It's the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, and our waterways are in more danger than ever. These reads explain what's going wrong—and how to fix it.
What Hansen really focuses on is telling the story of fire management and mitigation in the West, layered with the added context of history, science, landscape, and human behavior.
The Dharma Bums changed my life for the better when I was a confused kid looking for my place in the world. Now I’m passing it on to my 16-year-old. Will its message—and our mother-son road trip to...
'Pure Land,' a new book by journalist Annette McGivney, excavates three lives (including her own) interlinked by a 2006 homicide near Havasu Falls.
A new group of movers and shakers, aptly named Artemis, could be just what we need to get more politicians to care about conservation.
At 93, Columbia Sportswear chairwoman Gert Boyle is going strong. After her husband’s death in 1970, she and her son Tim took over the company. In 1984, they launched the hugely successful One Tough...
If we want to create a new generation of activists who care about the environment and women's rights, then children need to be exposed to political controversy.
A longtime disaster-relief worker and prizewinning documentarian has created the first ever Virtual Reality disaster film in the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude quake that ravaged large areas of Nepal...
Rule number one: Do your research to support organizations that are genuinely making a difference.
The world’s most accomplished blind adventurer has jumped out of airplanes, mountain-biked Leadville, and summited Everest. But nothing has proven to be as challenging as his current goal: to solo-...
Outside picks the best woodsy sunglasses of July 2012, including Oakley Jupiter Squared.
What charities should you give to this holiday season? Outside Magazine reviews the top 30 charities you can trust.
An exclusive preview of Tracy Ross's new memoir, a gripping account of childhood sexual abuse, escape, and the healing power of wilderness and adventure.
After 11 years of marriage, two kids, and an ever-dwindling supply of energy for shared outdoor pursuits, the author decided it was time for wilderness couples therapy. Warning: this could get...
Hockey is hotter than ever, as players coast to coast discover its winning blend of agility, speed, and fun. Boost your winter fitness with our quick-start guide to the season's greatest game.
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