Outdoor Skills


Let Your Kids Get Dirty

What good is there in letting them loose on the nearest mud puddle? Let me count the ways.

Rachel Walker
Apr 22, 2019

Burning Man Meets REI

Outpost wants to disrupt the outdoor gear trade show business. Our writer descended on its California festival last fall to check out the felt hat–wearing, Bulleit bourbon–sipping crowd and to find out whether the buzzy experience is anything more than an Instagram-ready fad.

Claire Martin
Apr 4, 2019

Bear Bags Are Ineffective

You're probably doing it wrong. And even if you aren't, it won't work anyway.

Andrew Skurka
Feb 12, 2019