David Grann’s New Yorker story about a doomed Antarctic adventurer was a spellbinding read. But as he—and Outside—seem to forget, other people had already done what Worsley was trying to pull off.
A brilliant adaptation of Kon-Tiki brings the legend of Thor Heyerdahl to the masses
An Oral History of Burning Man, the Biggest, Weirdest, Most Clothing-Optional Desert Carnival on the Planet
Burning Man, the annual super-rave in Nevada, has become Independence Week for a worldwide tribe of inventors, artists, and desert freaks. Brad Wieners talks to founders and fans about how the party...
It’s weird that Liam Neeson, who lost his wife, Natasha Richardson, to a ski accident in 2009, would elect to star in a movie as a man devastated by the loss of the woman he loves. In fairness,...
A 2,360-Mile Swim
Living well is a European tradition, but playing hard is the continent's secret passion. We discover five towns where you'll be both challenged and charmed.
For decades, no one has dared to run the treacherous lengths of the waters that helped launch the modern age of exploration. Civil war, freelance rebels, capricious bandits, irascible hippos, surly...
How Joe Simpson's best-selling thriller became a stunning film epic
A rude guide to Manhattan's new island-lapping bike loop
Get a fresh perspective on the Old Country: pedal, paddle, skate, and hike in these eight ruggedly charming European outposts
Two rival British teams launch a tenacious race to find Shackleton's long-lost ship
David Hempleman-Adams, 46, is a glue salesman, father of three, and Britain's most accomplished living adventurer. The first to hike solo and unsupported to the geomagnetic North Pole (a goal he...
With his slick new ms1 helmet, gear guru Thomas Meyerhoffer continues to reinvent technical style
Hey, we're with you. Given half a chance, we'd much rather hit the road than the armchair. Nothing can replace the intensity of authentic experience. And yet...
For a faster, stronger you, take it slow (with a grain of salt)
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