Abe Streep

Abe Streep

Abe Streep is a contributing editor at Outside and a contributing writer at The California Sunday Magazine. His journalism has also appeared in Wired, Harper's, The Atavist, The New York Times Magazine, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Popular Science, NewYorker.com, The Southern Review, and elsewhere.


The Tribes vs. Donald Trump

Ethel Branch, attorney general for the Navajo Nation, sits on a leather couch in a Salt Lake City production studio, sipping bottled water and keeping a close eye on the television screen. It’s...

Abe Streep
May 1, 2018

Patagonia and the Federal Government Go Head to Head

On Monday, immediately after President Trump issued a proclamation cutting Bears Ears National Monument into two significantly smaller areas, Patagonia unveiled its stark new homepage, designed to...

Abe Streep
Dec 8, 2017

Trump Plans to Shrink Bears Ears by 1.1 Million Acres

Documents obtained by Outside show that President Trump's Monday announcement will involve downsizing Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments by nearly a million acres each.

Abe Streep and Jonah Ogles
Nov 30, 2017

Could Logging Reduce Wildfires?

One recent day, I found myself up near Seeley Lake, Montana, an empty vacation community. The air was, officially speaking, "hazardous," or, as an air quality specialist memorably put it, a "hideous...

Abe Streep
Sep 28, 2017

How Big Data Saved the Mountain Town

How does a town go from logging and livestock to bits and bytes? Tiny Prineville, Oregon, is finding out as huge data centers from Apple and Facebook transform the timber town into a recreational hub...

Abe Streep
Aug 4, 2017

Patagonia's Big Business of #Resist

The iconic brand has long been the conscience of the outdoor industry, forsaking hefty profits to do the right thing. Now the company is going to war against the Trump administration over protections...

Abe Streep
Jul 24, 2017

100 Ways to Save the World

This is a grim spring for those concerned about our warming planet. Last year was the hottest in recorded history, eclipsing 2015, which in turn beat out 2014. In December, climate scientists...

Abe Streep
Mar 13, 2017

The Greatest Boat Race Ever (Dreamed Up Over Beers)

Pilot a boat 750 miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan, Alaska—no motors allowed. The prize: $10,000 nailed to a piece of wood. The result: Seven capsizings, four lifesaving Big Macs,...

Abe Streep
Oct 14, 2015