We tested nearly 20 hydration packs on everything from roads to rugged trails. These five outperformed the rest.
Last year, Angel Collinson surprised everyone when she retired after a decade as a professional athlete. She’s still finding her way.
When you gotta go, you gotta go. These make it easier no matter where you are.
Six pieces of equipment for running around a 14,000-foot mountain
When mountaineer Nirmal “Nims” Purja climbed K2 this year, he and his fellow climbers stumbled onto rancid food, tattered tents, and piles of human waste
At the end of one of the most successful Everest seasons in years, we collected the most compelling stories about the peak and how it can bring out the best and worst in those who attempt to climb it
Carryall solutions for every kind of run
The beloved annual gathering is in person again in Telluride, Colorado, and screening some of the most exciting adventure films of the year
The trio ascended the technical and coveted southeast ridge to the summit of the 24,787-foot peak
A series of extreme weather events stripped the lower 48’s most glaciated mountains of their snowpack, leaving guides in the lurch
In their Outside TV series, Mike Chambers and Jason Antin take on crazy adventures between Friday evening and Monday morning, inspiring the rest of us to do more with our Saturdays and Sundays, too
Our top fleece picks for any situation
The countrywide TP shortages inspired us to see if we've been missing out on the ultimate camping bathroom hack
Experts weigh in on how to make a face covering out of what's in your gear closet
An official declaration from Nepal's Department of Immigration confirms that the world's highest peak will be closed for the season due to coronavirus concerns
On February 24, registration opened for a series of climbing courses in an effort to standardize teaching the sport and help gym climbers transition to the outdoors in a safe way
Gear that will get you out the door
Going to the bathroom while skiing is notoriously difficult. These bottoms ease the burden.
After Kirstie Ennis lost her leg, she climbed some of the hardest mountains in the world. And she’s just getting started.
When—and how—should you call in search and rescue?
Over six months and seven days, the Nepali climber summited all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks
These shirts do it all—dinner, drinks, and (yes) lumberjacking
Everyone can find a pair that fits perfectly, whether you prefer compression, roomy cuts, full coverage, or a barely there fit
The man who took the most shocking Everest photo of the year is about to break one of mountaineering's stoutest records
Copy these overachievers and make the most of your trek to the office
A helicopter search spotted five bodies in avalanche debris
Epic ultras in the Alps. An urban loop in running's most beloved city. High desert treks through the American Southwest. These are without a doubt the best runs on the planet.
Sometimes dying in the mountains is just the luck of the draw
We don't want to hear about the time your dog did a fourteener. Mera, recently renamed Baru, made the first canine ascent of Nepal's 23,389-foot Baruntse in November 2018.
The legendary surfer brothers on the power of stoke and their new documentary
We dig into the finances of an Alpine Ascents International guide
These organizations want to help you tick that big once-in-a-lifetime trip off your list
Lightheaded or feeling woozy? Trekking companies are convincing tourists it's an emergency and making tens of thousands off the insurance claims.
Amid a frenzied conversation over shrinking public lands, Native Americans run hundreds of miles to honor—and take back—the land that's sacred to them
For one, it makes headlines for excellence and not for, um, dogs dying in its overhead bins
Even if you’re not planning on climbing Denali, you can still learn some backcountry best practices from these mountaineering incidents
From speed records to eco-anarchists, these reads explore the legend of an iconic place
Nikki Cooley and her sister want to get more Native people working in some of the the outdoor world's most coveted positions
The public's helping Colorado Parks and Wildlife crack down on the harassment of animals—one distressed moose at a time
The Sherpa climber now holds the top-of-the-world record
She’s a single mom who works as a dishwasher at a Whole Foods in Connecticut. And she just reached the top of the world for the ninth time.
The hangable berth is evolving
Six women talk about their experiences with harassment while recreating or working in the outdoor industry
Sherpa women aren’t encouraged to climb mountains. But that wasn't going to stop Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, who grew up in a Himalayan village with no electricity or running water but knew that she would one day summit Mount Everest. At 21, she stood on top of the world and then started a new quest: to become the first woman from her country to earn mountaineering's most elite title—an IFMGA.
And they're nearly indestructable
Savvy streetwear to fend off April showers
High-altitude alpinist Masha Gordon says it's time women claimed more peaks, and she has a plan to make it happen
Brands, activists, and politicians gathered at the start of the Outdoor Retailer trade show to rally around public lands
A new study says yes, and scientists are trying to find out why
We care about public lands, and that's why we're joining a discussion about how to preserve them at the Outdoor Retailer show
The Himalayan Database has long been considered the place to find stats about climbs on the region's big peaks. Now, for the first time, that data will be free to the public.
Check out these seven new docs from the biggest film festivals of the season
When running four marathons in a row, it helps to enlist a professional for help. I tested a bunch of her advice so you don't have to.
After two failed attempts, the team of three ascended Nuptse's massive 7,000-foot wall to put up a new route on one of the Himalayas' most difficult mountains
Add this simple device to your pack. You won’t regret it.
We spent a summer day watching ski-porn trailers and picking out our favorites
Jean production is resource intensive and sometimes toxic—but it doesn't have to be
Style meets function
From 'Jaws' to the creatively bad shark films of 2013, we revisited them all for you
Ten simple, stylish, environmentally friendly options
Sarah Laine gets to create rock climbing routes for a living, and she's one of few women who do it
Seems like everyone has a cause these days. These women are actually making good on their promises.
Mountaineer and guide
'Everest Rescue' is an inside look at a very risky job: performing high-altitude helicopter rescues on the tallest mountain in the world
We’re going to make your first smart decision of the new year a quick and easy one
It's time to buy a better whiskey glass
This hoodie will last a lifetime
Kyle Wester broke the world speed record for skateboarding earlier this fall—but we wanted to see how his miles-per-hour compared to other sports
From burning sneakers to Olympic pleas, here's how some of the outdoor world's power players reacted in the week following the election
Consider yourself a whiskey drinker? Then you need these glasses.
The proper way to carry your phone while riding a bike
This Winnebago is so fast you can drag race it
The best way to store your bike in a small apartment
Most e-bikes are big, heavy, and a pain to haul around when you’re not pedaling. The Vektron ($3,400) bucks that trend, with a frame that folds down small enough to fit under your desk at work. It also has a motor with a max speed of 20 miles per hour…
A folding knife that will also start your campfire
Hiking boots can be gorgeous, not just utilitarian
Filson made a sleeping bag, and we want it
One folding knife to rule them all
The simplest, most elegant wallet we've ever seen