Flirting with Disaster
Did our November 2007 feature package "The Good, the Bad, & the Just Plain Lucky" get you squirming for more thrills? Here, check out our archive of past tales of woe, plus instructional videos from the Wilderness Medical Society's annual conference.
Staying Alive: The Interview
In early September, shortly before departing London to begin filming the new season of his hit Discovery Channel series Man Vs. Wild, Bear Grylls granted Outside an exclusive e-mail interview. It was the first time he'd communicated directly with the press since allegations surfaced in July that he'd slept in hotels during the filming of s
You Go, Crusoe!
For the July 2007 feature story "Me. By Myself. For a Long Time. (Very Long.)", we sent Thayer Walker to the uninhabited island of Isla Pargo with little more than a dive mask, a knife, and the clothes on his back. Here, see video diary segments from his time on the island, a gallery of his photos, and hear a podcast interview with the man himself.
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Alive survivor Nando Parrado reveals the untold harrowing account of the 1972 plane crash in the Andes and its terrible aftermath
Q & A: Alive and Well with Nando Parrado
An exclusive conversation with the hero of one of the greatest survival stories of all time.
The Long Way Home
In Outside's May 2006 issue (on newsstands April 11), Nando Parrado finally reveals the untold horrors of the Alive survivors sufferingand the courage and faith that got them out alive. Heres a sneak preview of our exclusive excerpt from Parrados book Miracle in the Andes, to be published by Crown on May 9.
Hurricane Katrina transformed the Gulf Coast into a surreal, swiftly changing landscape of devastation and survival. In the days that followed, a photographer and a Mississippi writer traveled along the coast to New Orleans, documenting the impact of the biggest natural disaster in American history.
New York City Fire Dept.: Escape Artists
The perils of raising a grumpy colt
A guided tour through an avalanche, where fear and fascination collide
Itchy and Scratchy
When nature calls in the woods, think before you reach
A salmon butchery goes from bloody routine to living hell