Michael McRae

Urban ice-climbing walls

Citizen Philanthropy

What charities should you give to this holiday season? Outside Magazine reviews the top 30 charities you can trust.

Fay near the cabin he built outside Ketchikan, Alaska

How the Nomad Found Home

More than a decade ago, Mike Fay’s epic Megatransect walk across Africa spurred the creation of a string of national parks and made him a conservation superstar. So why, after a lifetime of fighting...

Travel Ethiopia

The Decider

Pasquale Scaturro never wanted to be a glorified “tour-bus” driver. For him, leading expeditions, like rafting Ethiopia’s Omo River, is a glorious hobby. He picks a spot on the globe, invites...

grand canyon

A Grand Scheme

In the mother of all canyons, a big-picture adventure below the rim