Aleta Burchyski

Aleta Burchyski

Aleta Burchyski is the associate managing editor of Outside.


How to Survive a Black Bear Attack

We asked an expert to watch the new horror movie ‘Backcountry’ and break down the myths and realities of encountering one of the forest's most dangerous animals

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How to Beat Ski Boot Funk

Nothing ruins a good pair of ski boots like the smell of old ski boots. Keep them powder fresh with these four stink-busting essentials.

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Four Weeks to a Better Beard

We tapped practicing dermatologist Jeffrey Benabio and Beardbrand founder Eric Bandholz for their pro tips and tools to get you on track to your best beard yet.

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No-Sweat Gym Grooming Essentials

There are a million reasons to skip the shower after a gym workout, but for your sake and everyone else's, please do. These quick-drying, multitasking essentials will keep your locker-room grooming...

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Your Antiperspirant Is Making You Reek

Initial findings by a team at Belgium’s Ghent University show that compared with wearing deodorant and even going au naturel, antiperspirant actually spawns larger populations of Actinobacteria,...