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A Month of Microadventures in New York City

A Month of Microadventures in New York City

Shelma Jun, founder of women's climbing organization Flash Foxy and co-founder of production company Never Not Collective, outlines a busy month of foraging, climbing, and other adventures in the city

The Mountains Weren't Enough for Marine Dan Sidles

The Mountains Weren't Enough for Marine Dan Sidles

As America wrestles with high rates of suicide among military personnel and veterans, outdoor programs have been offered up as a promising treatment. Dan Sidles seemed like the ideal candidate: an Iraq War vet who suffered from PTSD, he tried to find a renewed sense of purpose through climbing and mountaineering. Ultimately, it wasn’t enough. Brian Mockenhaupt explores the final years of a tortured friend.

Our Favorite Quick-and-Cheap Adventures

Our Favorite Quick-and-Cheap Adventures

'Outside' staffers know a thing or two about maximizing our microadventures. Steal our tips for getting after it in the early morning, late at night, during lunchtime, and on short weekends.

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