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5 New Off-the-Beaten-Path Long-Distance Trails

From a new route that provides access to some of British Columbia’s best surf spots to a 1,400-plus-mile path that will connect all of Italy’s national parks, these aren’t your average walking journeys

Megan Michelson
Mar 30, 2021

Will the Pandemic Fix Hawaii?

Parts of the state have been overrun by tourists for years. When COVID-19 hit, the islands got a much needed pause. Will it change the future of tourism there for good?

Martha Cheng
Mar 6, 2021

The Dispute over a Cable Car on Kilimanjaro

Although the concept has been OK'd, that doesn't mean it will be implemented. Here's what former government officials, local guides, and environmental experts told Outside about its possible implications on Africa's highest peak.

Stephanie Vermillion
Feb 14, 2021

I Watched the Birth of a Carbon Offset

Carbon offsets are confusing, and many people wonder how—or if—they even work. Hoping to find a more guilt-free way to travel, frequent flier Tim Neville heads to the ranchlands of Montana to see what an offset looks like on the ground. Hint: it involves cows.

Tim Neville
Oct 27, 2020
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