. Watch as our Online Editors learn from expert coaches and try to master...

Desire Requires Challenges

A top notch adventure and outdoor hype reel from EtchRock—a new community to share and discover challenges. Get out there and fuel your desire.

Brazil 9000: Foot, Paddle and Pedal

Gareth and Aaron set out to travel from the northern border of Brazil all the way to the southern border using only human power. A 9000km journey in all, the duo has covered more than 3300km so...

Passion: A World Beard Champion's Story

"Passion" is the story of Jack Passion, a two-time World Beard Growing Champion. This short film from Zack Bainter gives an inside look...

Crystal Mt. Avy Takes Out Chairlift

On Monday March 10, ski patrollers deliberately initiated an avalanche that gathered more power and snow than expected, wiping out a chairlift at Crystal Mountain in Washington. Patrollers...

Tiny House Tour - Parking Lot Culture

Another fantastic installment from Outdoor Research's Tiny House Tour. In ski areas around the world, there are stories that live in the parking ...

Mountain Safety - Higher Unplugged Episode 3

Even the best ones out there have practice safety. eremy Jones and his fellow athletes travel to Snowbird Resort to refine their mountaineering and rescue skills at the International Pro Riders...

Bottle Cap Blues

One way to spend a summer evening: figuring out the most creative ways to open a bottle of beer. Another? Drinking good beer from cans. Read our picks of the best canned beer

The New Rules of Survival

Go behind the scenes as photographer Michael Muller shoots surfer Josh Mohr for our August 2011 cover.