Kyle Dickman

Kyle Dickman

Kyle Dickman is a former editor at Outside and a former member of the firefighting crew known as the Tahoe Hotshots. He spent five seasons fighting wildfires in California. Dickman’s reporting has been nominated for a National Magazine Award. He's the author of On the Burning Edge, and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his wife, Turin.

Interpreting the Yarnell Hill Report

Officials have released a detail analysis of the deadly fire that killed 19 elite hotshots. Although much has been previously reported, the document offers a few revelations. Here’s what you need to...

19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day,...

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Examining the Arizona Wildfire Deaths

Why were 19 experienced firefighters killed when an Arizona blaze blew out of control? Equally important: Can we prevent such a disaster from ever happening again?

19 Hotshots Die In Arizona

Yesterday evening, 19 wildland firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite 20-member crew based out of Prescott, Arizona, died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire, a 2,000-acre blaze...

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Escape to Norway

Norway has everything the alps does—towering mountains, five-star restaurants, loads of culture. You also get fjords, glaciers, epic whitewater, and a few thousand polar bears.

In the Line of Wildfire

Drought and climate change have turned western forests into firebombs that go off every summer. Even with modern technology, the essential weapon in the fight against flame are the Hotshots, an elite...

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Up in Your Grill

The Qrave isn't flashy but has plenty of steak-searing power.

Rossignol Soul 7

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Rossignol Soul 7.

Scott LCG

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Scott LCG.

Backcountry Access BC Link

Outside reviews the best gear from Outdoor Retailer's 2013 Winter Show, including the Backcountry Access BC Link.

Vapur MicroFilter

Outside reviews the best gear from Outdoor Retailer's 2013 Winter Show, including the Vapur MicroFilter.

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