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The Dangers of a Wired Wilderness

The Dangers of a Wired Wilderness

Guess what? The grid is expanding and we predict in the next five years, you won't be able to unplug—even in the backcountry.

Brent Rose
Jun 17, 2014
The New Era of Low-Cost, High-Risk Expeditions

The New Era of Low-Cost, High-Risk Expeditions

Landing easy money to pay for adventure is a thing of the past. Now athletes must perfect the art of low-cost, high-risk expeditions to access the world’s remotest corners, and young mountaineer Ed Farrelly is leading the charge.

Mike Peake
Jun 17, 2014
The Best Adventure Tech of 2013

The Best Adventure Tech of 2013

Sharing powder shots, filming your friend's huck, and keeping in touch have never been easier with gadgets like Fujifilm's XP170 and the DeLorme InReach communicator.

Will Palmer
Oct 27, 2012
Power Tools

Power Tools

Whether you need to capture, connect, or just sit back and relax, the newest portable gadgets are ready to serve.

Will Palmer
Feb 11, 2011
Go Big or Go Home: Epic Alaskan Adventures

Go Big or Go Home: Epic Alaskan Adventures

Cruise ships and wildlife buses? The tourist staples miss the point of Alaska: It's the last real place to find an epic, crowd-free adventure on American soil. We've scoured the state for the best wilderness lodges, river trips, lonely highways, and DIY escapes. Bear mace not included.

Stephanie Pearson
Mar 17, 2010
What sat phone should I get for Patagonia and Antarctica?

What sat phone should I get for Patagonia and Antarctica?

I will be spending time hiking in Patagonia, climbing Mt. Vinson, and cross-country skiing in Antarctica. It seems a valuable piece of gear would be a satellite phone, but I don't see any reviews on Outside Online. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Chuck Sonoma, CA

Douglas Gantenbein
Oct 12, 2009