A new bill would open up wilderness areas to bikes—but the arguments behind it don't hold water.
Social media can exposes tens of thousands of people to places in an instant. That's a double-edged sword.
With little fanfare, one of the tallest, largest ski resorts in the world is taking shape in British Columbia, masterminded by the most infamous resort developer you've never heard of.
When a creature mysteriously turns up dead in Alaska—be it a sea otter, polar bear, or humpback whale—veterinary pathologist Kathy Burek gets the call. Her necropsies reveal cause of death and causes...
You want to be safe in the backcountry this coming winter. You'll wear your beacon and carefully read the avalanche bulletin. Did you ever wonder, though, about the accuracy of that information?
It’s too early to know for certain what a Donald Trump presidency means for the environment and public-lands policy. But we have some ideas.
A new bill before Congress aims to protect the Wasatch mountains from further development while accommodating different uses
How a Park City, Utah, tech startup is trying to make avalanche deaths a thing of the past.
What does the GOP's big orange machine think about issues like climate change, energy development, and federal control of public lands? Outside's roundup of a surprising (and sometimes shocking) set...
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For bikepacking disciples like Tom and Sarah Swallow, simplicity and solitude are the real rewards
Bike Batman was just an average-seeming guy in Seattle who liked to ride his bicycles. He had no inkling to become a vigilante who would face off against criminals while armed with little more than a...
The greatest thing about the Pacific Northwest is how much accessible adventure hides in the creases of its maps.
The public trust doctrine is increasingly invoked by environmental groups seeking sweeping, long-term solutions to problems like global warming, ocean acidification, and destructive resource...
Plotting your summer can be stressful—so we planned all your weekends for you, packed with fly-fishing, mountain biking, and beer festivals. You're welcome.