Biking

Man vs. Food

John Bradley wanted a strategy that would generate healthier eating habits without mandating strict adherence to an austere, dogmatic program. But which strategy would work best? After a year of...

Winter Escapes

Winter weekends are short and dark—which means you need to be fast and smart. Beat the blues with one of these surprisingly affordable escapes.

Your Charity Money In Action

People give when they know it will buy something tangible. We asked directors at five organizations to tell us what donations from $50 to $50K would accomplish.

The Giving Trip

Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy is the latest outfitter to specialize in "voluntourism," that sometimes contrived marriage of far-flung travel and community service. MIKE KESSLER checked...

Adventure Altruism All-Stars

Attention, all cynics: You can change the world. But don't take our word for it. Here are people combining big ideas and bold adventures, including our first-ever Reader of the Year.

Mountain Biking Scotland

Bagpipes or bikes? In Scotland, the choice is easy: World-class singletrack ranges across the stark beauty of the Highlands, transecting the ancient kingdom and drawing fat-tire aficionados from far...

Cutting-Edge Sports Gear

The athletic equipment that made the cut for our second annual celebration of the best in design and technology.

Revolutionary New Gear

Outside's guide to the best new concepts in gear, garb, human performance, and green.