Colin Dowler's hike in British Columbia was uneventful. But as he was about to leave, a grizzly crashed out of the woods in front of him.
When she realized a mountain lion was stalking her, Dee Gallant knew exactly what to do—blast some heavy metal.
After a climbing partner became ill, high winds stranded Yev Krasnitskiy and his team on the upper reaches of Mount Rainier for five days with no way to go but up
In the 1990s, thousands of bones and bone fragments mysteriously went missing from Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa, the continental epicenter of Native American burial remains. In December...
Some of them trained for years to save lives. Others became heroes by following their noses. They all earned our eternal gratitude.
When your dog gets hurt, you can feel his pain. Here’s how to respond to five injuries—and how to keep your furry wingman safe down the road.
Some of the world's most exciting and dangerous adventures involve simply putting one foot in front of the other.
Your number-one travel companion wants more than a vacation. Presenting our favorite trips to satisfy his (and your) wanderlust.
Stay safe by knowing the essentials of protecting yourself, and plan for even the worst situations.
Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance runner is prepping for one.
Tips for surviving seven of the world's most dangerous outdoor trips.
From farm shares to bike shares, these seven flashes of genius are reinventing a metropolis near you.
OK, so that Rapture thing didn't happen—doesn't mean you aren't about to be carried off by a towering tsunami. Presenting Outside's comprehensive guide to surviving disasters both natural and man-...
Contrary to what the recycled-sandal wing of the environmental movement might think, greening the world takes sacrifice, hard work, and a lot of cash. At least that's the impression you get from...
Darwin Slept Here By Eric Simons(OVERLOOK, $24)February marks the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and, naturally, the publication of a slew of new books about him. But while mostlike the fine,...
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