Peter Vigneron

Peter Vigneron

Peter Vigneron is a former associate online editor at Outside and a former editor at Runner's World.


‘Free Solo’ Is the Best Climbing Movie Ever Made

On June 3, 2017, Alex Honnold climbed the 3,300-foot Freerider route on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley without a rope. Working in secrecy, a film crew led by Jimmy Chin captured both the climb and two...

Peter Vigneron
Sep 26, 2018

Lindsey Vonn's Last Olympic Downhill Medal

At 33 years old, she became the oldest woman to medal in alpine skiing—an accomplishment of which she should be very, very proud. The bronze is ultimately a lesson in restraint.

Peter Vigneron
Feb 21, 2018

The Curious Case of the Disappearing Nuts

In California, millions of dollars' worth of almonds, walnuts, and pistachios are disappearing. Farmers are perplexed, the cops are confused, and the crooks are getting richer. We sent our...

Peter Vigneron
May 24, 2017

'Mappy Hour' Is the Best Mix of Booze and Geography

Mappy Hour—a portmanteau of maps and happy hour—got its start three years ago in New York City. The idea, says 26-year-old cofounder Alex Tilsley, is to “trade beta on adventures, facilitate relation...

Peter Vigneron
May 16, 2017