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.
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...
These modern basics will stoke your watery fun.
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.
Get wet. Go long. Have fun.
Everything you need for quick jaunts or all-day trips.
By European standards, Ireland’s County Donegal, tucked into the country’s far northwest corner, may as well be Mars. But for adventure travelers, it’s a hidden frontier packed with wind-bitten...
Jamtara Wilderness Camp brings the safari to India.
Last Sunday, the world’s most influential conservationists bid Doug Tompkins farewell at the Herbst Pavilion, a cavernous, light-filled space that extends 500 feet over San Francisco Bay.
The North Face co-founder left an indelible mark on outdoors recreation and environmentalism here and abroad.
Half of what makes a life of office work more enjoyable is where the office is located—two blocks from the ski lift, close to world-class singletrack, in a town with dozens of craft breweries.[...
North Face co-founder Doug Tompkins has an ambitious goal: to donate 12 national parks in Chile and Argentina.
Stay warm, dry, and comfortable, no matter the conditions.
In 'Think South', Cathy de Moll explains how a team of explorers pulled off one of the 20th century’s most challenging expeditions.
Jumping rope is for serious athletes, and a weighted, travel-friendly set is for serious rope jumpers.
Famed marine expert and non-fiction author Susan Casey takes us on a deep dive into humanity’s complex connection to dolphins.