Hiking and Backpacking
Hiking and Backpacking
We Can All Learn Something from John Muir
Set to a John Muir quote, narrated by none other than mountain climber Lou Whittaker—outdoor films don't get better than this.
The 10 Types of People You Meet on the Trail
We embrace the stereotype to salute the characters who add a little personality to all the backpacking trips we’ve ever taken
Backpacking for Beginners
Everything a first-timer needs to know before hitting the trails
The Gear Pacific Crest Trail Through-Hikers Can’t Live Without
We stopped six trekkers passing through Oregon to find out what they love most so far
How Hiking Could Help Change the Fate of Rural Appalachia
Rural Appalachia is the unhealthiest place in the country by almost any metric. Steve Bowling, a 45-year-old library director in Kentucky, has a simple remedy: nature walks.
So Your Partner Doesn't Want to Have Tent Sex
Outside's love guide answers your most pressing questions about dating, break-ups, and everything in between. Today, we discuss significant others who are scared of insects and intimacy.
Thru-Hiking Goes International with These New Long-Distance Trails
Inspired by iconic American long trails, a new generation of pioneers are creating paths for hikers and bikers the world over
The Best New Thru-Hikes
Beta on four of the newest long trails
Our Favorite Made-in-America Gear
Four products I use all the time that were built here in the USA
The Ultralight Summer Backpacking Kit
We wanted to see just how light we could make our summer backpacking setup—money and comfort be damned
The Crew Building the Next Great American Thru-Hike
The Great Eastern Trail spans nine states and 1,600 miles just west of the Appalachian Trail, but private landowners, meager funding, and sluggish construction are holding up the completion of America's next big wilderness route
How to Introduce a Puppy to the Outdoors
If you want to make an adventure buddy, the first few weeks are critical
The Pacific Crest Trail Is Super Dangerous This Year
California's banner snowfall plus a record number of hikers have kept local search and rescue teams very, very busy
How Fleet Foxes' Frontman Cured His Burnout with Adventure
Robin Pecknold was in no rush to follow up his band's 2011 hit indie album. In the six-year break leading up to the band's forthcoming record, he's been hitting trails and waves around the world.
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