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.

K2 Snowboarding Kwicker System

Outside reviews the best gear from Outdoor Retailer's 2013 Winter Show, including the K2 Snowboarding Kwicker System.

The Best Splitboarding Gear of 2013

As backcountry skiing has boomed, so has splitboarding. In the past five years, participation has quadrupled, and companies from Black Diamond to Burton to K2 have tossed their hats into the ring...

'Outside' Readers' Best Shots

For 35 years, Exposure has been sacred real estate for professional photographers. We wondered: could reader-submitted images ever meet our exacting standards? Damn right they could.

Southwest Adventures

Fall is here, and the temps are dropping—time to pick a fresh new adventure in the American Southwest.

A cougar prepares for attack

Survival Case Studies

How did they survive? From sharks and cougars to avalanches and frozen waters, four survivors' stories in their own words, plus expert commentary.

Helicopter dropping water on the Waldo Canyon fire.

Fire Fights

Colorado's hugely destructive Waldo Canyon fire is still burning and politicians are trying to capitalize on the disaster. Please, knock it off.

Clayoquot Wilderness Resort British Columbia

Land of the Lost

How do you pick an adventure in a country as big and boundless as Canada? We asked our favorite nomads to reveal the greatest hidden paddling, biking, and hiking spots, from Nova Scotia to the...

April Vokey

Fly Gal

April Vokey’s crusade to save a foundering sport

Top 10 Documentaries

Our editors' favorite movies from this year's Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride.

Canon PowerShot G1X camera

The 7 Best Cameras of Summer 2012

From GoPros to iPhones, cameras are everywhere. But that doesn’t mean the demise of “real” cameras, as some have predicted. Instead, manufacturers have responded to the proliferation of do-everything...


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