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How to Lead a Tribe in the New Amazon

During this summer's FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Francisco Uruma—chief of the Tururukari-Uka tribe—and his extended family welcomed the first international visitors to the tribe's plot of land outside...

The On-The-Go Camp Food Showdown

For campers and backpackers looking to find the best in pre-prepared backcountry meals, Good To-Go is the new contender in town.

What Would Survivorman Do?

Les Stroud, the most trusted name in survival, has seen it all—and lived to tell about it. Next time you’re up a creek, you should probably do what he says.


On a fall day in a Utah canyon, 25-year-old Robbie Tesar WAS nearly swallowed by quicksand


When 50-year-old South African surfer Brett Archibald fell from a chartered 72-foot motor-boat this past spring, during an overnight crossing from Sumatra to the Mentawai Islands, he was some 40...


One bad decision sends Northern California skydiver Craig Stapletoon toward a crushing impact


Two months into a planned source-to-sea expedition down the Amazon River, 24-year-old adventurer Davey du Plessis was in his kayak when the first shotgun blast hit his back

Saving Your Ass: Meet Your Rescuers

For Outside's November Survival Issue, we wanted to take a look we wanted to meet some of the people making a difference and saving lives out there in the wilderness. Meet your rescuers.

Survive This: 3 Harrowing Tales

November is Outside's Survival Issue. Gathered here are a few tales of hungry predators and narrow escapes from nature's wrath.