Peter Heller

Peter Heller

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Best Kept Wild: Roaming New Zealand

The helicopter ride to a luxury resort was undeniably sweet. But for Peter Heller, the greatest thing about New Zealand’s South Island was kayaking down a surly river with an old paddling buddy, in a...

Peter Heller
Jul 9, 2013

Riding with the Ghost Dolphin

If you decide to drop out and start surfing full-time, there's no place like Mexico's Pacific coast. When Peter Heller heads south and signs on with a tough-as-nails board guru, he discovers a wave-...

Peter Heller
May 1, 2005

Epic Descent: The River Wildest

After a decade of failed attempts and fatal rebuffs, an Outside-sponsored expedition runs Tibet's Upper Tsanpgo Gorge—and lives to tell about it.

Peter Heller
Jun 29, 2004

Liquid Thunder

It's the cradle of Shangri-la, and one of the deepest river gorges on earth. It's a fortress guarding sacred waterfalls, and a cauldron of savage whitewater and unrunnable rapids. In the chill of the...

Peter Heller
Jun 28, 2004

Good Old Boy Gone Good

He grew up poaching alligators, he sells Cadillacs, and his friends run oil companies. But saving the bayous of Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin is Harold Schoeffler's number-one deal.

Peter Heller
Aug 1, 2003

Epic Descent: The River Wildest

After a decade of failed attempts and fatal rebuffs, an Outside-sponsored expedition runs Tibet's Upper Tsanpgo Gorge—and lives to tell about it.

Peter Heller
Jun 1, 2002

Pourover

Somewhere at the bottom of the deepest canyon on earth flows the Cotahuasi—a long, roiling ribbon of whitewater, a river so old and dangerous that you never master it, you just surrender to it. And...

Peter Heller
Dec 1, 2001

Free Cuba Now

Any time now, the world's last Communist stronghold will be open for adventure. But for an overzealous kayaker, that's way too long to wait.

Peter Heller
Jul 1, 2001

Into the Flow Zone

Go overboard this summer on 32 of North America's wildest waterways

Peter Heller, David Cates, Stephanie Gregory, Cristina Opdahl, Sam Moulton, Philip D. Armour, and Tom Bie
Jul 1, 2001

Superheroes

The Outside 25 All-Stars, December 2000

John Brant, Rob Buchanan, Jonathan Hanson, Nick Heil, Brad Wetzler, Florence Williams, Elizabeth Royte, Karen Karbo, Bruce Barcott, Peter Heller, Rob Story, and Craig Vetter
Dec 1, 2000

Cuba: A Dry Run

North of Havana is a fantasy world of mangrove-lined cays and green water flashing with tropical fish—perfect sea-kayaking country. But the line between what's permissible and what's not in...

Peter Heller
Aug 1, 2000

Cuba: A Dry Run

North of Havana is a fantasy world of mangrove-lined cays and green water flashing with tropical fish—perfect sea-kayaking country.

Peter Heller
Aug 1, 2000