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Swap ice and cold for sand and sun

Whether you want to dedicate a few hours or a few weeks, here's how to give back on your next trip

Jen Gurecki had zero experience designing skis—until she decided to start her own women's ski company

Why wait in lift lines when you can ski empty slopes at these hidden gems?

Bring your skis and a good book, and prepare to settle in

The diversity expert keeps essential oils and her kid’s sci-fi novel close by

Sure, it's early season, but book these mid- and late-winter vacations now and you'll save big

The climber and photographer is rarely home. But when he is, here’s what he keeps close by.

Tricks for renting cars with surf racks, finding the best singletrack, and buying from the locals' bike shop

The ultrarunner and endurance coach’s must-haves for the trail and life

The peak performance expert and bestselling author on what he’s reading now

A growing number of outfitters are offering options for adaptive athletes

The well-known mountain guide breaks down his 10 essentials

Learn to build a fire, track animals, and forage for wild food—and still sleep in a bed

Skip the overpriced food from the concessioner and check out these local restaurants instead

There's a new breed of low-cost lodging that's custom-made for getting into the wild

The Olympian and investor on the show "Adventure Capitalists" on the gear that makes for quality shut-eye

Both brands just built websites that will help people shop for pre-owned products

Gleich, a professional ski mountaineer, spends a lot of time on the road. Here's the gear she always brings along.

Who knew state parks were this good?

The writer and activist's nighttime essentials

The GoPro founder always keeps one of his cameras handy, even when he sleeps

If there’s anything better than an epic day outside, it’s reliving it over great food and drink. From mountain decks to beachside watering holes, our favorite après spots have mastered Cajun fries, crustaceans, and craft ales.

Her top tip: don't forget the coffee

These hotels and lodges roll out the welcome mat for cyclists

Here's everything he relied on while blazing up the trail

You don't have to strike it mega-rich to have access to an amazing private island—but it helps

You may be in the middle of the wilderness, but a local IPA isn’t that far away

Eric Lagerstrom competed in his first triathlon when he was just 12 years old. He turned pro at age 23, and he’s now a top competitor on the World Triathlon Series. He has also become a skilled videographer and often captures footage during his own races—using GoPros and drones.

Big portions of Highway 1 are closed—which means there's never been a better time to explore this coastal paradise on foot and bike

The Hipcamp founder lets us in on her most essential pre-bed gear

The runner turned entrepreneur talks about her most essential gear

These summer cabins can help you have one of the best weekends of your summer

From hemp oil to ginger tea to earplugs, here’s what the climber and BASE jumper can’t live without

Turns out the former Secretary of the Interior is a total book nerd

Get far into the wilderness in as little time as possible

The animal-rights group is claiming once again that sheep were harmed under Patagonia’s watch. But according to the apparel brand, it had cut ties with the company before any abuse took place.

America will soon be treated to its first total solar eclipse in decades. Here's where to see it.

This sleep and health expert gives us his tips for how to ensure a restful night

Craving sun and sand on the Atlantic? These beach towns offer that and more.

We caught up with the climber to talk about his most essential everyday gear

We get a peek into the fitness guru's most essential gear

There's so much more than sunbathing at these eight spots

From full-fledged resorts to rustic, remote pools, these spots are worth tracking down

Honnold is known for his minimalism, both in climbing and in life. But there are couple items he deems essential.

Presenting the best burgs on the planet

The well-known exercise physiology expert likes to keep it simple

Maybe you don't want to live in a 200-square-foot house full-time, but you wouldn't mind vacationing in one

These six remote beaches are worth the effort it takes to get there

Why should grade schoolers have all the fun? Here are eight summer camp–inspired lodges where adults are welcome.

Everyone in the family can get a piece of the action on these summer floats

Three prominent van dwellers share their favorite spots to set up camp

After a day of adventuring, you deserve an amazing beer paired with a tour of an amazing brewery

Go ride a bike in one of these five up-and-coming singletrack meccas

Whether you're hitting the beach, boarding a long flight, or flipping on a headlamp in your tent, you'll want these must-reads at your side

Six athletically inclined people—regular folks with regular jobs, just like you—divulge how much money they spend on their fitness routines

The performance head scarf will be worn by Muslim athletes around the world, but it's also an essential piece of gear for one mountaineer

Trail crews have carved out hundreds of new miles for hikers, runners, and riders from New York to California. It's time to freshen up your route.

Get ready to bike, surf, and hike your way out of winter on these killer warm-weather adventures

Our favorite camps, clinics, and trips designed for and run by lady shredders

Couples who ski together stay together, right? But even if neither of you will ever click into a pair of bindings, you can learn from these eight dating tips.

You don't have to be a seasoned mountaineer to bag any of these peaks, especially if you hire the right guide

From the Super C to Corbet's Couloir, these are as good as it gets

The Colorado behemoth is snapping up ski areas across North America. Here’s what happens when the hill changes hands.

Alternative lodging has one distinct advantage: putting you close to the adventure that brought you there in the first place

Abandoned fire lookout stations are being repurposed as backcountry cabins, offering affordable rustic overnight retreats with stellar views

The U.S. ski culture’s 10 oldest, weirdest events—official and unofficial

A long-time Colorado patroller talks about avoiding mountain lions, the biggest storm he's ever seen, and the high cost of backcountry rescues

We asked the best pow chasers we know how they make it work in some of the country's most famous winter resorts

While other stores close their doors for the day, Patagonia will stay open and give away every cent of what it earns to environmental nonprofits

If you’re going to endure a trail-running race, you may as well do it someplace beautiful

Want to learn a new skill and visit a faraway locale? You can now do both, thanks to a boom in instructional outdoor clinics worth traveling for.

Here’s how to live the lake life, without investing in waterfront real estate