Aleta Burchyski

Aleta Burchyski

Aleta Burchyski is the associate managing editor of Outside.


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.

Aleta Burchyski
Dec 2, 2014

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...

Aleta Burchyski
Sep 22, 2014

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,...

Aleta Burchyski
Aug 13, 2014

Swimming Hole Essentials

There’s nothing like late summer’s hot days and cool nights for parking it at rivers, lakes, streams, and hotsprings.

Aleta Burchyski
Aug 12, 2014

Secret Skin-Care Tips from Rock Climbing Pros

Bone-dry palms that give way to stiff calluses. Ultra-short nails and shredded cuticles. Bandages locked down with superglue. A professional climber’s grip can’t just be strong, it has to be tough....

Aleta Burchyski
Jul 25, 2014

The 14 Best Things about Mountainfilm in Telluride 2014

Okay, sure, T-Ride's annual gathering of the storytelling tribe can wax a bit earnest, but it's still one of the finest showcases of adventure filmmaking talent you'll find in America (or anywhere...

Aleta Burchyski
May 27, 2014

Real Men Groom with Charcoal

If you’ve relegated charcoal to the backyard or the water filter, you’re missing out.

Aleta Burchyski
May 23, 2014

8 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gifts

These gifts will help her relax, recharge, and get ready for whatever’s next, whether it’s your bucket-list trek—or hers.

Aleta Burchyski
May 8, 2014

Grooming Essentials for Backpacking and Camping

Let’s face it: the great outdoors is a grimy, buggy, skin-scorching, sweat-inducing place, and a small quiver of personal-care items can make the difference between enjoying the sunset and sticking...

Aleta Burchyski
Apr 14, 2014