Mary Turner

Mary Turner

Mary Turner is the deputy editor of Outside. Before joining the Outside team, she worked in New York at Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and Allure. She lives in Santa Fe.



We Hear You, Ladies

This May we've partnered with REI to celebrate the unapologetic, fierce women around the world—those who live bravely, chasing dreams and fighting to be heard. This Women's Issue is just the...

Mary Turner
Apr 11, 2017

The Witness: Erin Trieb

Photojournalist, Erin Trieb travels the world, documenting some of the hardest topics.

Mary Turner
Apr 11, 2017

Thacher House

The sweet smell of orange groves overtakes you as you approach the Thacher House. It’s a sign of good things to come.

Mary Turner
Jan 18, 2017

The Life of an American Hunter

Outside correspondent Steven Rinella talks to his longtime editor, Mary Turner, about his new book (and TV show of the same name) Meat Eater, how he got started fishing and hunting, and why he’ll...

Mary Turner
Aug 13, 2012

Surfing Sri Lanka's Empty Breaks

Emerging from a 27-year civil war, Sri Lanka’s jungle terrain and white-sand beaches remain largely undiscovered. But the conflict ended in 2009, meaning there are empty (and safe) waves to be found...

Mary Turner
Dec 7, 2011

Central America

Central America's best travel destinations, from fishing in Panama to surfing in Costa Rica and scuba diving in Honduras.

Stephanie Pearson, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, Mary Turner, and Bonnie Tsui
Oct 18, 2011

Montauk Surfing

Seven surfers from Montauk, New York, give you the lowdown on one of the East Coast's premier surf towns.

Mary Turner
Aug 5, 2011

The Seven Deadly Sins of Giving: Lust

Our vice-themed handbook has the perfect present for everyone on your list, including the best women's gear of 2010.

The Editors and Mary Turner
Nov 29, 2010

Elevated Consumption

These five chefs from Colorado are realizing that there’s no better pairing than fine cuisine and high-altitude fun.

Mary Turner, Riley Blanton, and Shauna Sweeney
Nov 16, 2010

Step into Celluloid

The latest films and fashions from seven of the brightest stars at this year's Mountainfilm in Telluride festival.

Mary Turner, Shauna Sweeney, Abe Streep, and Elizabeth Hightower Allen
Aug 30, 2010

Keir Beadling

CEO, Evolve Sports and Mavericks Surf Ventures, San Francisco, CA

Michael Roberts, Mary Turner, and Sam Moulton
May 6, 2009