People are searching for community, better quality of life, and more outdoor access. These towns check all of those boxes and then some.

A podcast exploring solutions to the Colorado River crisis, a film about a leading advocate of Title IX, and more

We tested more than 100 pairs of skis. These 10 were the best in test.

Late summer arrived. We soaked up every minute with this gear.

With sunny skies and cooler temperatures, fewer crowds, and off-season deals to be had, fall may be our favorite getaway season. Here where our editors are headed.

Yes, we saw the Barbie movie. But we also got caught up on other recent film releases, enjoyed some summer tunes, and knocked a few books off of our reading lists.

The history of freeride mountain biking takes center stage in the new feature documentary from Outside Studios and Freeride Entertainment

The products we used during the hottest month of the year

Nature is the ultimate source of wonder. But what is awe, really, and why is it good for us?

The tour’s brought the stoke to festivals, local shops, and trailheads all summer long—and it’s not over yet. We’ve got dozens more events this summer and fall. See where we’re headed next, and enter to win a sweet gear package worth $5,000!

The 26-year-old woman fell nearly 500 feet from Blitzen Ridge

The products that let us get outside in the summer heat

A documentary about a historically Black summer camp, the new podcast from Serial Productions, essential books about pirates, Netflix specials featuring Oprah, Michelle Obama, and Viola Davis, and more

It’s becoming harder to find a slice of nature all to yourself. But there are plenty of secluded sweet spots around the country if you know where to look. From national monuments and lakeshores to forests and scenic waterways, here are some stunning, uncrowded wildlands that are definitely worth exploring.

Grab a gift for the dads in your life—and yourself while you'’e at it

Ten products we used to get outside last month

A collection of essays about agriculture and water pollution, the latest survival reality show, a podcast about clothing, the new ’Legend of Zelda’ game, and more

We made these errors so you don’t have to

Here it is June and you’re still turning over travel plans? Come along with us, as we head out to see wolves, test our mettle on Tour de France ascents, trek across one of Colorado’s most photographed mountain passes, and generally get outside in big, bold ways this season.

A brisk journey to determine the top products in our Hike and Camp category

These were the products we couldn't wait to test

Our beloved pups have caused countless accidents, moments of horror, and sleepless nights

We reviewed 386 pieces of gear. But these ones stood above.

We shopped the sale so you don’t have to

We found the best deals on our favorite gear for you

We bet you've never heard of some of these dog breeds

Sure, pretty sunsets and endorphin-pumping summits do the trick. But we’ve also found plenty more surprising moments of wonder and delight.

What kinds of stories do you want and not want from us? Fill out a short survey so we can create the shows you’re after.

We’re celebrating the grandeur of America, from beautiful rivers, beaches, and mountains to incredible glamping outposts and wild places. Our travel experts are constantly on the road finding new adventures, and their ideas will jump-start your next unforgettable journey.

A tax-deductible donation of any size can have a huge impact on these nonprofits, all working to get everyone outside and protect our planet. Pick an org and donate today in just a few clicks.

Our editors listened to a podcast about Indigenous resistance, watched a film about Palestinian climbers, and checked a few more books off of our reading lists

Gear up for summer adventures with these killer deals

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Experience the culture, traditions, and community of Kauai in an iconic island race for runners and walkers

New music by boygenius, a text exploring the governance of natural resources, ‘South Side,’ ‘She Said,’ and more

Here’s what our team used to thrive last month

We’re going the extra mile with 261 Fearless, our nonprofit partner that empowers women through running

Professional runner Lauren Fleshman’s memoir, a climbing survival story, a new Outside podcast, a sci-fi video game, and more

Sam Anthamatten and Jérémie Heitz set out to ski aesthetic, high-altitude lines, but an accident along the way creates a new challenge

Coming February 13, a weekday podcast featuring short stories of resilience in the face of big challenges and unexpected adventures

Two Academy Award nominees, books of poetry and sound, Korean American cooking, and a learning app

We scoured the iconic brand's winter sale and found some of our favorite gear at 40 percent off

Healthy habits are hard to maintain. We sent five writers on long-overdue quests for self-improvement.

Eighties throwbacks, new Netflix series, a bird board game, and kids’ music that isn’t by Raffi

Consider these our anti–New Year’s resolutions 

From the whimsical to the epic, these are our favorite stories of the year

From President Obama to Kevin Costner, celebs are lending their voices to outdoor documentaries. Who would you choose to narrate yours?

Who doesn’t have last-minute shopping to do? We have you covered.

From the diehard gear nerd to those new to the sport, we found something for every powder seeker at Backcountry’s winter sale

The shredders, climbers, policy-makers, barrier breakers, and scientists who forever changed the way we view the world

Music inspired by birds, a volcano film for the big screen, a spiritual manifesto, and more

Don't wait til the last minute—check everyone off your list while these deals last

Score some of the best prices of the year on some of our favorite gear

Late fall turned out some inclement weather for our first-ever Gear Summit—but that just meant good conditions for testing products from 28 brands

Score some of the best prices of the year on some of our favorite gear

A simple sequence of stretches that all but ensure a proper night’s rest

A scary movie and novella for spooky season, ‘House of the Dragon,’ ‘Rings of Power,’ an Outside columnist’s first novel, and more

The Tour de Elon (gasp) would mean more than just “minor changes” to the world’s most famous bike race

Thinking about winter kinda makes our day. Here are the film tour dates that are sure to be good days for you, too.

When it comes to whipping up delicious meals, we have opinions

Huckberry is offering up to 30 percent off on some of its best sellers

It’s the little, forgettable things that make the difference between a good trip and a bad one

Cooler temps have arrived and we’re loving it

Hip flexors creaky and tight? We’ve got the antidote: yoga poses that stretch hip muscles and provide relief.

Our soft-drink warriors both believe this sugary, caffeine-packed soda is the perfect refreshment after exercise or adventure. (Hmm. OK.) They disagree about flavors, and be warned: it might get loud.

What we used to hit our summer stride

Each year, Big City Mountaineers changes thousands of kids’ lives by bringing them on their first outdoor adventures. You can make it happen for another.

People keep falling into outdoor latrines while rescuing lost phones. Our editors list the belongings they would fish out of an outdoor crapper—and which ones they’d leave behind.

Our editors know how to get off the grid. Here are the trips they chose to take this year—from Hawaii to Massachusetts—along with their intel and gear recommendations. Give one of these experiences and you can be sure it’s editor-approved.