Chris Swain intends to swim the Columbia from source to sea. His goal? Save the river, then sell the rights.
The just-in-time, let's-party, fear-no-evil Winter Olympics get ready to rip in the country that needs 'em now more than ever
Get lost in Alaska's Wrangell--St. Elias: It's six Yellowstones' worth of icy lakes,anonymous meadows, and peaks you won't find on any map.
The most imposing figure on Everest has been told to stay home. But don't count Henry Todd out yet.
Call them God's Greens. Armed with Scripture and a righteous respect for nature, a host of religious groups have taken up the environmental fight and are waging holy war on behalf of an embattled...
The author picks the brain of the greatest musher in the Lower 48
Thanks to improved safety standards and tandem flights, scores of acrophobes are giving hang gliding a second wind.
Remembering David Brower, a complex man who took it upon himself to complete a simple task: save the planet
The Outside 25 All-Stars, December 2000
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. camps in the Arctic and asks why big oil can't keep its hands off America's largest patch of wilderness
Who is Barry Clausen, and why has he made so many people furious?
Using cutting-edge techniques, three young mavericks set out to tackle one of the hardest routes in the Himalayas
So is adventure racing pure competition, or just a grueling way to grab TV ratings?
Carl and Lowell Skoog are blazing virgin trails in the backcountry's wild white yonder
A corps of rock rats in a hurry is putting the pedal to the mettle in big-wall climbing