Survival

Les Stroud

When I was younger, it was the dream. I'd watch Tarzan movies and Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom and Jacques Cousteau, especially. Those were some big-ass adventures. But I was sure...

Natural Selection

In 2000, Canadian Les Stroud carried a few small cameras into the wilderness of Northern Ontario and filmed himself surviving for a...

Dropped: the Death of Peter Absolon

In the January 2008 issue of Outside, writer Alan Prendergast investigates the death of Peter Absolon, the Rocky Mountain Director of NOLS. High in the Wind River Range of Wyoming, in a...

Staying Alive

IT WAS JUST ANOTHER grand adventure, really. Like when Bear Grylls became the youngest Brit to summit Mount Everest or when he drove an inflatable boat across the North Atlantic or when he jet...

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