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November 29

Entrepreneurs from Amalgam Skis and Winterstick Snowboards take us on a tour of what sets Maine apart in both skiing and community

The famous climber reflects on parenthood, risk, and how he plans to pursue future projects

Benchmade’s custom configurator makes ordering a custom blade faster than ever before

Florida’s Ocala National Forest is the oldest national forest in the eastern United States. This stunning footage will convince you to visit.

We don’t need paracord-wrapped hatchets and trenching tools to survive in the wilderness

Cyclists who love the Dark Crystal Trail, located in Whistler, British Columbia, have Scott Veach to thank for its creation

Check something off your wishlist with these discounts on tents, apparel, lights, backpacks, accessories and more

Snowmaking efforts intensify amid dry holiday weekend, triathlon’s first Black female pro, and a wipeout for the ages

He’s tested them, now they’re on sale

The Interior Secretary creates panel to change racist names, Life Time launches new pro cycling series, and Lachlan Morton shares a mid-ride beer

The defendants are accused of committing 29 burglaries of bicycle shops over seven months, sometimes using rocks, sledgehammers, and stolen U-Hauls for their smash-and-grab heists

New and existing members receive an annual credit to the Outside Shop

On a whim, I decided to ride 370 miles across New York State. Here’s what I used most.

Watch and learn as Wes Siler demonstrates a more entertaining and more flavorful way to whip up this year’s Thanksgiving feast outdoors.

I own a men’s Fitz Roy puffy that doesn’t really fit and got damaged by hot grease during a campout. Here’s why it’s my most treasured clothing possession.

Teton officials mull backcountry ski closures, Yosemite closes biggest campground until 2025, and the men's half-marathon record falls

These are our favorite pieces that won’t break the bank

For as far back as she can remember, Mardi Fuller grew up in a world of swimming lessons and swim teams, which was unusual for a daughter of Jamaican immigrants. Why the emphasis on water? Because of a mysterious death that haunted her family’s past.

Your 4x4’s dashboard displays a bunch of buttons that you probably don’t know how to use. Here’s your guide.

There is a lot to love about Yosemite, from big walls to breathtaking valleys. But few know its history, says our 63 Parks Traveler about her 44th stop on her quest to visit every national park.

Whenever you’re doing anything potentially dangerous outdoors, tell a responsible person where you’re going, when you’ll be back, and what to do if you don’t return.

Sports medicine physicians are rethinking the relationship between damage to your body and how it feels

Keeping warm never tasted so good

Cerra is giving back to Whitefish, Montana, through the Last Best Ride, an event that encourages community members to participate, no matter their skill level

Experts break down the ADA laws surrounding service dogs and emotional support animals at races

Congress approves Sams as NPS director, Canadian cops raid indigenous protest, and Steamboat locals pray for snow

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Want to keep training this winter but finding it hard to motivate? Find a partner.

Car rental companies have been struggling post-pandemic with a surge in demand and limited supply—but don’t let that stop you from going on the trip you’ve been dreaming about during lockdown

Outside’s ethics guru on why it’s not the nudity that’s offensive

Getting heckled by construction workers and definitely not crying: a New York City Marathon retrospective

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Watch the four-part series featuring Jimmy Chin, Tyler McCaul, Rush Sturges, and Julian Carr

California rescue aided by drone, Mikaela Shiffrin chases ski record, and turkey trot Strava art

Dress in layers. Everyone’s heard this advice, but what’s the best way to do it in the real world?

Last year, the region around North Cascades National Park was suffering from devastating fires when our 63 Parks Traveler arrived for her 43rd park visit. Finding a smoke-free day was almost impossible, but a shift in the wind allowed for a stunning wilderness hike.

We’ve got the lowdown on the perfect fuel types for your menu. Plus, three recipes for your meal.

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There’s a perfect bottle, mug, cooler, or cookware for everyone on your list, all in one place

IOC changes rules for transgender athletes, Aspen’s expansion goes to a vote, Andrew Cotton’s breakfast barrel

Mike McCastle has found a very unusual way to benefit others: by enduring agonizing physical challenges

While the benefit to giving elite women their own race seems obvious, the question of giving male marathoners a separate start is more contentious

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Your 4x4’s dashboard displays a bunch of buttons that you probably don’t know how to use. Here’s your guide.
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Gearheads, listen up. New and existing Outside+ members receive an annual $50 credit to our just-launched Outside Shop. And now through November 29, Outside+ memberships are currently 45 percent off. That’s a pretty killer deal. (A membership makes a great gift, too.) Click here for more details.
Health
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Activities such as lifting weights, hiking, or even woodworking teach us humility and keep us grounded in reality
Adventure
Congress approves Sams as NPS director, Canadian cops raid indigenous protest, and Steamboat locals pray for snow
Culture
Tracy Ross
Outside contributing editor Heather Hansman’s new book is both a critical take on the ski industry and love letter to its skids
Destinations
The forest is a sight to behold when the vibrant foliage is on full display

Entrepreneurs from Amalgam Skis and Winterstick Snowboards take us on a tour of what sets Maine apart in both skiing and community

Mike McCastle has found a very unusual way to benefit others: by enduring agonizing physical challenges

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For as far back as she can remember, Mardi Fuller grew up in a world of swimming lessons and swim teams, which was unusual for a daughter of Jamaican immigrants. Why the emphasis on water? Because of a mysterious death that haunted her family’s past.

For as far back as she can remember, Mardi Fuller grew up in a world of swimming lessons and swim teams, which was unusual for a daughter of Jamaican immigrants. Why the emphasis on water? Because of a mysterious death that haunted her family’s past.