Stephanie Pearson is a freelance writer and contributing editor to Outside. Two of her Outside stories have been anthologized in The Best American Travel Writing. She splits her time between the lakes of northern Minnesota and the mountains of the Southwest.
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Famously cold and frighteningly massive, Lake Superior contains 10 percent of the world's surface freshwater, holds the remains of 6,000 shipwrecks, and offers a lifetime of adventure. Stephanie...
Throughout the May issue, we presented data illustrating the state of women in the outdoor world gathered in an exhaustive reporting effect by contributing editor Stephanie Pearson. All together, the...
A look back at some of the most storied accomplishments by women athletes and adventurers over the past 100 years.
As Arctic sea ice melts, business for Alaskan passenger ships is booming. Can the fragile region handle the traffic?
Lose the backpacking hordes on these wild new Southeast Asian adventures, from surfing in Sri Lanka to a culinary tour of Myanmar
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Adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman today emerged from 12 months living in the Boundary Waters wilderness in northern Minnesota. One of their top challenges? Filing their taxes on time.
Marshall Jonas, a 26-year-old member of the Trondek Hwechin First Nation, uses picks, hoes, axes, sledgehammers, and sometimes a chainsaw to build and maintain mountain bike trails in the northern...
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To make the most of your carefree days, we rounded up the most unique outdoor experiences in North America. There's an event or race for every weekend, so keep this calendar handy at all times.