Hal Espen

Hal Espen


The Hardest They Come

Our former editor on finding the embodiment of the unlikable idea of literate badass adventure

Hal Espen
Sep 15, 2017

Africa Now

Get ready for the new age of adventure on the world's wildest continent. Whether it's the Ugandan National Kayak Team leading raft trips on the raging White Nile or entrepreneurial young...

Peter Stark, Hal Espen, Ted Botha, and H. Thayer Walker
Jan 4, 2007

The Great and Wonderful Oz

So it's a vast, faraway adventure mecca,no worries, mate! Here come ten abso-bloody-lutely awesome Australian odysseys—from Sydney to the bush—plus locals' picks and all the beta you need...

Hal Espen, Tony Perrottet, Laurel Miller, Adam Skolnick, Daniel Duane, and Stephanie Pearson
Nov 1, 2005

Breaking Away

As he rolls for number seven, wrap your mind around the life and legacy and farewell Tour de France of Lance Armstrong—hero, dad, six-time King of the World, rock-star arm candy, and (sometime...

Hal Espen
Jul 1, 2005

The Thrill of the Skill

Survival and Wilderness Skills

Cameron Walker, John Bradley, Hal Espen, and Grayson Schaffer
Apr 1, 2004

Road Worriers

War, terror, and SARS are keeping millions of travelers at home. Sounds like it's time to plan an adventure.

Hal Espen
Jan 7, 2003

Between the Lines

THE MAGAZINE you're holding marks the culmination of Outside's first 25 years, and I'm happy to report that the occasion finds us all in shockingly good spirits—having a blast, really, as we...

Hal Espen
Jan 10, 2002

Eye of the Storm

Inside the high-risk Hollywood quest to bring Sebastian Junger's true-life thriller to the screen

Hal Espen
Jun 1, 2000