Abigail Wise

Abigail Wise

Abigail Wise is the online managing editor at Outside. She finds it hard to choose between the desert and the mountains, loves every dog she meets, and writes a weekly newsletter about women in the outdoors.


The 8 Best Outdoorsy Podcasts

These eight podcasts harness a sense of adventure, inspire you to train harder, and help find your new favorite beer to kick back with after your next sufferfest.

Parks Offer Free Access on Public Lands Day

On Saturday, the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation will all offer free access to their public lands.

$1.5 Billion NPS Bill Introduced

On Friday, Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) and five other Democrats introduced the National Park Service Centennial Act in an effort to bring more funding to national parks.

This Is Who's Fighting Fires in the West

With only 12 percent of the 472-square-mile Okanogan Complex wildfires in Washington contained and wildfires blazing in many other western states, U.S. fire fighters are turning to outside help.