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How Cody Townsend Made It to That Amazing 15-Second Clip
Having lived on the cusp of stardom for the past decade, freekier Cody Townsend finally broke through with an epic couloir line in Alaska—but the 15-second clip that made him famous was the...
In Search of the Lost City of Gold
That's how Mark Twain defined a gold miner. But when our writer heard head-spinning treasure tales from a legendary prospector named Flint Carter, he organized a full-scale expedition into the...
The Everest Opera on Opening Night
Before 'Into Thin Air,' the firsthand report on the 1996 Everest disaster, became a best-selling book, it was an Outside story. Now it's been immortalized as an opera.
North America's 16 Best Ski Resorts
Endless Powder! Rowdy Bars! Screaming Deals! Secret Stashes! Huge Steeps!
How Surfing's Happiest Champ Returned to Center
Stephanie Gilmore was a world-champion surfer when a brutal attack by a stranger nearly ended her career. Now she's back on top, with a sixth world title, and reveals how she found happiness...
Bikes vs. Cars: The Deadly War Nobody's Winning
Liability lawyer and former professional bike racer Megan Hottman spends her working hours representing cyclists who've been injured by reckless drivers. She spends her leisure time riding and...
The 20 Best Beginner-Friendly Races
Ready to race? Check out these 20 events, carefully curated to provide intrepid newbie skiers, rock climbers, and trail runners a thrilling and welcoming competitive experience.
Why this American Skis for Mexico
The 35-year-old U.S. skier returned to the world cup this week with a mariachi-inspired spandex suit and a vengeance