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.

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The Tribes vs. Donald Trump

Last December, when the Trump administration announced its decision to shrink Bears Ears National Monument, a crack team of Native American attorneys armed themselves with a lawsuit that ensured tribal voices will lead the legal battle to overturn it. Abe Streep reports on a historic case that will reverberate for generations.

Abe Streep
May 1, 2018

Trump Plans to Shrink Bears Ears by 1.1 Million Acres

New documents suggest that President Trump's Monday announcement will involve downsizing the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments by nearly a million acres each

Abe Streep and Jonah Ogles
Nov 30, 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 of mountain bikers and craft brewers.

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 for public land in a bid to become a serious political player—which happens to be very good for sales.

Abe Streep
Jul 24, 2017

100 Ways to Save the World

Paul Hawken presents a bold plan to beat back climate change based on solutions already within our grasp. Do any of them stand a chance?

Abe Streep
Mar 13, 2017

The Everest Exodus Has Finally Begun

After two years of unimaginable tragedy, everyone from outfitters and Sherpas to would-be climbers and the Nepalese government is questioning the future of commercial mountaineering. And then there’s Morton, a veteran guide who spent the past year asking: What happens when you try to leave the world’s most lucrative mountain forever?

Abe Streep
Apr 4, 2016

The Greatest Boat Race Ever (Dreamed Up Over Beers)

The rules: 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, one dramatic coast guard rescue, and a cast of oddball adventurers who reclaimed the salty heart of ocean racing.

Abe Streep
Oct 14, 2015