If the outdoor industry doesn't embrace hunters and anglers as political allies in conservation battles, we all lose
How to find a partner who shares your passion for living bravely, build a relationship fueled by adventure, and keep happiness alive through kids, career changes, and really bad wipeouts
When you're outdoors, you tend to worry about grizzly bears, sharks, and mountain lions. But the real dangers are the parasites and microbes you can't even see. Steven Rinella has been felled by the worst of them, and he offers an essential guide to prioritizing your panic.
An ax that’s as practical as it is refined
Artisanal and organic are wildly overrated when you have a bag of freeze-dried food to cook up after a bitterly cold backcountry day. So says Steven Rinella, who reveals his love affair with mummified grub.
Want to know what domestic bliss looks like? A rundown cabin with no electricity on the edge of rain-soaked Alaskan wilderness.
For years, outdoorsman and hunter Steven Rinella dreamed of felling a Dall sheep, North America's most difficult game animal. After seeing his friends come home with horns of their own, in this excerpt from his new book, Meat Eater: Adventures of an American Hunter, he went all in and booked a trip to the Alaska Range.
Outside's best writers share their thoughts on fatherhood and nature-bonding with Dad.
What do the world's most rejuvenating island escapes have in common? Empty sand, lonely surf, and new adventures of the strangest kind.
In the range wars of the 21st century, the cattle rustler runs Ponzi schemes and the lawman drives an SUV. STEVEN RINELLA joins the new posse.
One might think that jeans would’ve suffered neglect due to all the highfalutin’ Space Age materials on the market today. After all, they’re slow to dry and stretch out between washings. The knees blow out with minimal provocation. But these limitations have only strengthened my love for them. With synthetics…
A glimpse into the mind of a man who has spent 26 years in pursuit of the ultimate gizmo.
Go to Argentina and find the best steak on earth, we told him. It was a dream assignment for our favorite swashbuckling gourmanduntil he found himself staring into el ojo de la vaca.
Brit Eaton is the best of a curious breed of fortune hunters combing old mine shafts and barns across the West for vintage denim. He's discovered $50,000 worth of clothes in a single day, and his clients include Ralph Lauren and Levi's. STEVEN RINELLA joins him on a search for the blues.
Where does a week of doing nothing add up to something great? On a road trip down the still-wild spine of Baja, in search of secluded beaches, the best fish taco, and a much-needed dose of adventure.
Because his conservation philosophy shaped our wild lands
Denis Johnson takes on Vietnam
They're more than 13,000 years old, priceless, and maybe the best evidence yet of the first Americans. Traveling to remotest Alaska, STEVEN RINELLA goes digging for history before it's too late.
In search of brawn, courage, and enlightenment
When he landed a rare permit to hunt bison deep in the Alaskan wilderness, our fearless forager thought he'd be living out a childhood dream. Wild buffalo, hungry grizzlies, nearly fatal hypothermiawhat more could a grown man ask for?
Thomas McGuane is back, with a dazzling story collection about strong-willed guys, mysterious women, and stark realities on the range
...And another feisty pescado in Argentina's Ibera Wetlands
Ready to take up the challenge of reviving the bloody old days of classic haute cuisine? Steven Rinella bites.
Here's the Beef
In the dark of winter, monsters lurk near the glow of Seattle. And man, that's when the jigging's good.
Past and Future Collide on the Class V Rapids of the Philippines' Chico River
Casting for bonefish in the mangrove-choked lagoons of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
Slicing through the waters that brought you the beast that inspired Jaws, Montauks shark hunters search the Atlantic for their cold-blooded, man-eating prey. Its the brutal Mako Mania tournament, where old salts and paying customers harry a dying breed of monsters. Where the stakes are huge, the sharks are bigger, and the fishing is absolutely to di
Successful guerrilla angling requires stealth, perseverance, and an insatiable, what-the-hell willingness to hunt for fish in some damn weird places